Welcome! Look at our agenda for the day:

 [8 min] Subject Verb Agreement
 Directions: In the blank, use the correct present tense form of the verb given at the
beginning of each sentence. Write each sentence.
 1. to disapprove: Not only the Zorteks from Saturn but also the Martian
ambassador __________ of the unfriendly greeting from the United Nations.
 2. to annoy: Each of my brothers __________ me with his bad habits, like nose-
picking at the dinner table and spitting on the sidewalk.
 3. to keep: Even though Jose has seen the film at least twenty times, Star Wars
always __________ him on the edge of his seat.
 4. to be: Where __________ the gas mask and HAZMAT gloves? It's time to change
the litter box.
 [45 min] Impromptu Writing
 1. Make a thinking map to show claim, reasons, and evidence
 2. Use a CLAIM word (therefore, so, hence, accordingly, as a
result, proves that)
 3. Use a REASON word (since, because, for, as shown from)
 4. Use an EVIDENCE word (for example, another example,
for instance, moreover, furthermore)
Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines,
techniques, crafts, systems, and methods of organization, in order to solve a problem, improve a preexisting solution to a problem, achieve a goal, handle an applied input/output relation or perform a
specific function.
CLAIM:Technology is more helpful than harmful
REASON: because it has improved communication and
enhanced the medical field.
EVIDENCE X 2: For instance, technology has______. “Quote
from article we read” (Author 12). Explain how this
evidence supports your claim.
COUNTER ARGUMENT: Some people still say technology
is more harmful.
 [35 min] Reading Poetry—”Spring and All”
 TPCASTT paper as a norm
 Reread for imagery
 Focus on word choice
 What are the images?
 How does this develop the theme?