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Grade 4

Sport

Module 22

Nouns

Adjectives

Activity 1

To learn about nouns [lo 6.2.5]

  • A noun is a word used for naming a person , an animal , a place or a thing !
  • Names of people are nouns , even though you can’t put ‘the’ in front of them.

Give these people names:

………………………………….

………………………………..

  • Spot the nouns in the block. Underline them in a bright pencil crayon.

  • Underline the nouns in the sentences below:

1. Penny Heyns won two Olympic gold medals for swimming.

2. Bruce Fordyce holds the record for winning the Comrades nine times.

3. The marathon was first held in 1921.

4. The Comrades is between Durban and Pietermaritzburg.

Activity 2

To differentiate between proper nouns, common nouns and collective nouns [lo 6.2.5]

LET’S DRAW A MIND MAP

  • Fill in your own examples to help you understand.
  • Read the passage carefully. Underline the proper nouns in blue and common nouns in orange . Make a list of them below.

Clyde watched his friends learning how to swim. It was a scorching Saturday morning in Knysna and the spray was shooting up where Grant, Matthew and Xolile were diving into the deep end of the pool. Mrs Adams, Clyde’s teacher, noticed how sad and miserable he looked standing on the grass.

Can you predict what Mrs Adams did?

PROPER NOUNS COMMON NOUNS

……………………………………. …………………………………

……………………………………. …………………………………

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……………………………………. …………………………………

……………………………………. …………………………………

……………………………………. …………………………………

Activity 3

To check your spelling in a dictionary [lo 6.1.5]

To learn about adjectives [lo 6.2.5]

  • Rewrite these sentences by adding descriptive words to make them more interesting:

The child kicked the ball into the bush.

1. The child kicked the

ball into the bush.

2. The spectators at Hogwarts School

eagerly sat on the stands while the

sport of Quidditch was being played.

The words you have used to make your sentences more interesting are called ADJECTIVES !

  • How many words can you think of to describe an athlete ?

………………………………… ………………………………

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………………………………… ………………………………

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………………………………… …………………………….

  • Complete the following sentences by filling in a suitable adjective. Use your dictionary to help you with spelling.

1. The horse threw his

rider onto the grass.

2. The player thanked his

opponents.

3. The netball team played a

game.

4. dancer glided across the

stage.

5. The lifesaver rescued the

swimmer.

6. Karate is a sport.

Assessment

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:

6.1 works with words:

6.1.5 checks spelling in a dictionary;

6.2 works with sentences:

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

Memorandum

Activity 1

  • ball
  • costume
  • rugby-pole
  • Energade
  • Skate-board
  • Saturday

1. Penny Heyns, medals

2. Bruce Fordyce, Comrades

3. Marathon

4. Comrades, Durban, Pietermaritzburg

Activity 2

Proper nouns Common nouns
Clyde Friends
Knysna Spray
Grant End
Matthew Pool
Juan Teacher
Mrs Muller Grass
Saturday

Activity 3

Any acceptable, correctly spelt adjectives.

1. energetic; round / soccer / rugby; thick / thorny

2. excited / eager; steep / open; fast / dangerous

Adjectives

1. wild / galloping; inexperienced / young; lush / green

2. polite / winning; tired

3. tired / enthusiastic / energetic dangerous

4. Swan Lake’s; large / wooden

5. brave / strong; tired / exhausted

6. Japanese

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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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