in Classical Conversations, Homeschool

Classical Conversations | Week 10 Essentials Lesson Plan

  • November 18, 2018
  • By MJ
  • 0 Comments
Classical Conversations | Week 10 Essentials Lesson Plan

Week 10

Structure: Compound

Purpose: Declarative

Pattern: S-Vl-PA

Part of Speech: Adjectives

Charts: L (review C,D,G,K)

EEL Tasks: 1-4

 

REVIEW:

 

Chart C, D, G, K

 

Prepositional phrases

  • Adverbial
  • Adjectival

 

Play preposition game: I’m going on a hike…..   “in the woods”

-“in the woods” answers an adverb question = “where?”

– “in the woods” is an adverbial prepositional phrase

  • Have each student add a prepositional phrase and repeat from the beginning

 

NEW:

 

Adjective (AJ) = modifies a noun or pronoun by describing, qualifying, or limiting.

 

Answers the questions = What kind? How many? Which? Whose?

 

Predicate Adjective (PA) = follows a linking verb and describes the subject.

  • Different than predicate nominative (PN) which RENAMESthe subject.

 

Chart L

 

  • Questions (what kind? How many? Which? Whose?)
  • One-Word Adjectives
  • Descriptive
  • Possessive
  • Limiting
  • Phrase
  • Clause

 

Review Linking Verbs (Chart C)

  • The rose is
  • The rose smells
  • The rose became
  • The rose feels

 

Be careful!! Some linking verbs can double as action verbs

  • The rose smells (Linking Verb = smells)
  • She smellsthe rose. (smells = action verb)

 

Pattern: S-Vl-PA

  • Adjectives that are NOT part of the sentence pattern are diagrammed below the words they modify on a slanted line.
  • Consecutive adjectives get diagrammed on separate slanted lines.

 

Is the word after the verb a

  • Direct object? Noun (Who? Or What?)
  • Predicate nominative? Can replace the subject
  • Predicate adjective ? Describes the subject

Diagram:

Jesus is holy.

 

The old milk smelled spoiled.

The old cat looks happy, but she is nervous.

By MJ, November 18, 2018
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Instagram API currently not available.