Understanding How Writers Use Words: Anaphoras (Word replacements)

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Students will recognize word replacements (a word or a phrase that was used for a word or a phrase in a previous sentence) when they read, by identifying the subject and predicate of a sentence to determine words with similar meanings that were replaced in the following sentence.

Message to students:
As we read, sometimes it can be challenging to keep track of the subject of each sentence. Authors don’t repeat the same words over and over again. They use words such as pronouns (she, he, they) and word substitutions to continue to talk about the subject of a sentence or a noun.

As readers, we must notice these substitutions to keep track of the information we are reading. We must also notice that authors give us new information in each sentence that is connected to the previous sentence. Just because they substitute a word or phrase doesn’t mean that they are talking about something else.
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Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

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