Monday, August 29, 2011 Combine each pair of sentences below using a conjunction. 1. Even though it was muddy, Doris liked the shaggy dog. She wanted to keep it. 2. Juan is the quarterback on the football team. Sammy is the pitcher on the baseball team. Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Americans have valued heroes since this country was formed. Think of at least three qualities you think a hero must have, and write a job description for the position of “hero.” Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Study the sentence below. Circle the two nouns in the first clause that form the compound subject. Underline the future tense verb in this clause. Circle the subject of the second clause and underline the present tense verb that agrees with it. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will in this crisis shrink from the service of his country, but he that stands it now deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Thursday, September 1, 2011 Pick a prefix – hyper‐ or hypo‐. Use a dictionary to find a word with your prefix and remember the meaning. Next, use what you know about the meaning to define one of the following words: hypercritical, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, or hypothesis. Write a sentence using this word in order to show the meaning (context clues). Friday, September 2, 2011: Journal (5 sentences minimum): For a person you loved deeply, would you be willing to move to a distant country knowing there would be little chance of seeing your friends and family again?