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Unit 3: Understanding Theme

By the end of this unit, student should know:

  • Theme and how to determine theme.
  • Symbolism
  • How to accurately punctuate dialogue
  • Clauses - a group of words with a subject and a verb.
  • The difference between a dependent clause and an independent clause
  • Coordinating Conjunctions - what they are and what they do
    • Join words, phrases, and clauses
    • For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So (FAN BOYS)
  • How to punctuate compound sentences (a sentence with 2 independent clauses, joined by a conjunction
    • Add a comma before the conjunction.
    • Example: She studied hard for the test, and she did really well

Unit 3 Practice Sites:
Cause & Effect Powerpoint - view the powerpoint and work through the slides.


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Writing - similes and Metaphors
Study & Reading Skills: paraphrasing, reading skills
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Inferencing Practice:
Inferencing Quiz
Grammar Practice Sites:
Independent & Dependent Clause Practice - Try at least 3 sites!
Conjunction Practice -
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Punctuating Dialogue Practice

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