Vocabulary

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Parts of Speech (P.O.S.) 

  


Noun


Adjective


Verb


Adverb

 

Census





 

Unique





 

Assimilate





 

Distinct





 

Dominant





 

Concepts





 

Industiral





 

Survive





 

Heritage





 

Comprehend





Section 1: Please choose 6 words from the list of 10 and make 2 sentences using 2 different forms of the word. You need to also identify the part of speech of each vocabulary word in each sentence. For example: 

Hypothesis: 1. A. The teacher wrote the hypothesis(noun) on the black board

B. It’s ok to make up a hypothetical(adjective) story when trying to catch the reader’s  

attention at the beginning of your essay.

Section 2: Read each sentence and circle if the vocabulary word is used correctly or incorrectly. If you think that the vocabulary word is used incorrectly, explain why by writing meaning or p.o.s. (part of speech) in the blank. Each answer is worth one point.

1. The scientist’s estimated was 2.5 billion years old.  

correct   incorrect (P.O.S.) incorrect (meaning)

2. There was an immense hole in the ground.

correct incorrect (P.O.S.) incorrect (meaning)  

3. It is vary hot in the summertime here. 

correct incorrect (P.O.S.) incorrect (meaning)  

4. He has a dominant personality. 

correct incorrect (P.O.S.) incorrect (meaning)  

5. His concepts about life are strange.

correct incorrect (P.O.S.) incorrect (meaning)  

6. You need to use quota marks in the story.

correct incorrect (P.O.S.) incorrect (meaning)  

7. Many people immigrant to the U.S.

correct incorrect (P.O.S.) incorrect (meaning)  

8. The family has Japanese heritage.

correct incorrect (P.O.S.) incorrect (meaning)  

9. It is a significant to read. 

correct incorrect (P.O.S.) incorrect (meaning) 

Section 3: I will give you 10 words which you will need to make your own sentence.

Grammar- Part 2

Section 1: Choose the correct verb (by circling it) that matches what the sentence is saying.

Almost every part of the world (had experienced/ will experience/ has experienced)  an earthquake before, and almost every part of the world (will experience/ will be experiencing/ have experienced) earthquakes in the future. Since the ancient Chinese (have begun/ had been beginning/ began) to keep records thousands of years ago, more than 13 million earthquakes occurred around the world. 

What (causes/ caused/ will cause) earthquakes? Throughout history, different cultures (were developing/ have developed/ have been developing) stories to explain these violent earth movements. Nowadays, although scientists (know/ have known/ are knowing) more about the causes of earthquakes, they still can’t prevent the terrible damage.

One of the strongest quakes of the 20th century (had been happening/ has happened/ happened) in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 24, 1964, at about six o’clock in the evening. That evening, when the earthquake hit, many families (were eating/ ate/ had eating) dinner. People in the city (find/ found/ were finding) themselves in the dark because most of the lights in the city went out when the earthquake (had occurred/ had been occurring/ occurred). Many people (were died/ were dying/ died) instantly in the Alaska earthquake when tall buildings (collapsed/ will collapse/ had been collapsing) and thousands of pounds of brick and concrete fell on them.

Section 2—Verb Tenses. These will be questions about everyday life. 

Write one complete sentence about each topic using the tense given. Use the time markers which are in each description. Each sentence is worth two points.

1. Something you do every morning (use simple present)

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2. Something you will do when you graduate (use simple future)

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Section 3 Phrases & Clauses- Please identify the underlined part of the seentence as a phrase or independent clause or dependent clause. (6 points total)

1. I went to the store because I needed some fruit and lunch meat.

Phrase  Indendent clause  Dependent clause

2. They wanted to go to the birthday party, but they didn’t have enough time.

Phrase  Indendent clause  Dependent clause

3. She was hiding under the table

Phrase  Indendent clause  Dependent clause

4.  

5. They were playing in the swimming pool.

Phrase  Indendent clause  Dependent clause

Section 4—Sentence Types. Write sentences following the directions in parentheses. All of your sentences must be related to information about the American Ways chapter or our class discussions. Punctuation counts. Each sentence is worth two points.

Example: (compound/for) The number of Hispanics coming to the U.S. dropped recently, for the 

economy was poor & it was harder to come into the U.S.

1. (compound sentence/so)

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2. (compound sentence/yet)

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3. (compound sentence/however)

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4. (compound sentence/ as a result)

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5. (compound sentence/ in fact)

6. ______________________________________________________________________________

7. (compound sentence/moreover)

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