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To pink • \PINK\ • verb 1 a : to perforate

in an ornamental pattern. To decorate


a piece of clothing or fabric by adding
holes or by scalloping the fringe.

International Day of
Peace

1810
Mexico began its revolt against Spanish rule.

SEPT. 17TH 2009


Forty percent of Americans always or often
watch television while eating dinner.
 Any questions about the
Dailies I Dailies so far?

We’ll work on #7 and #8 today! Today’s section will need to be


outlined in GREEN!
 Grammar:  First, write down (word-for-word) the definitions and/or notes in the box.  Then,
respond to the questions/prompts in complete sentences.  When you are finished, draw a
green box around this section.
 
Phrase:  a group of words that does not include a subject-verb
pair
(a cat, those bats, not so much)

Clause:  a group of words that includes a subject-verb pair;  it


may or may not be able to stand alone as a complete thought
(when I was little, if he were taller, there he is, etc...)

      Independent Clause:  a clause that can stand alone as a


complete thought (He is my best friend.)

      Dependent Clause:  a clause that cannot stand alone as


a complete thought
(before I go, whenever I eat cheese)
Answer the questions
 “I always wanted to meet this family
legend…”  Does this group of words include
a subject?  If yes, what is it?  Does this group
of words include a verb?  If yes, what is it?  Is
this group of words a phrase, an
independent clause, or a dependent clause?

 “…when I was eight…” Does this group of


words include a subject?  If yes, what is it? 
Does this group of words include a verb?  If
yes, what is it?  Is this group of words a
phrase, an independent clause, or a
You have the rest of the period to work
Favorite
onFamous
you twoQuotation
paragraphs and your poster
with the quote.

If you choose to not work, I have some


worksheets on clauses for you to work
on.

Remember, I am grading your writing


using the scale at the bottom of the
assignment sheet. It is based on a six
point scale.
Favorite Famous Quotation
Daily Question

Clauses

 What does a independent clause do


that a dependant does not?
 How many times can you say “I
pass” per term?
 What is a phrase missing that would
make it a clause?