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English first additional language

Grade 5

Wings

Module 4

Punctuation, gender, dictionary

ACTIVITY 1

TO USE A WIDER RANGE OF PUNCTUATION

[LO 4.5.7]

stop

my name is gemma and i am a cute puppy what is your name i love bones shoes shells and anything that dares to move can i pounce on your tail no don’t go i want to play

Goodness me!

The silly puppy is not making sense! Hasn’t her mother taught her anything? I’ll have to teach her a thing or two.

What is Gemma doing wrong? Why is she not making sense?

Circle all the places in the speech bubbles above where capital letters have not been used:

STOP! CHECK! REWRITE CORRECTLY!

1. the district six museum is an interesting place to visit.

2. you can visit the place from monday to friday, but not on christmas day.

3. i read that it is in buitenkant street, cape town.

4. it tells of the people who live on the slopes of table mountain.

What are the following punctuation marks called and how are they used?

a) A full stop is used at the end of a _____________ .

E.g. _________________________________________

b) ? A question mark is used at the end of a _____________.

E.g. _______________________________________

c) ! An ___________ ___________ is used to show emotion, such as anger, fear, surprise, shock.

E.g. _______________________________________

STOP! CHECK! REWRITE CORRECTLY!

1. take a stroll up lion’s head at full moon

___________________________________________________

2. no

___________

3. would you like to know more about robben island

___________________________________________________

4. may i book your ticket to the island

___________________________________________________

5. please let me go

___________________________________________________

6. he underwent the operation in December 1967 at groote schuur

Commas are used in various ways , such as -

  1. to separate items in a list
  2. to separate the name of the person being spoken to, from the rest of the sentence
  3. before ‘yes’ and ‘no’ in the beginning of the sentence
  4. when additional information is inserted into the sentence

Activity : Match the examples below to the rules listed above.

  • Yes, Dina Knoetze wrote a book about birds.
  • Birds, bees, squirrels, fish and butterflies can fly.
  • No, I cannot fly without wings.
  • The bat, a mammal, flies in an expert fashion.
  • Ayanda, did you know that squirrels can fly?
  • The Arctic tern, a bird, flies a distance of 40 000 km each year.
  • “The flying fish leaps out of the water to escape from enemies, John.”
  • Nature has designed birds, animals, insects and plants in such a way that they can fly, glide or become air-borne!

STOP! CHECK! CORRECT!

(The asterisks serve as clues to help you.)

1. *you will see *camps *bay * clifton * signal *hill and the harbour *

___________________________________________________

2. *xolo * an ex-inmate * will take you on a tour of the island *

___________________________________________________

3. *no * i do not wish to go along *

___________________________________________________

4. *yes * *i don’t mind carrying the picnic basket up the mountain*

___________________________________________________

Questions & Answers

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
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
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.
Bharti
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
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
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
NANO
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
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.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
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.
Tarell
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.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
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.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
tahir
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
Cied
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
Smarajit Reply
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Source:  OpenStax, English first additional language grade 5. OpenStax CNX. Sep 04, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10972/1.1
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