Monday, October 8, 2035 "What I learned in School Today"

Monday October 8, 2035 

Language Arts                                       Marilyn Stalter 
Grammar - a set of rules used in a language to maintain consistency in meaning so that people can understand each other. 

She typed grammar into a search field on the Interactive Board.  
She chose this definition from the search results for us to discuss. 

In linguistics, grammar is the set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language. The term refers also to the study of such rules, and this field includes morphology, syntax, and phonology, often complemented by phonetics, semantics, and pragmatics. 
Grammar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 
Wikipedia › wiki › Grammar(05.20.2016)  

Subject, Verb, Direct Object  
English: We ate food 
Spanish: Comimos comida. 
Subject, Verb, Indirect Object, Direct Object. 
English: We ate Abe's food 
Comido's comida de Abe 
A subject is a noun or pronoun 
A verb is an action 
An object is the noun that the sentence is directed at 
An indirect object is an object that is related to the direct object.  

10/8/2035   Drama Class                    Ms Catherine Nemo 
Discussion question: What kind of literary characters can you identify and give one example. 

Chief said "A Leader" Ms Nemo asked him who was a good fictional leader and he said Captain Jean Luc Picard of the USS Enterprise on Star Trek: The Next Generation. 
Maria said "Hero" and gave Martin Luther King Junior Jr as an example 
Ibrahim said Sidekick (Robin) 
Amar said, "Comic Relief: Rocket the Racoon on Guardians of the Galaxy" 
Michelle said, "The Healer or doctor The Doctor on Voyager 
Barry said "The Unsung Heroes" like the Fix it guy Scotty on Star Trek 

Father and mother figures:  
Worry Woman Commander Adama and Mary Poppins 
I said, "Romantic leads (Han Solo and Princess Leia)" 
Bad guy: Lex Luthor 
Bad guy lackeys 
Michelle said "Badguy turns good like Darth Vader 
  
Gary Lobo said, "Bad guy you sometimes need on your side (Dr Doom)" 
Geraldine raised her hand Speech giver (Stan on South park) and Yoda 
Zi Liang, Superhero (Spider Man) 
Kendra said, "Wisecracker (Peter Parker as Spider Man or Tony Stark as iron Man" 
Rogue (Han Solo) 
Little Bear said, Self made man (The Great Gatsby) 
Mean boss (on the Odd Squad) 

Nanook said, The Commentator: Fred in Big Hero Six.  
Hawkeye on MASH 
Thief  

Jamal: "Old storyteller, teacher or mentor like Doc Brown in Back to the Future." 
Jolene said, "Outsider who is not trusted but who is actually very trustworthy like Superman in The Man of Steel" 
 

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