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English home language

Grade 4

Fears and phobias

Module 10

Writing a cinquain

DON’T LET THIS ONE FRIGHTEN YOU

Cinquain

A CINQUAIN is a poem with five lines .

  1. Topic (one word)
  2. Describe the topic (two words)
  3. Action associated with topic (three words)
  4. How you feel about it (four words)
  5. Simile for/summary of topic (one word)

Example: Dentist

In charge

Drills, talks, tortures!

Fills me with dread -

Pain.

Activity 1

To use language creatively [lo 5.4.3]

  • Now choose a fear from your list and as a team, write a Cinquain.

………………………………….

…………………………………………………..

……………………………………………………………………….

………………………………………………………………………………..

…………………………………..

  • Be brave and create one on your own.

Activity 2

To match nouns to expressive verbs [lo 5.3.4]

Another way to get rid of verbophobia is to try some verbalism.

Some what? VERBALISM = a very close attention to words.

  • The eight witches expressed themselves verbally. Now match the nouns in column A with the expressive verbs in column B . The first one has been done for you as an example.
Nouns Verbs Answer
1. The stars A howled 1C
2. The leaves B exploded
3. The witches C twinkled
4. The bomb D roared
5. The wind E applauded
6. The raindrops F jingled
7. The chains G pattered
8. The spectators H flashed
9. The owl I rustled
10. The wolves J cackled
11. The lightning K hooted
  • Now try being smart with ADVERBS .

Activity 3

To work with adverbs [lo 6.2.5]

As its name suggests, an adverb adds to the meaning of a verb. Complete each sentence by selecting the most suitable adverb from the group of three on the right. Highlight your choice.

  1. She laughed… furiously, heavily, happily.
  2. They shouted… sadly, loudly, quietly.
  3. The thief crept… clumsily, stealthily, broadly.
  4. The people in the queue waited… carefully, weakly, patiently.
  5. The cheeky child sneered… impudently, dimly, politely.

Assessment

LEARNING OUTCOME 5: THINKING AND REASONING The learner is able to use language to think and reason, as well as to access, process and use information for learning.

Assessment Standard

We know this when the learner:

5.3 processes information:

5.3.4 puts information in the right order.

5.4 uses language to think creatively:

5.4.3 finds different ways to express ideas using a thesaurus and discusses nuances in meaning.

LEARNING OUTCOME 6: LANGUAGE STRUCTURE AND USE The learner will know and be able to use the sounds, words and grammar of the language and interpret texts.

Assessment Standard

We know this when the learner:

6.2 works with sentences:

6.2.5 identifies and uses nouns, pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, prepositions.

Memorandum

Activity 2

  • 1C
  • 2I
  • 3J
  • 4B
  • 5D
  • 6G
  • 7
  • 8E
  • 9F
  • 10A
  • 11H

Activity 3

1. happily

2. loudly

3. stealthily

4. patiently

5. impudently

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Source:  OpenStax, English home language grade 4. OpenStax CNX. Sep 18, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11092/1.1
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