May 5, 2023
Idiom of the Day:
You could tell exactly how Trini felt; she always wore her heart on her sleeve.
This means that Trini:
a. had unusual taste in clothing
b. liked blouses with hearts embroidered on them
c. was able to express her emotions openly (and did so often)
d. kept a lot of her feelings hidden
Idiom of the Day #2:
When Nick asked his friend John if he felt he had answered the math questions correctly on a quiz, John said, "Your guess is as good as mine."
a. John had no idea how well he had done on the test
b. Both men guessed on their tests that day
c. Guessing on questions you don't know is a good strategy
d. Nick and John should study more often
Your or You're
Your = possession
You're = You are (contraction)
Try the following!
a. (You're, Your) a great friend.
b. (You're, Your) cooking is delicious!
c. I don't know what (you're, your) talking about!
d. (You're, Your) doing well in class.
e. Is that (you're, your) puppy over (there, their, they're)?
Argument/Argumentative Writing Preview:
Let's create a Venn Diagram of details that compare and contrast the following the topic:
Which is better--a four-day work week or a five-day remote week?
Here are some ideas for what you can place in your circle:
Other topics for Argument Writing:
a. Should parents ban screen time for kids?
b. Should the school day start much later?
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