Grammar Loop 6 Journal #1 Date: ________ Directions: Write the question and the answer in your journal: 1. Based on the feedback from your grammar diagnostic, what are your GRAMMAR GOALS for this year? 2. Language expresses emotion and feelings. How could you use grammar and diction (word choice) to make language cold, formal, and impersonal? 3. Language projects aesthetics and artistic qualities. What are some of the best adjectives a writer can use to describe olfactory or tactile sense impressions? 4. Write a sentence with a common noun, an action verb, and twelve other words, all of them adjectives or adverbs. (+ one conjunction, if needed). 5. What does this sentence remind you of? Grammar Loop 6 Journal #2 Date: ________ 1. Write two separate sentences that are related in content. 2 sent. min = ½ point each 2. Rewrite the sentences, combining them into an I,ccI compound sentence. ½ point I,ccI = independent clause + coordinating conjunction + independent clause 3. Rewrite the sentences again, combining them into a D,I complex sentence. ½ point D,I = dependent clause + independent clause OR an an ID complex sentence ID = independent clause + dependent clause 4. Determine which of the variations you think is best, and write a description explaining why. 2 sent. min = ½ point each 5. Write the sentence and boxes as shown: "It I--Parts of speech II--Parts of a sentence III--Phrases IV--Clauses, sent. type yearns me not if men my garments wear." Grammar Loop 6 Journal #3 Date: ________ 1. Write a sentence that contains six interjections in quotation marks, followed by a proper noun and an intransitive active voice verb. Limited to 8 words 2. Write a compound sentence with four nouns, all of them verbals (infinitive or gerund phrases that function as nouns); the sentence should contain no conjunctions. No word limit 3. Write the sentence and boxes as shown below. Then, using grammar terms, identify how each word/phrase/clause functions for each level: This I--Parts of speech II--Parts of a sentence III--Phrases IV--Clauses, sent. types is the desert where the elves decimated the trolls.