English 9

Confused Words Wed: Affect and EffectAffect – a verb meaning influence – What he said did not affect (influence) my decision.

Effect – a noun meaning result (of an action – cause and effect) – What effect (result) will the new factory have on the environment?

Effect can also be a verb meaning accomplish – to effect (accomplish) change – Go Green club gets together to effect (accomplish) positive change on the environment.

Organize note cards To prepare for writing your outlineBegin Outline.  Outline Worksheet Handout and body-paragraph-framework are two formats to choose from. You do NOT have to use these. You may have a different style you prefer, or modify one of these. Here is a link to creating an online outline if that helps. I have NOT used this, so no guarantees as to how well it works.

Outline and Thesis Statement (which we will cover tomorrow) are due Monday, 12/14.

Tomorrow: Unit 6 Vocabulary Quiz

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