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Friday English Week Twenty-Five

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Weekly Paragraphs

Print each of these activities separately and give a copy to each student.

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Week 25  

Hereditary Trait

    For English this week, you are to write one paragraph about a characteristic or trait that you have inherited from your parents, grandparents, or whomever.  Perhaps it is the color of your hair, or you suffer from hay fever.  Maybe you are short, or tall or over weight! Maybe you have an ear for music or love to read!  How are you like your ancestors?  (living or deceased)

    Develop a paragraph with a good topic, concluding sentence, and 3-4 supporting sentences.  One of your supporting sentences must be a compound sentence. ( a sentence joined to another by the words and, but, or or.

    Give 2 examples of a compound sentence in your notebook.



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