Presentation on theme: "Definition Definition: is a statement that explains the meaning of a term (a word, phrase, or other set of symbols) Sentence: One way to clarify words."— Presentation transcript:
1 DefinitionDefinition: is a statement that explains the meaning of a term(a word, phrase, or other set of symbols)Sentence: One way to clarify words I do not know when I read is tolook up the definition of the word in a dictionary.Action: pretend to open a dictionaryto look up the definition of a wordyou do not know.
2 DescriptionDefinition: a list of properties or adjectives that could be used to identifya person, place, or objectSentence: I found the book my friends were looking for, just by thedescription they gave of its cover.Action: Choose one of thesestudents, give a description ofthat student and see if someoneraising a quiet hand can tell youwho you are talking about!
3 Sentence I see a dog. Do you see that dog? Stop that dog! Definition: grammatical unit of one or more words that expresses an independentstatement, question, request, command, exclamationSentence: Every sentence starts with a capital letter.Action: Quietly whisper a sentenceto your neighbor explaining whythis dog is running.I see a dog.Do you see that dog?Stop that dog!
4 Capitalize Definition: to write or print using upper case letters Sentence: You must always capitalize the beginning of every sentence aswell as names or proper nouns.Action: Use you finger to write yourname in the air using only lower caseletters. Then “erase” it and write itcorrectly by capitalizing the firstletters of your name.
5 Capital Definition: the upper case letters of the alphabet Sentence: I know you are so tired of me telling you, all sentencesand proper nouns must start with a capital letter!Action:You, quietly remind yourneighbor that all sentencesand proper nouns start witha capital letter!
6 CapitolDefinition: A building or complex of buildings in which a federaland /or the state legislature meetsSentence: The United States Capitol is the meeting place of theUnited States Congress.Action: Quietly whisper to yourneighbor the city whereyou will find theUnited States Capitolbuilding.
7 Close Definition: shut; not open Sentence: Please close the door when you come in from outside.Action: Pretend to close a doorand lock it.
8 Clothes Definition: garments that cover the body Sentence: My mom bought me new clothes for school.Action: Quietly point to the garmentsyou are wearing and whisper,“These are my favorite clothes.”
9 Threw Definition: the past tense of throw Sentence: The first boy threw his ball and missed. The second boy threw hisball and hit the first boy to end the dodge ball game.Action: Pretend to throw a ball andwhisper, “Yea, I threw it.”
10 ThroughDefinition: to enter into something and continue until you come out the other side.Sentence: She walked through the door.orShe wandered through the crowd looking for her friend.Action: Pretend to open a door and walkthrough it back to your desk.
11 PunctuationDefinition: symbols or marks that are used to organize writingin ways to make its meaning clearSentence: Periods, explanation marks, and question marks are punctuationsthat help readers know when they have come to the end of a sentence.Action: Whisper a sentenceto your neighbor and writethe correct punctuationin the air to end yoursentence.
12 SummaryDefinition: a shortened version of something that has been said or written,containing only the main pointsSentence: You can prove your comprehension level of a story by the detailscontained in your summary.Action: Quickly and quietly give a summaryof Goldilocks and the Three Bears.Girl GoldilocksFinds a cabin in the woodsTries the porridgeTries the chairsTries the bedsBears come homeShe wakes up andruns off