LL Lower Primary B - Enhancing Simple Sentences

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Enhancing Simple Sentences is simple by changing the key words to take on loaded meanings. Learn them here.

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LL Lower Primary B - Enhancing Simple Sentences

  1. 1. Writing 101 Enhancing Simple Sentences
  2. 2. Learning Objectives  To construct simple sentences with good use of Nouns and Verbs.
  3. 3. Introduction  Let's take a few simple sentences for a start: 1) John wins the race. 2) John wins.   In this sentence, 'John' and 'race' are Nouns whereas 'wins' is a verb. A Noun and a Verb forms a complete sentence. All sentences need at least one Noun and a Verb to form a complete sentence.
  4. 4. Writing Simple Sentences  A sentence need not be very long to be good.  The best sentences come in only a few words. 1) I like you. 2) That is a clock. 3) I dream to be the winner. 4) Let us go.  All good ideas come from simple sentences.
  5. 5. Enhancing Simple Sentences  Sentences are enhanced when we are clever in the use of Nouns and Verbs. 1) I love you. 2) Big Ben is a clock. 3) I dream to be the champion. 4) Let us walk.  Using the right Nouns and Verbs make a big difference to what you want to say.
  6. 6. Loaded Nouns and Verbs    Nouns and Verbs that have just the right meanings are called Loaded Nouns and Verbs. Loaded means 'carrying'. A Loaded Noun or a Loaded Verb carries more meaning. They help you to express yourself better!
  7. 7. With and without Loaded N & V Loaded N & V N&V 1) I love you. 1) I like you. 2) Big Ben is a clock. 2) That is a clock. 3) I dream to be a 3) I dream to be a champion. 1) Let us walk. winner. 4) Let us go. Using the right Nouns and Verbs make a big difference to what you want to say. 
  8. 8. Examples of Loaded Nouns & Verbs
  9. 9. Learning Activity Write the Loaded Nouns & Verbs for these words.
  10. 10. Learning Activity Suggested Answers Bag – haversack, luggage, pouch, sling-bag Bottle – water bottle, tumbler, container, jug See – watch, gaze, stare, scan, focus Sleep – nap, meditate, faint Win – beat, surpass, overcome
  11. 11. Discussion  What are Loaded Nouns and Verbs?  How do these words help us?
  12. 12. In Summary  Loaded Nouns and Verbs carry more meaning.  They help us to say more with less.

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