Week 28 March 12-16 Daily Edit Language Arts Monday March 12



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Week 28 March 12-16 Daily Edit Language Arts
Monday March 12

1st apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

I just got back from my grandparents house.


2nd root words

Sens----Latin for ‘feel’ example words: sense, sensitive, sensatory, sensation, dissension

Use one of the ‘sens’ root words correctly in a sentence
3rd apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

I went to ask permission from my friends parents.
4th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Lets go down to the store right now.
5th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

I didnt get home until about 7 pm.
6th root words

Select the correct ‘sens’ root word in the following sentence:

I can’t believe you’re being so ________________ about her comment that your new hairstyle isn’t cute.


  1. sensory b. sensitive c. nonsense d. consensus

7th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Did you see what they did to Allisons house?


Answers to Monday March 12 daily edits

1st I just got back from my grandparents’ house. Apostrophe on grandparents’ to indicate they own the house

2nd sentences will vary

3rd I went to ask permission from my friend’s parents. Apostrophe on friend’s to indicate whose parents they were.

4th Let’s go down to the store right now. Apostrophe on let’s to make it a contraction for ‘let us’

5th I didn’t get home until about 7 pm. Apostrophe on didn’t—contraction for ‘did not’

6th root word—correct choice is B—sensitive

7th Did you see what they did to Allison’s house? Apostrophe on Allison’s—indicates whose house it is
Tuesday March 13th

1st root words

Seque---Latin meaning ‘to follow’ example words: sequence, sequel, consequence, subsequent, consecutive

Use one of the ‘seque’ root words in a correct sentence.


2nd apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

I feel that New Years Day is the best time for me to go skiing.
3rd apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

The occasion was my little brothers birthday.

4th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Im sure that it will work out.

5th root words

Select the correct ‘seque’ root word for the following sentence:

Did you hear that they’re going to make a _________________ to the movie “Iron Man”?


  1. consequence b. consecutive c. sequence d. sequel

6th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Did you think that Jennys hair looked good?


7th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

The doctors office called to change my appointment today.

Answers to Tuesday March 13

1st sentences will vary

2nd I feel that New Year’s Day is the best time for me to go skiing. Apostrophe on year’s—indicates which day is it

3rd The occasion was my little brother’s birthday. Apostrophe on brother’s---whose birthday it is

4th I’m sure that it will work out. Apostrophe on I’m—contraction of ‘I am’

5th answer is D—sequel

6th Did you think that Jenny’s hair looked good? Apostrophe on Jenny’s—whose hair they’re discussing

7th The doctor’s office called to change my appointment today. Apostrophe on doctor’s—whose office it is
Wednesday March 14th
1st apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Lets go over to your house.
2nd apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Will you come and talk to my neighbors dad?

3rd root words

Sol----Latin meaning alone example words: solo, solitude, solitary, soliloquy, desolate, consolidate, solitaire

Write a sentence using a ‘sol’ root word correctly.

4th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

I went over to my parents house after I finished the project.

5th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Tears streamed down my sisters face.

6th root words

Select the correct ‘sol’ root word for the following sentence:

I can’t believe you get to fly the plane _______________ after just 3 months of flying lessons.


  1. Solidarity b. solitude c. solo d. soliloquy

7th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Youre coming with me.
Answers for Wed March 14th daily edits

1st Let’s go over to your house. Apostrophe on let’s—contraction for let us

2nd Will you come and talk to my neighbor’s dad? Apostrophe on neighbor’s—whose dad it is

3rd sentences will vary

4th I went over to my parent’s house after I finished the project. Apostrophe on parent’s—whose house it is

5th Tears streamed down my sister’s face. Apostrophe on sister’s—whose face it is

6th root word correct choice is C--solo

7th You’re coming with me. Apostrophe on you’re—you are contraction


Thursday March 15th

1st root words

Spec---Latin for ‘look’ example words: spectacles, specimen, spectator, speculate, respect, inspect, prospect, specific

Use a ‘spec’ root word correctly in a sentence.
2nd apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Dont you know how to finish that problem?

3rd apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

The candidates speeches were brief and to the point.

4th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Bob and Gwens sailboat sank when it crashed against the rocks in the storm.
5th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).


At the end of every season, the students and facultys basketball teams play against each other.
6th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

The orchestra and choirs performance of Handels “Messiah” was an outstanding event.

7th root words

Select the correct ‘spec’ root word in the following sentence:

I can see why you have such a _______________ car in mind if you’re planning to spend that much money for it.



  1. specimen b. prospect c. inspect d. specific

Answers for Thursday March 15th

1st sentences will vary

2nd Don’t you know how to finish that problem? Apostrophe on don’t—contraction for ‘do not’

3rd The candidates’ speeches were brief and to the point. Apostrophe—after s in candidates’—plural candidates gave speeches

4th Bob and Gwen’s sailboat sank when it crashed against the rocks in the storm. Apostrophe on Gwen’s—whose sailboat it is

5th At the end of every season, the students’ and faculty’s basketball teams play against each other. Need two apostrophes—one on students’ and one on faculty’s—both had teams, plural, so both need to show possessive apostrophe

6th The orchestra and choir’s performance of Handel’s “Messiah” was an outstanding event. Need two apostrophes—choir’s performance and Handell’s “Messiah” both

7th answer is D—specific

Friday March 16

1st apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

I cant imagine that youd want to return that outfit; it looks great on you.
2nd apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Can you see whether or not theyre coming?

3rd apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

I think that if you give Estefanis cell phone back, it would be better than acting like its yours.


4th matching root word quiz

_____________1. Sens a. Latin—look

_____________2. Seque b. Latin—feel

_____________3. Sol c. Latin—to follow

_____________4. Spec d. Latin—alone

5th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

You can turn in your work later but youll have to lose some points for it not being turned in on time.


6th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Javier, will you please turn in Damians paper for him today?
7th apostrophes/possessive vs contractions

Write in apostrophes where needed, to show possession (the student’s cellphone), or to help form a two-word contraction properly (it is = it’s).

Do you want to go to Jesses soccer game tomorrow night?
Answers to Friday March 16th

1st I can’t imagine that you’d want to return that outfit; it looks great on you. Apostrophes on can’t—contraction cannot and you’d—contraction for you would

2nd Can you see whether or not they’re coming? Apostrophe—they’re contraction of ‘they are’

3rd I think that if you give Estafani’s cell phone back, it would be better than acting like it’s yours. Need two apostrophes—Estefani’s to indicate whose cell phone and it’s---contraction for it is;

4th 1 sens—B feel 2seque—C follow 3sol—D alone 4 spec---A look

5th You can turn in your work later but you’ll have to lose some points for it not being turned in on time. Apostrophe on you’ll---contraction for ‘you will’



6th Javier, will you please turn in Damian’s paper for him today? Apostrophe on Damian’s—indicates whose paper it is

7th Do you want to go to Jesse’s soccer game tomorrow night? Apostrophe on Jesse’s—indicates whose soccer game

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