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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

Apply social psychology on real life in Nigerian universities campus
tyosaa Reply
what is the meaning of an idiosyncratic pattern
Krystle Reply
I am here for the first time just here to learn...
michael Reply
hi I'm new on here first time
Lisa
hello
GOPAL
hi,am new here
jennifer
what is this group all about
jennifer
Suppose an individual with OCD experiences obsessive thoughts about germs, contamination, and disease whenever she encounters a doorknob. What might have constituted a viable unconditioned stimulus? 
la Reply
What are factors that influence learning?
Enos Reply
Environment Heredity(I am not sure about heredity)
Tusita
Helpful. .. thanks
Enos
Sure, anytime
Tusita
I have other questions also
Enos
Based on the factors affecting learning, how do we improve learning
Enos
I think that addressing that everyone learns in their own time
James
Peer group influence can also be another reason
Sorie
Also knowing what's going on at home. what pressure are the parents putting on them.
James
am I close or no
James
also is there a lack of care? going one more step. with peer groups do an activity that shows how much they have in common
James
under what schedule of reinforcement do animals learn from ?
Phelisa Reply
the role of emotional intelligence in a courtship behavior
Caren Reply
1
describe the task and roles of industrial psychologist in solving the problems
Solomzi Reply
hi I'm Vaishnavi and I'm new to psychology:)
Vaishnavi Reply
what is motivation
Muhammad Reply
getting passionate about something and strive for success
Leanne
observation and method based
Winter Reply
the meaning of science
Winter
soul is the Greek word for psyche
Winter
psychology is scientific research of the human brain.
Winter
Psychology is a study of human mind and behaviour
Vaishnavi
psychology is a social science which aim at studying the mind as it affect the behavior of an individual.
Prince
write and explain four psychosexual stages of personality development
MPHID Reply
I'm asking on behalf of someone How can a guy get over his weakness for girls? Like the person have soft spot for every girl and he thinks he love them then suddenly stuff change.... Like a switch
Ajayi Reply
yes
Beverly
whats the age of the boy?
Beverly
16 or 17
Ajayi
lol. it gets over with time. it's not something that can be changed instantly. and for teenagers.. anyone of opposite sex is a tasty lollipop.
Alex
yes in time it will go away but could also take years
Beverly
maybe because he doesn't really have mind of making decisions at the moment on what he need and what he doesn't want
Nwokwu
maybe he's trying to find someone to love because he's either lacked loved and feel that's the only way to feel loved or he's lonely and feels a girl can make it better . either he's got deal with the core issue
Jonan
its natural. I think it should be like this. girls also have weakness toward guys. but you can overcome on few things like concept of beauty. first step is realisation which will grow in you. also discipline help in these things.
Sujeet
what are cluster A disease?
Saee Reply
because psychology is a natural science as well as a science. it's a interdisciplinary subject
Kamakshi Reply
yes absolutely we cabt out Psychology completely into science dur to its various measuring aspects
utkarsh
cannot* put*
utkarsh
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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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