3U Conference Checklist: Student Name: _
Students understanding of the book.
Students completion of reading.
Student identifies themes and issues.
Student discusses confilicts.
Students comprehension of th
Dont You Think Its Time to Start Thinking? By Northrop Frye
A student often leaves high school today without any sense of language as a structure.
He may also have the idea that reading and writing are elementary skills that he mastered in childhood, neve
Possessives show ownership. There are two ways to do this:
1. Use possessive pronouns:
2. Add an apostrophe.
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if it en
Directions: Use quotation marks, capital letters, and any other punctuation
necessary to rewrite the following sentences correctly. Write Correct if the
sentence does not need any additional punctuation.
ENG 3U1 Seminar Topics
1. Medieval and renaissance beliefs about witchcraft and the
2. The role of women in Macbeth, particularly the importance of
3. Major themes and symbols prevalent in Macbeth.
4. The Elizabethan be
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WORDINESS AND MISUSED WORDS
1. Wordiness: Wordiness occurs when unnecessary words are included in a persons writing. These
unnecessary words may have been added to impress the reader or bulk-up a paper. Regardless of the
1. Place a semicolon between two closely related independent clauses
not connected by a coordinating conjunction:
He left to get a back of milk; he came back empty-handed.
The candle was lit; there still was insufficient light for reading.
Voice, Apostrophes, and Homophones
Active and Passive Voice
Verbs can indicate whether the subject is doing something, or whether something is being done to the
subject. This is called voice.
A verb is active if the subject does the action.