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English first additional language

Grade 5

Module 12

Language games and punctuation

ACTIVITY 1

TO PLAY GAMES INVOLVING LANGUAGES [LO 2.4.3]

TO USE LANGUAGE FOR THINKING – TO IDENTIFY SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THINGS [LO 5.2.5]

TO DEVELOP OWN VOCABULARY [LO 6.4.3]

1. Orally, give words that name (ask your educator about playing the “game”)

  1. six occupations
  2. six wild animals
  3. six foods starting with “f”

(d) six items from your pencil bag

2. In the sentences below:

  1. Pick out the common nouns that name people. Encircle them in RED/ in brackets .
  2. Pick out the common nouns that name objects. Underline them / in BLUE .
  3. Pick out the proper nouns. Outline them / in GREEN .
    1. Elize Grobbelaar, a neighbour, found the little squirrels.
    2. Berena’s cat, Kit-Kat, became the orphans’ mother.
    3. The kittens are fascinated with Snap, Crackle and Pop.

(iv) Pama, the father and farmer, says they eat his pumpkins and butternuts.

3. Rewrite the following sentences using capital letters where necessary:

  1. He is a game ranger in the kruger national park.
  2. My aunt anne works as a secretary for the nature conservation society.
  3. The only lioness left in captivity in natal can be viewed at durban zoo.
  4. port elizabeth is a holiday resort in the eastern cape.
  5. We have an “I love cape town” sticker on the back of our opel astra.

4. Complete the sentences by filling in the missing nouns of your choice:

  1. ___ is a very clever ___.
  2. He produced a ____ of kittens and they played with a ____ of wool.
  3. The cat sleeps in a ____in his home in ___ Street.
  4. ____ the cat, feels a lot of ____when he catches

his tail in the closing door.

(e) He sits in the ____nursing his injured ____ .

ACTIVITY 2

TO USE PUNCTUATION [LO 4.5.7]

TO DEVELOP OWN VOCABULARY [LO 6.4.3]

Collective nouns

1. Which one fits? Use a ruler to connect the incomplete statement to the answer:

a litter of … players
a pride of … cattle
a swarm of … singers
a herd of … puppies / kittens
a flock of … fish / whales
a school of … bees or locusts
a bouquet of … stairs or aircraft
a flight of … soldiers
a canteen of … wolves or cards
a horde of … savages
a fleet of … flowers
a pack of … motor cars
a troop of … cutlery
a team of … lions
a choir of … sheep

Learn these

a host of angels

a series of events

a circle of friends

a mob of hooligans

a pocket of oranges

a shower of rain

a colony of seals

a column of smoke

a cluster of stars

a bundle of washing

Make up your own collective nouns

A ____ of giraffes

A ____ of meerkats

2. Rewrite the following sentences, putting in the capital letters where necessary:

  1. mordred, the wily wolf, eyed lard lying in the sun.

_____

  1. The pork times, a local newspaper, ran an article about bacon, rasher and lard.

_____

  1. mordred planned to have the piggies on christmas eve for dinner.

_____

  1. The fry river flowed past bacon’s house, nr 3 forest drive, bushville.

____

  1. “I am starving! bacon and eggs will do!” moaned mordred.

____

  1. the forest is situated on top of porkchop ridge, just below roast ridge.

____

Remember Gemma? We met her in the first unit. Quickly explain to Gemma why the words you corrected above, have to be written with capital letters.

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
Google
da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
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
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
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Source:  OpenStax, English first additional language grade 5. OpenStax CNX. Sep 22, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10992/1.2
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