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Connect to Writing: Articles and Vocabulary Review. Intro (red) Unit 1. What is a noun? A person, place or thing He saw a boy . (person) The city is small. (place) I ate rice . (thing). Use a or an to talk about one person, place or thing in general .

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Connect to Writing: Articles and Vocabulary Review

Intro (red) Unit 1


What is a noun?

A person, place or thing

He saw a boy. (person)

The city is small. (place)

I ate rice. (thing)

Use a or an to talk about one person, place or thing in general.

He saw a boy. (He doesn’t know this boy.)

Articles: Words that identify nouns


What is a noun?

A person, place or thing

Use a or an to talk about one person, place or thing in general.

Do not use a or an before nouns you cannot count.

I ate rice.

My friend likes soup.

Cereal is a breakfast food.

Articles: Words that identify nouns


What is a noun?

A person, place or thing

Use a or an to talk about one person, place or thing in general.

Do not use a or an before nouns you cannot count.

Use the to talk about one or more specific persons, places or things.

The city is small.

I am wearing the necklace he gave me.

The girl over there is very shy.

Articles: Words that identify nouns


Use the to talk about one or more specific persons, places or things.

Do not use articles in front of names of places, months, days or languages.

We will visit Mexico during spring break.

In July, we have two days off.

We have a test on Monday.

The teacher speaks Spanish and Gujurati.

Articles: Words that identify nouns


Practice: Put a, an, the or an X (for nothing) in the blanks.

The

  • _____bananas in this store are brown.

  • In _____ Australia, _____ English is spoken.

  • There is _____ garbage can near ____ desk by the teacher.

  • The boys have ____ uncle in _____Mongolia.

  • ____ Intuit traveled by kayaks.

  • We road camels in _____ desert in ____ May.

  • Who eats _____ soup for lunch?

  • I found ______ seashell in _____ sand.

X

X

a

the

an

X

The

the

X

X

the

a


Vocabulary: Can you guess these? Part 1

Buffalo

Buffaloes


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

kayak

kayaks


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

camel

camels


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

journey


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

tent

tepee


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

grassy plain


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

herd


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

prehistoric


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

nomads


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

desert


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

Intuit, Sioux

Groups of native people who live together.

a Mongolian tent

tribes

yurt


Practice: Write the missing vocabulary word and article if needed in the blank.

  • ______ is a round Mongolian tent.

  • People who move from place to place together are called _________.

  • A temporary house for who move from place to place is called __________.

  • An animal that can live without food or water in the desert is _________.

  • Anything referring to the times of cave paintings and cave men is __________.

  • Large open, dry land with sand and few plants is called ___________.


Practice: Write the missing vocabulary word and article if needed in the blank.

A yurt

  • ______ is a round Mongolian tent.

  • People who move from place to place together are called _________.

  • A temporary house for who move from place to place is called __________.

  • An animal that can live without food or water in the desert is _________.

  • Anything referring to the times of cave paintings and cave men is __________.

  • Large open, dry land with sand and few plants is called ___________.

nomads

a tent

a camel

prehistoric

a desert


Practice: Write the missing vocabulary word and article if needed in the blank.

  • _____________ is a large area of open land with grasses.

  • The Sioux Indians hunted __________.

  • Animals that move together in a group are called __________.

  • Moving from one place to another is __________.

A grassy plain

buffaloes

a herd

a journey


Vocabulary: Can you guess these? Part 2

a princess


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

A piece of writing that is true.

nonfiction


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

jewel

jewels


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

to welcome


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

daughter


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

earring

earrings


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

a piece of writing that is made up, not true

fiction


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

the brother of my father or mother

uncle


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

the son of a brother or sister

nephew


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

another word for interested and questioning

curious


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

Another word for when you start talking while someone else is talking and not waiting for them to stop.

interrupt


Vocabulary: Can you guess these?

Another word to describe a person who gives a lot and is not selfish.

generous


Practice: Write the missing vocabulary word and article if needed in the blank.

the princess

  • Diana was _______________ of Wales.

  • _______________ of my grandmother is my mother.

  • The son of my sister is my ___________.

  • My sister is ___________ with her time and money.

  • It is wrong to __________ the teacher when she is talking.

  • The teacher _______________ the students at the beginning of class every day.

The daughter

nephew

generous

interrupt

welcomes


Practice: Write the missing vocabulary word and article if needed in the blank.

The jewel(s)

  • _________ in the necklace sparkles in the sunlight.

  • The brother of father is my __________.

  • My sister likes to wear __________ with jewels on her ear.

  • Readings for social studies are _______________________.

  • Folktales are __________________.

  • He was _______________about the present and wanted to open it.

uncle

earrings

nonfiction

fiction

curious


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