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NO LATE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED! You are expected to participate in the Lab on the assigned days. Absence from the lab will result in a lowered grade for these assignments. Please attend the lab.

4/7/09 ALL CLASSES

LAB EXERCISES = ENG 090 – PRONOUNS AND ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING

** Go to http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm or Google the word “pronoun” and define the following words.
Type them in MS Word.

Pronoun
Personal Pronoun
Subject Pronoun (Subjective)
Object Pronoun (Objective)
Intensive Pronoun
Reflexive Pronoun

** Go to http://owl.english.purdue.edu/workshops/pp/index.html . Scroll down to Writing Skills and choose Organizing Your Argument. View the PowerPoint display and answer the following questions on the same paper as your pronoun definitions.

1. What is an argument?
2. How do you create a good title?
3. What are the ways to construct a good introduction?
4. What are the ways to construct a good counterargument?
5. What are some ways to construct a good conclusion?

** Print out your work and turn it in to your instructor. Be sure to use MLA format (heading, assignment, etc.)

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2/23/09 - 2/27/09
 
1. COPY AND PASTE THIS WEBSITE INTO THE ADDRESS BAR:
http://www.wadsworth.com/devenglish_d/special_features/grammarquizzes.html

Choose "Correcting the fragment in simple sentences". Complete Self Test 1, 2, 3, 4. Print out answer sheet and turn in ANSWER SHEET to Mrs. Silvestri for
each assignment. You may take the tests as many times as you want, but only print out your final scores. DUE BY FRIDAY 2/27/09

2. COPY AND PASTE THIS WEBSITE INTO THE ADDRESS BAR:
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/GRAMMAR/quiz_list.htm

Complete quizzes 69, 70, 71,72. Print out answer sheet and turn in ANSWER SHEET to Mrs. Silvestri for each assignment. You may take the tests as many times as you want, but only print out your final scores. DUE BY FRIDAY 2/27/09
 

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Karen Silvestri ** English Department ** Fayetteville Technical Community College ** Fayetteville, NC ** kazsilvestri@yahoo.com