Goals: To be able to write grammatically mature and diverse sentences with correct punctuation and a variety of styles
Opener: Copy out the following sentences. Punctuate them correctly, circle the subject of each clause, underline each appositive phrases, and identify which kind of sentence it is (simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex).
Handouts in Class:
Terms and Vocabulary: see the board in class, and online
Work Assigned and Collected: We did the following activity. I also handed back your Appositives Practice handout -- if you need to complete it, it is due Monday.
Notes and instructions: Do the following activity on a piece of paper to turn in. Title it “Appositive Practice 12/15.”
PART 1 (please include this title and number your sentences): For the following sentences, add in an appositive phrase that renames the word or phrase in bold. Be sure to punctuate it correctly.
PART 2 (please include this title and number your sentences): Write two compound or complex sentences of your own that include one or more appositives that are more than two words long.