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Module 15

Word power

OCTOPOEMS

Try your hand at describing a person or topic through this eight-line formula.

FORMULA! EXAMPLE!
line 1: Topic is a colour My mother is pink.
line 2: a season She is the summer time
line 3: a place in the kitchen.
line 4: a type of weather She is warm.
line 5: a type of clothing My mother is a slipper,
line 6: a piece of furniture a comfortable old sofa.
line 7: a TV show She is an Oprah show,
line 8: a type of food lumpy chicken gravy!

Try these:

A chef, a waiter, a fireman, a cow, a dinosaur, a teacher … or any other topic of your choice.

First attempt with a partner First attempt solo
How well did I do? Self Peer
I could choose a topic
I could write eight lines
I could write each line as stated in the formula
Fill your own criteria into this block:

[LO 3.7.1; 4.1.1; 4.3]

Poems can be such fun!

Find some food poems to read and/or dramatise in groups.

Here is a list of possible poems – just in case you are stuck:

Zanzibar Pete and Zoom-along Dick by Nancy Chambers

After Breakfast by Roy Fuller

I eat my peas with honey (Anon)

How to open … by John Fuller

Sweet Song by Vernon Scannell

Late for Breakfast by Mary Dawson

Greedy Dog by James Hurley

The Vulture by Hilaire Belloc

The Flattered Flying Fish by E.V. Rieu

Boa Constrictor by Shel Silverstein

KNOW YOUR WORD POWER!

Select the correct meaning for the word and test your word power!

  1. menu:
  1. a queue of people
  2. an order form
  3. list from which we can order to eat
  1. waiter:
  1. someone who is late for an appointment
  2. a servant
  3. someone who takes your order and waits on you in a restaurant
  1. chef:
  1. someone who cannot pronounce his words correctly
  2. the headman of a tribe
  3. a trained cook
  1. diner:
  1. supper
  2. someone who eats out at a restaurant
  3. a served meal
  1. dessert:
  1. a vast area where nothing grows
  2. to run away
  3. pudding
  1. napkin:
  1. usually a linen cloth used as a serviette
  2. worn on a baby’s bottom
  3. a short sleep
  1. maitre ‘d:
  1. the head waiter in a restaurant
  2. a French dish/meal
  3. comes after maitre ‘c
  1. tureen:
  1. the cloth used to wrap bodies of deceased people
  2. a deep dish with lid, usually for soup
  3. the female turtle
  1. liqueur:
  1. a sweet alcoholic drink
  2. a lollipop
  3. a fizzy cold drink
  1. hors d’oeuvre:
  1. a starter
  2. another word for a horse
  3. a herd of cattle

CHALLENGE!!

Can you make a sketch incorporating all ten of the words in the illustrations? (Only use the correct ones!)

[LO 6.1.2]

Discussion and role-play (group work)

What do you think these diners are complaining about? Discuss various options with your group members.

Act out this scene.

Firstly dramatise it in a negative and aggressive way, and following that in a positive manner.

Which is the better way of handling the problem?

[LO 1.3; 1.4; 1.6; 2.2.1; 2.2.4; 2.4.3; 2.4.4; 5.1.3]

Complete the speech bubbles

[LO 4.1.1; 4.4.2; 5.3.6; 5.4.1]

CHECKLIST Self Peer
  • Is it colourful and bright?
  • Does it make you think the product is unique?
  • Is it clear and legible?
  • Is it set out in a way that is interesting?Does it have illustrations/graphics?
  • Does it have a suitable name?
  • Does it have a super slogan?

[LO 4.1.3; 5.3.5]

Silent reading: Carefully read through the following passage and decide whether the given statements are True (T) or False (F).

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
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..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
Google
da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
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.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
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
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
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
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Source:  OpenStax, English home language grade 5. OpenStax CNX. Sep 22, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10991/1.2
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