Articles & Demonstratives

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Articles & Demonstratives

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  2. 3. <ul><li>A , an , and the are articles …a special kind of adjective. </li></ul><ul><li>A and an refer to any person, place, or thing. </li></ul><ul><li>The refers to a particular one. </li></ul>Let’s take a trip. ( any ) It’s time for the trip. ( particular )
  3. 4. A or an ? <ul><li>When do you use which? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A before words that begin with a consonant sound </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An before words that begin with a vowel sound </li></ul></ul>* jet * high step * engine * hour
  4. 5. <ul><li>This , that , these , and those are demonstrative adjectives. </li></ul><ul><li>A demonstrative adjective tells which one . </li></ul><ul><li>This and these refer to nouns close to the speaker or writer. </li></ul><ul><li>That and those refer farther away. </li></ul>This trip will be long. (close) Please pass me that book. (far)
  5. 6. This or that ? <ul><li>Use this or that before singular words. </li></ul><ul><li>Use these or those before plural words. </li></ul>* seat * pens
  6. 7. <ul><li>With a partner, answer questions 1-5 on workbook page 73. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Pretend you are the newest up-and-coming singer/songwriter. Write the lyrics to your new song, Friendship . </li></ul><ul><li>Use at least 5 total articles or demonstratives . </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight them in your song lyrics. </li></ul>

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