AAdverbs are words that describe verbs. TThey answer the questions how, when, why or to what extent. Examples of adverbs are: John runs quickly. “Quickly” describes how he runs. He quietly whispers to his partner. “Quietly” describes how he whispers.
MMeaning more than one. UUsually ends in “s” or “es”. Example: Sally has two dogs. TThe word two show’s that the sentence is plural.
IIs a sentence that forms a question. IIt is punctutated with a question mark. EExample: Did you get a new cell phone?
A sentence that makes a statement or declaration and ends with a period. Example: II would like a slice of pie.
AAn atlas is a book full of maps of roads and boundaries.
AAn encyclopedia is a collection of books that tell facts in alphabetical order.
TThe use of certain marks to clarify meaning of written material by grouping words into sentences, clauses and phrases. Punctuation oQoQuestion Mark ? Exclamation point ! oPoPeriod.Quotation marks “ ” oCoComma,Apostrophe ’ oCoColon:Semicolon ;
AA book of antonyms and synonyms. TThe boy searched through the thesaurus looking for a variety of words to use in his story.
FForming or following a logical order or sequence; one after another. II made the cake by following the directions given in sequential order. First, add egg, oil, and water to the flour. Next, mix ingredients for two minutes. Finally, pour batter into a 9x13 greased pan and bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
AA global network connecting millions of computers, making it possible to exchange information.
Putting things in an order that makes sense, writing a strong lead and conclusion, and connecting ideas with transitions.
Details that give you more information about the main idea. The main idea is the bridge and the supporting details are the pillars.
To describe the main idea and important details of a passage using your own words. The teacher asked me to summarize the paragraph. I read all of the information and used my brain like a funnel to sift out only the important information. I included the main idea and supporting details stated in my own words.