Connect to Writing: Articles
and Vocabulary Review
Intro (red) Unit 1
Articles: Words that identify
nouns
 What is a noun?
 Use a or an to talk
about one person,
– A person, place or thing
place or thing in
 He saw a boy. (person)
general.
 The city is small. (place)
 He saw a boy. (He
 I ate rice. (thing)
doesn’t know this
boy.)
Articles: Words that identify
nouns
 What is a noun?
 Do not use a or an
before nouns you
– A person, place or thing
 Use a or an to talk about cannot count.
one person, place or
thing in general.
– I ate rice.
– My friend likes soup.
– Cereal is a breakfast
food.
Articles: Words that identify
nouns
 What is a noun?
 Use the to talk about
one or more specific
– A person, place or thing
 Use a or an to talk about persons, places or
one person, place or
thing in general.
 Do not use a or an
before nouns you cannot
count.
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
 We will visit Mexico
during spring break.
 In July, we have two
things.
days off.
 Do not use articles in
 We have a test on
front of names of places, Monday.
months, days or
 The teacher speaks
languages.
Spanish and Gujurati.
Practice: Put a, an, the or an X
(for nothing) in the blanks.
The
 _____bananas
in this store are brown.
X
X
 In _____
Australia, _____
English is spoken.
a
the desk by the
 There is _____
garbage can near ____
teacher.
 The boys have an
____ uncle in _____Mongolia.
X
The Intuit traveled by kayaks.
 ____
the desert in ____
X May.
 We road camels in _____
 Who eats _____
soup for lunch?
X
the sand.
 I found ______
seashell in _____
a
Vocabulary: Can you guess
these? Part 1
Buffalo
Buffaloes
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these?
kayak
kayaks
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these?
camel
camels
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these?
journey
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tent
tepee
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these?
grassy plain
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these?
herd
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these?
prehistoric
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nomads
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these?
desert
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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
nomads
are called _________.
 A temporary house for who move from place to
place is called __________.
a tent
 An animal that can live without food or water in
a camel
the desert is _________.
 Anything referring to the times of cave paintings
prehistoric
and cave men is __________.
 Large open, dry land with sand and few plants is
a desert
called ___________.
Practice: Write the missing vocabulary
word and article if needed in the blank.
_____________
A grassy plain is a large area of open
land with grasses.
buffaloes
The Sioux Indians hunted __________.
Animals that move together in a group are
a herd
called __________.
Moving from one place to another is
a journey
__________.
Vocabulary: Can you guess
these? Part 2
a princess
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these?
A piece of writing that is true.
nonfiction
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these?
jewel
jewels
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these?
to
welcome
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these?
daughter
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these?
earring
earrings
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these?
a piece of writing that is made
up, not true
fiction
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these?
the brother of my father or mother
uncle
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these?
the son of a brother or sister
nephew
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these?
another word for interested and questioning
curious
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these?
Another word for when you start talking
while someone else is talking and not
waiting for them to stop.
interrupt
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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.
The daughter
 _______________
of my grandmother is my
mother.
nephew
 The son of my sister is my ___________.
 My sister is ___________
generous with her time and
money.
interrupt the teacher when she
 It is wrong to __________
is talking.
welcomes
 The teacher _______________ the students at the
beginning of class every day.
Practice: Write the missing vocabulary
word and article if needed in the blank.
The jewel(s) in the necklace sparkles in the
 _________
sunlight.
uncle
 The brother of father is my __________.
 My sister likes to wear __________
with jewels
earrings
on her ear.
 Readings for social studies are
nonfiction
_______________________.
fiction
 Folktales are __________________.
curious
 He was _______________about
the present and
wanted to open it.
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