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Next to each word you have chosen, write down the item ( noun ) which the adjective describes.

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4. From the story write down the words which describe Sara’s character.

5. Now use your own words to describe Sara’s character (personality).

6. Using the names and words given in the frame below, draw a family tree for Shamila (also known as Mila). Mila is the point of departure( the person to start with) for the family tree.

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7. What do you imagine were the “menial jobs” Mila had to do? Name at least two.

8. Why did Mila have to do these jobs? Explain in your own words.

9. How did Sara ensure that Mila did her chores? Mention TWO different ways.

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10. Quote two words which indicate that Mila was not really supposed to go to the dunes.

11. Why would Spot “cock” his ears (line 17)?

12. How do we know that Mila treasured the book? Give TWO reasons.

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13. In which way were the lives of Sara and Gram (a) similar and (b) different?

(a) _________________

  1. Sara _____________
  2. but Gram _________

Activity 2:

  • To write creatively
  • To treat writing as a process

[lo 4.4, 4.6]

In the following activity you will attempt to use all your senses when you write.

“There is just something in here . . . I can’t say exactly what, but it gives the strangest bitter-sweet sensation on the tongue.”

The person who said this about Gram’s curry has used his sense of TASTE to describe his experience.

We have ____________ different senses to assist us in observing and interacting appropriately in our environment.

  • They are the senses of taste, sight, touch, smell.

You will now investigate your sense of SMELL.

Your educator will provide the items and rules for the game. See which group is the best!

Now use your sense of TASTE, SIGHT, TOUCH and SMELL. Describe clearly how your different senses experience the following. Use an appropriate descriptive word/phrase or sentence.

Taste Sight Touch Smell
Curry Powder

TIP! TIP!Use ALL your senses when you write and you will develop into a talented writer.

Continue writing descriptively by using your five senses.

  • In the story Mila’s Magic , the writer refers to winter more than once. See if you can find the places referred to and write them down.
  • Which are the coldest months in your city, town or village?
  • Which memories of sights, sounds, smells, feelings and tastes do you associate with winter? Write down a few suggestions which were made during the class discussion.

Now do the following written assignment:


  • Describe a typical winter’s day in your home town in not more than 100 – 150 words.

TIP!!! TIP !!!Try to use all the information and skills you have acquired up to now. Use descriptive words. Make your writing personal and different, colourful and vivid, picturesque and striking.


  • Follow the CHECK LIST to do this assignment well.

Title: ____________________________________________

Step One : Planning

Write down a few sentences about winter by describing what each of your senses experience.

Questions & Answers

what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
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Akash Reply
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characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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