11th Grade English PPT

January 6, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Arts & Humanities, Writing, Grammar
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ACT Prep Subject: 11th Grade English



Learning Intentions - Today, I am going to practice CollegeReadiness Standards in English: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Sentence Structure and Formation: 20-23 Knowledge of Language: 24-27 Punctuation Conventions: 24-27 Punctuation Conventions: 24-27 Usage Conventions: 28-32 Sentence Structure and Formation: 16-19

Success Criteria – I am successful if I can… 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Use parallel structure Use the phrase most appropriate in terms of the content and style Recognize and correct inappropriate uses of colons and commas Use apostrophes to form simple possessive nouns Correctly use the relative pronouns who and whom Determine the need for punctuation or conjunctions to correct fused sentences

11th Grade English • You will have 1 minute and 30 seconds to work on each question individually. • You will have 1 minute and 30 seconds to work as a group and write your rationales for each answer.

11th Grade English 1. Unbricking a kiln after a firing is like a person uncovering buried treasure. A. B. C. D.

NO CHANGE someone a potter OMIT the underlined portion

11th Grade English

2. The fire chugs like a train engine, hungry for more oxygen. Each tie the fire is stoked, sparks shoot from the chimney into the night sky. The clay pieces gleam white-hot amid the flames. At last, when the temperature soars out of sight, she knows the firing is nearing its end. Given that all the choices are true, which provides the most specific detail and maintains the style and tone of the essay?

A. B. C. D.

NO CHANGE rises beyond belief, soars well above a thousand degrees, elevates in increments to the point that a temperature of more than one thousands degrees is reached,

11th Grade English 3. Rosie, it turns out is: a desert tortoise that my grandmother had started raising over twenty years ago. A. B. C. D.

NO CHANGE Rosie, it turns out, is Rosie, it turns out is Rosie it turns out, is

11th Grade English 4. I learned that I should build plywood enclosures in each of my parents’ backyards so that Rosie would be safe year round. A. NO CHANGE B. parent’s backyards C. parents backyards D. parents backyards,

11th Grade English 5. Banneker’s grandmother was an indentured servant from England whom, after completing the term of her contract, bought some land and then married a freed slave. A. NO CHANGE B. who, C. which, D. OMIT the underlined portion.

11th Grade English 6. Their daughter Mary – Benjamin’s mother – also married a freed slave. Benjamin’s grandmother taught him to read, and he attended a one-room Quaker school when the farmwork slowed down during the winter. Which of the following alternatives to the underlined portion would NOT be acceptable? A. read; he B. read, and he also C. read he D. read. He


ACT Prep Subject: 11th Grade English


Now ‘Squad Up’ and replay this PPT. Use the Student Answer/Rationale Sheet. Then exchange your Squad’s answer sheet with that of another squad. Launch the ANSWERS video.

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