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[LO 4.4.3; 6.2.6]

Write out the following passage, using capital letters, full stops, commas, question marks and exclamation marks where necessary:

  1. is he snoring
  2. do tourists eat spiders in cambodia
  3. i enjoy my insect snacks fried grilled or baked in a sauce
  4. no take that scorpion away
  5. grant my best friend ate a dung beetle in nigeria at easter
  6. dragonflies beetles scorpions spiders and grubs are dipped in cadbury’s chocolate and enjoyed worldwide
  7. have you tried scorpion soup before
  8. siswe a chef from botswana specializes in slug stirfries
  9. what do mopani worms taste like thabo

What was Gemma saying at the beginning of this section? Rewrite her words, using the correct punctuation so that she makes sense.

[LO 4.4.3]

Can you think of any other male and female words, relating to animals?

List them opposite each other in two columns.

Now use the list provided below in order to complete the following sentences:

  1. A ___ is a man who has never been married.
  2. My brother’s daughter is my ___ .
  3. When my grandfather passed away, my granny became a ___ .
  4. We milk the ___ every morning before breakfast, while the

___ grazes nearby in the field.

  1. My mother gave birth to a baby girl last week: ___ is my new ___ .
  2. The sow and the ___ are eating slops out of the trough.
  3. I have two children ; a son and a ___ .
  4. Many talented actors and ___ act in Isindingo .
  5. The policewoman saved the life of the child and is now a ___ .
  6. A man who betrays his country is known as a ___ .
  7. The woman who sewed my dress is a very fine ___ .
  8. I am bridesmaid to my sister, while Peter is the ___ to the groom at the wedding.

[LO 4.4.1; 6.1.4; 6.2.3]

actress – actor wife – husband
aunt – uncle female – male
bridesmaid – best man girl – boy
countess – count heroine – hero
daughter – son hers – his
goddess – god hostess – host
grandmother – grandfather instructress – instructor
granny – grandpa lady – lord
heiress – heir landlady – landlord
mayoress – mayor seamstress – tailor
mother – father she – he
niece – nephew spinster – bachelor
policewoman – policeman stewardess – steward
princess – prince traitress – traitor
queen – king waitress – waiter
sister – brother widow – widower
wife – husband witch – wizard

Spelling and vocabulary (1)

This unit is all about “creepy-crawly creatures” and so far, in this unit, we have come across spiders, caterpillars and ants.

Quickly jot down any words that come into your mind when you think about the topic.

(If you cannot remember, scan the words each entitled in “ Bugs Galore !”

[LO 6.1.4]

Select one of the words and quickly check the spelling in the dictionary.

  1. Write it on the board. Make sure that it is not on the board already.
  2. Now, as a class, eliminate the words that are too easy or too difficult. Leave at least 20 words on the board.
  3. Writ down 10 words. Are you sure that you understand all these words?

[LO 6.1.3]

Spelling and vocabulary (2)

How many words ending in ear and ant can you find? Write them down.

[LO 6.1.1]


LO 4

WRITING The learner will be able to write different kinds of factual and imaginative texts for a wide range of purposes.

We know this when the learner:

4.1 writes different kinds of texts for different purposes and audiences:

4.1.1 writes for personal, exploratory, playful, imaginative and creative purposes (e.g. diary, humorous anecdotes, story, poem);

4.1.2 writes informational texts expressing ideas clearly and logically for different audiences (e.g. notices, reports);

4.1.3 writes and designs visual texts expressing information clearly and creatively (e.g. advertisements, newsletters, map with pictures and labels);

4.4 applies knowledge of language at various levels:

4.4.1 word level;

4.4.3 paragraph level;

LO 6

LANGUAGE STRUCTURE AND USE The learner will know and be able to use the sounds, words and grammar of the language to create and interpret texts.

We know this when the learner:

6.1 works with words:

6.1.1 uses prefixes, stems and suffixes/extensions to form words;

6.1.3 records words in a personal dictionary;

6.1.4 uses phonics and spelling rules to spell words correctly;

6.2 works with sentences:

6.2.3 identifies and uses nouns, pronouns, prepositions, articles and conjunctions;

6.2.6 consolidates use of punctuation learned so far.



  • at the end of a sentence.
  • at the end of a question.
  • An exclamation mark is used to show emotion, shock, anger, excitement.

(d) I ate bread, cheese, an apple and an orange.

Questions & Answers

are nano particles real
Missy Reply
Hello, if I study Physics teacher in bachelor, can I study Nanotechnology in master?
Lale Reply
no can't
where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
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..
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
has a lot of application modern world
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
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.
yes that's correct
I think
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
nanocopper obvius
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
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
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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