Presentation on theme: "Writing and Grammar Earthquake Terror"— Presentation transcript:
1Writing and Grammar Earthquake Terror Base WordsUsing a ThesaurusKinds of SentencesSubjects and Predicates
2Vocabulary: Base Words -ed-inghikehikedhikingisolateisolatedisolatingsniffsniffedsniffingswayswayedswayingcrycriedcryingwhizwhizzedwhizzingdropdroppeddroppingbrushbrushedbrushing
3Vocabulary: Using a Thesaurus A thesaurus helps writers to find synonyms, words with similar meanings. It also helps writers find antonyms, words with opposite meanings.A person usually uses a thesaurus when he or she has one word in mind and is looking for a word that is like it or in direct contrast to it.(R5-S1C4-05) Determine the meanings, pronunciations, syllabication, synonyms, antonyms, and parts of speech of words, by using a variety of reference aids.
4Play the Thesaurus Quiz show game! Using a ThesaurusPlay the Thesaurus Quiz show game!
11Kinds of SentencesDeclarative - A declarative sentence makes a statement. A declarative sentence ends with a period.Example: The house will be built on a hill.Interrogative - An interrogative sentence asks a question. An interrogative sentence ends with a question mark.Example: How did you find the card?Exclamatory - An exclamatory sentence shows strong feeling. An exclamatory sentence ends with an exclamation mark.Example: The monster is attacking!
12More Kinds of Sentences Imperative - An imperative sentence gives a command.Example: Cheryl, try the other door.Sometimes the subject of an imperative sentence (you) is understood.Example: Look in the closet. (You, look in the closet.)
13Name the Sentence Type! Do you know what to do during an earthquake? What can you do to prepare ahead of time?Try to find shelter as quickly as possible.What a roaring sound the earth can make!An earthquake can stop as suddenly as it can start.interrogativeinterrogativeimperativeexclamatorydeclarative