So, today we talked more about making effective Topic Sentences, as well as the Grammar Points dealing with Comma Use (textbook page 60) and Sentence Structure Problems (page 62).
Both of those grammar points are very important, but especially page 62 is worth marking and remembering, as sentence problems of that kind are common in student writing.
We finished Unit 3… or we will finish it, when you are done today’s homework. Speaking of which…
Remember, if you have a problem, put a star in the book and ask a question in tomorrow’s class!
PARAGRAPH BLOG ASSIGNMENT:
Also, I gave you a prompt for your Paragraph Blog post for today or tomorrow:
Because someone asked, I will note: I’m not reading these paragraphs daily. I do stop by and look, but I’m not providing individual feedback. (I can’t, there’s too many paragraphs and that’s not the purpose of the blog. The purpose is just for you to get some daily practice. However, if you have a question you can print your paragraph and visit me after class for feedback.)
One more thing: I mentioned out Midterm Exam. I’ll let you know tomorrow whether we’ll have the exam on Thursday (31 December) or next Monday (4 January 2016!). I did mention the content, though, so I’ll remind you in case someone wants to start studying now.
The exam will have three sections: