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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

How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
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 .?
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
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
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.
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
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
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
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
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
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.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
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.
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.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
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