Conventions of Standard English: Pronouns, Prepositions, Using Have, Has, and Had
Students continue practicing with the use of pronouns and prepositions in their speaking, listening, reading and writing.
They will also learn the relation between pronouns and the use of 'have, has and had.'
Some points to remember when using 'have, has and had:
Friday students will work on a poster to describe a "Suspect." This will be the firs stages of a project that we will continue after the break.
Concepts of English: Using Adjectives, Pronouns and Prepositions
We hope everyone is safe and ready to resume school this week.
Our students continue reviewing vocabulary related to family relationships and using adjectives to describe physical attributes ant emotions.
Students will also learn to use pronouns and prepositions of time, as they write a summary of a short story.
Subject Pronouns-Pronouns that are the subject of the sentence are called subject pronouns. These are:
I - I love learning English!
You - You are my best student.
She - She has a nice voice.
He - He forgot his textbook.
It - It was on the table.
We - We have to leave soon.
They - They all cleaned up together.
Object pronouns-Object pronouns are used when the person or thing is the object of the sentence:
Me - Can they hear me?
You - I will wait for you.
Her - What's wrong with her?
Him - Mary said she wants to marry him.
It - Who broke it?
Us - She will email us tomorrow.
You - Is anyone sitting next to you?
Them - I will take them.
Prepositions of Time - also known as prepositions of place (in, on, at)
Describing Physical and Emotional States
We hope everyone enjoyed Monday off!
This week our class will be studying physical attributes and emotional states. Using the family tree that they created, students are going to develop a piece of writing to describe the members of their family. They will choose a minimum of five members from their family tree to write at least 3 sentences about each person.
Students will also be reading The Family Reunion, a short story by Paz Gonzalez. They will apply the vocabulary they have learned from family relationships and will also share activities that families from different cultures share when they get together. Students will take a comprehension quiz on Friday.