English 955

Wednesday, 02/04/15: Confused Words – Fewer and Less – Fewer tells “how many” and is used with plural nouns – There were fewer students at the mall over the weekend because they were all home studying for the vocabulary quiz. Less tells “how much” and is used with singular nouns – Reading The Odyssey took less time than we thought.

Correct and collect Capitalization Handout

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REMEMBER: Be prepared for tomorrow’s Group Book Discussion – Choose a 1/2 to 1 page passage from your book to share with your group members. Write about 1/2 page with title of book and page number of passage, telling why you chose the passage and discussing the imagery and figurative language used. Provide examples and explain how the imagery and figurative language affect you as a reader and help you to better “picture” what is going on in the text. Be specific!

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