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1 Writing and Grammar Earthquake Terror
Base Words Using a Thesaurus Kinds of Sentences Subjects and Predicates

2 Vocabulary: Base Words
-ed -ing hike hiked hiking isolate isolated isolating sniff sniffed sniffing sway swayed swaying cry cried crying whiz whizzed whizzing drop dropped dropping brush brushed brushing

3 Vocabulary: 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.

4 Play the Thesaurus Quiz show game!
Using a Thesaurus Play the Thesaurus Quiz show game!







11 Kinds of Sentences Declarative - 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!

12 More 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.)

13 Name 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. interrogative interrogative imperative exclamatory declarative

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