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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

difference between microeconomics and macroeconomic
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Adzaho Reply
the situation that prevails when economic forces balance so that economic variables neither increase nor decrease
Bombey
what is equilibrium
Kabir
what are the important of economic to accounting students with references
salihu Reply
Economics is important because it helps people understand how a variety of factors work with and against each other to control how resources such as labor and capital get used, and how inflation, supply, demand, interest rates and other factors determine how much you pay for goods and services.
Muhammad
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contribution of Adam smith in economics
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Pls, I need more explanation on price Elasticity of Supply
Isaac Reply
Is the degree to the degree of responsiveness of a change in quantity supplied of goods to a change in price
Afran
what is production
Humaira
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scor
And what are the resources in land
scor
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Humaira
the proces of using the services of labor and equipmnt together with other in puts to make goods and services availble
Bombey
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scor
Discuss the short-term and long-term balance positions of the firm in the monopoly market?
Rabindranath Reply
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Soumya
through hard study and performing well than expected from you
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Liaqat
what is firms
Anteyi Reply
A firm is a business entity which engages in the production of goods and aimed at making profit.
Avuwada
What is autarky in Economics.
Avuwada
what is choice
Tia Reply
So how is the perfect competition different from others
Rev Reply
what is choice
Tia
please what type of commodity is 1.Beaf 2.Suagr 3.Bread
Alfred Reply
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Naziru
what is the difference between short run and long run?
Ukpen Reply
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Anna
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Docky
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Docky
Okay and I was being serous
Anna
The short run is a period of time in which the quantity of at least one inputs is fixed...
Anna
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Elacisity
salihu
Meaning of economics
Suraj Reply
It will creates rooms for an effective demands.
Chinedum Reply
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babsnof
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eshita
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Suraj
Economics is a science which study human behavior as a relationship between ends and scarce means which has an alternative use.
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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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