Kung fu punctuation

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Kung fu punctuation

  1. 1. INDEX PAGE K ung F u Punctuation Click on the belt you Click on the belt you wish to complete wish to complete
  2. 2. INDEX PAGE KUNG FU PUNCTUATION – WHITE BELT Lesson Objectives -To learn the Kung Fu moves for four punctuation marks. - To use these moves in a game of Kung Fu punctuation.
  3. 3. INDEX PAGE Full Stop Throw a short, right-handed punch at the air in front of you. Make the noise, Ha!
  4. 4. INDEX PAGE Comma With your right arm bent so that your hand is in front of your face, make a short twisting motion at the wrist to signify the comma shape. Make the noise, Shi!
  5. 5. INDEX PAGE Semi-Colon Do the full-stop punch, then the comma shape directly underneath it. Make the noises, Ha! Shi!
  6. 6. INDEX PAGE Colon Follow the full-stop punch immediately with one directly beneath it. Make the noises, Ha! Ha!
  7. 7. INDEX PAGE Advanced Kung Fu Punctuation Perform the correct move and sound to match the punctuation mark
  8. 8. INDEX PAGE She walked to the shop.
  9. 9. INDEX PAGE She bought apples, pears and tea.
  10. 10. INDEX PAGE It was hot; we went to the beach.
  11. 11. INDEX PAGE Tennis, which is a popular sport, can be played in pairs.
  12. 12. INDEX PAGE I speak the following languages: English, Spanish and French.
  13. 13. INDEX PAGE He was late; he missed the bus.
  14. 14. INDEX PAGE Unfortunately, we lost the game.
  15. 15. INDEX PAGE I caught three fish: a tuna, a cod and a salmon.
  16. 16. INDEX PAGE Tournament A proper bout of Punctuation Kung Fu requires three players: two combatants and a referee. The combatants face each other. The referee says the words ''capital letter'', and the opponents bow to each other while repeating the same phrase. The referee then calls out three punctuation marks and the players have to put the moves and sounds for these together, in sequence, as quickly as they can. The winner is the one who puts together all three moves and their accompanying sounds correctly in the quickest time.
  17. 17. INDEX PAGE WHITE BELT TOURNAMENT
  18. 18. INDEX PAGE K UNG F PUNCTUATION – RED BELT U Lesson Objectives -To learn the Kung Fu moves for seven punctuation marks. - To use these moves in a game of Kung Fu punctuation.
  19. 19. INDEX PAGE Full Stop Throw a short, right-handed punch at the air in front of you. Make the noise, Ha!
  20. 20. INDEX PAGE Comma With your right arm bent so that your hand is in front of your face, make a short twisting motion at the wrist to signify the comma shape. Make the noise, Shi!
  21. 21. INDEX PAGE Semi-Colon Do the full-stop punch, then the comma shape directly underneath it. Make the noises, Ha! Shi!
  22. 22. INDEX PAGE Colon Follow the full-stop punch immediately with one directly beneath it. Make the noises, Ha! Ha!
  23. 23. INDEX PAGE Question Mark Separate the curly bit into three cutting movements with the hand: one horizontal left to right, one curved around, and one vertical coming from the bottom of the curved one. Then at the bottom of the shape you have just drawn in the air, bung in a full-stop punch. Make the noises, Shi! Shi! Shi! Ha!
  24. 24. INDEX PAGE Exclamation Mark A long vertical slash, from top to bottom, followed by a full stop. Make the noises, Shiiiiii! Ha!
  25. 25. INDEX PAGE Speech Marks Stand on one leg, extend your arms diagonally to the skies and wiggle your index and middle fingers in an approximation of speech marks. Make the noise, Haeeeee!
  26. 26. INDEX PAGE Advanced Kung Fu Punctuation Perform the correct move and sound to match the punctuation mark
  27. 27. INDEX PAGE Walking to the shop, I whistled.
  28. 28. INDEX PAGE What is the capital of France?
  29. 29. INDEX PAGE I thought he was dead!
  30. 30. INDEX PAGE I want to live in Jamaica; it’s warmer there.
  31. 31. INDEX PAGE She said, “I want lipstick, eyeshadow and mascara.”
  32. 32. INDEX PAGE He went to the park; it was crowded.
  33. 33. INDEX PAGE “Who are you?” he asked.
  34. 34. INDEX PAGE Don’t you dare!
  35. 35. INDEX PAGE Is this the way to Amarillo?
  36. 36. INDEX PAGE She shouted, “go away!”
  37. 37. INDEX PAGE “Oh my God!” she shrieked, “is that Zac Efron?”
  38. 38. INDEX PAGE Tournament A proper bout of Punctuation Kung Fu requires three players: two combatants and a referee. The combatants face each other. The referee says the words ''capital letter'', and the opponents bow to each other while repeating the same phrase. The referee then calls out three punctuation marks and the players have to put the moves and sounds for these together, in sequence, as quickly as they can. The winner is the one who puts together all three moves and their accompanying sounds correctly in the quickest time.
  39. 39. INDEX PAGE RED BELT TOURNAMENT
  40. 40. INDEX PAGE K UNG F PUNCTUATION – BLACK U BELT Lesson Objectives -To learn the Kung Fu moves for nine punctuation marks. - To use these moves in a game of Kung Fu punctuation.
  41. 41. INDEX PAGE Full Stop Throw a short, right-handed punch at the air in front of you. Make the noise, Ha!
  42. 42. INDEX PAGE Comma With your right arm bent so that your hand is in front of your face, make a short twisting motion at the wrist to signify the comma shape. Make the noise, Shi!
  43. 43. INDEX PAGE Semi-Colon Do the full-stop punch, then the comma shape directly underneath it. Make the noises, Ha! Shi!
  44. 44. INDEX PAGE Colon Follow the full-stop punch immediately with one directly beneath it. Make the noises, Ha! Ha!
  45. 45. INDEX PAGE Question Mark Separate the curly bit into three cutting movements with the hand: one horizontal left to right, one curved around, and one vertical coming from the bottom of the curved one. Then at the bottom of the shape you have just drawn in the air, bung in a full-stop punch. Make the noises, Shi! Shi! Shi! Ha!
  46. 46. INDEX PAGE Exclamation Mark A long vertical slash, from top to bottom, followed by a full stop. Make the noises, Shiiiiii! Ha!
  47. 47. INDEX PAGE Speech Marks Stand on one leg, extend your arms diagonally to the skies and wiggle your index and middle fingers in an approximation of speech marks. Make the noise, Haeeeee!
  48. 48. INDEX PAGE Apostrophe With your right arm fully extended to the air, wiggle your index finger. Make the noise, Blubalubaluba! (This is the best I can do to approximate the sound you can make with your tongue when you flap it up and down against the inside of your lips.)
  49. 49. INDEX PAGE Ellipsis Three punches along a horizontal line. Make the noises, Ha! Ha! Ha!
  50. 50. INDEX PAGE Brackets Using your left hand first, draw a curved convex line in the air; use your right hand to do the opposite motion for the closing bracket. Make the noises, Shi! Shi!
  51. 51. INDEX PAGE Advanced Kung Fu Punctuation Perform the correct move and sound to match the punctuation mark
  52. 52. INDEX PAGE The boy’s bike was broken.
  53. 53. INDEX PAGE Liverpool (which is in Merseyside) is the home of the Beatles
  54. 54. INDEX PAGE I wrote letters to: Mary, Mark and Helen.
  55. 55. INDEX PAGE "I'm wondering …" James said, bemused.
  56. 56. INDEX PAGE Henry’s mother likes peaches; mine likes pears.
  57. 57. INDEX PAGE How long is a piece of string?
  58. 58. INDEX PAGE The children’s party was enjoyed by all the mothers.
  59. 59. INDEX PAGE “No … Please don’t leave,” begged the terrified waitress.
  60. 60. INDEX PAGE Callum (my youngest brother) lives in Manchester.
  61. 61. INDEX PAGE A pupil’s equipment includes: pens, pencils and paper.
  62. 62. INDEX PAGE Tournament A proper bout of Punctuation Kung Fu requires three players: two combatants and a referee. The combatants face each other. The referee says the words ''capital letter'', and the opponents bow to each other while repeating the same phrase. The referee then calls out three punctuation marks and the players have to put the moves and sounds for these together, in sequence, as quickly as they can. The winner is the one who puts together all three moves and their accompanying sounds correctly in the quickest time.
  63. 63. INDEX PAGE BLACK BELT TOURNAMENT

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