SUBJECTS

 

Objectives:

 

        To become familiar with the rules that govern the use of subjects in well-written sentences

        To develop basic skills in the use of subjects in well-written sentences

        To practice using subjects in various writing situations

 

Outcomes:

 

        To correctly recognize properly applied subjects from a pre-written sentence

 

Warm-Up:

 

Click here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/subjects.htm.  Review the material to become familiar with subjects and their use in standard written English.  Upon completion of this review, take the quiz on subjects by clicking here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/subjector.htm.  Identify the subject from the provided passage.

 

New Instruction:

 

To receive additional instruction and practice on subjects, click here http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/sensen/part1/three/subjects.html.

 

Feedback and Review:

 

The subject of a sentence is the person, place, thing, or idea that is doing or being something.  You can find the subject of a sentence if you can find the verb.  Ask the question, "Who or what is doing or being?" and the answer to that question is the subject.  For instance, in the sentence "The computers in the Learning Center must be replaced," the verb is "must be replaced."  What must be replaced?  The computers.  So the subject is "computers."  A simple subject is the subject of a sentence stripped of modifiers.  For further reading, click here http://7-12educators.about.com/blwarmlang14.htm.

 

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

Click here http://7-12educators.about.com/blwarmlang13.htm for a final review of subjects.  If you do not have 4 of the 5 problems correct, go back to http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/subjects.htm and review the rules governing the use of subjects.

 

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