Monday, May 18, 2009

Flour Babies by Anne Fine

This is our new shared book by Anne Fine. We have just finished reading TumbleTurn by Doug MacLeod which was in no other words .... fantastic! we were all pleased when we found out Dominic really was NORMAL or whatever that means. Back to our new book ... Flour Babies, read the glossary from the first 3 chapters and see if you can predict what may be happening in the story:

Chapters 1-3
explosion (n) this is when something breaks up; it goes everywhere
and there is a loud noise
football (n) a game with two ‘teams’ of people and a ball
huge (adj) very big
look after (v) to watch somebody or something, and see that they are
away from danger
normal (adj) usual
rule (n) this tells you what you have to do or can’t do
science (n) the study of the world and how it is
teacher (n) this person teaches children at school
weigh (v) to see how heavy something is
What do the letters in the brackets mean? e.g (n), (adj), (v)

20 comments:

  1. The [] letters mean that they are
    [n]= noun
    [v]= verb
    [adj]= adjective
    these are all parts of speech

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  2. Fantastic work Josh - you are 100% correct. Great work :-)

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  3. The letters are abbreviations of the words: noun [n]
    verb [v]
    adjective [adj]

    these abbreviations are used in dictionaries and thesauruses, maybe the book is to do with dictionaries!

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  4. I want to thank you for your comments on our class blog. It is really nice to get such good comments by students. Again, thank you very much!
    Mr.C

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  5. the letters in ()mean
    (n) noun
    (v) verb
    (adj) adjective

    these words are used in speech maybe the book in about speech?

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  6. james (rm 10 mis)May 19, 2009 at 11:20 AM

    adj = adjective
    n = noun
    v = verb
    they are all useful in speechs

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  7. The letters mean:

    [n]=noun
    [v]=verb
    [adj]=adjective

    I think the knew book will be about dictionaries because you normly find the words in dictionaries. It could be better than boys in bikes but that was a cool book and maybe the best.

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  8. I think the letters in the [] are for [n]means noun [adj] means adective & [v] means verb

    I think the book will have somthing to do with spell rights

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  9. nicole123 rm10 MISMay 19, 2009 at 11:27 AM

    They mean
    [N] = noun
    [adj]= adjective
    [v] = verb
    they are the speech parts.

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  10. These are what the letters mean -

    (v)Verb
    (n)Noun
    (adj)Adjective

    These are good to use in speechs.

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  11. jade(rm10 student0May 19, 2009 at 11:27 AM

    These are what the letters mean

    (v)verb
    (n)noun
    (adj)adjective

    you can use these words in speeches.

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  12. The letters in the brackets are.(N) stands for noun (V) stands for verb and (ADJ) stands for adjectives.

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  13. The letters mean
    (N)noun
    (V)verb
    (ADJ)adjective

    These words are all used in speech.

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  14. The words in the ()mean
    (n)noun
    (v)verb
    (adj)adjective.
    These words are used in speach. This book could be about speach.

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  15. The letters mean
    (n)noun
    (v)verb
    (adj)adjective

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  16. The letters in () mean
    (n) noun
    (v) verb
    (adj) adjective

    you use this in speeches maybe the book is about someone telling a speech.

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  17. adj- stands for adjectives(example)-George had his eye on the GLITTERY bouncy-ball
    v-stands for verb(a verb is a doing word, or an action word)
    n-stands for noun(a noun is a name of something like London, Paris and george)

    i think that the book is about a person reading a dictionary, like this sort of

    WHATS; (used interrogatively as a request for specific information): What is the matter?

    UP;to, toward, or in a more elevated position: to climb up to the top of a ladder.

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  18. they letters mean

    (n)noun
    (v)verb
    (abj)adjective

    they can be in book or use in speech mostly it can be in book.

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  19. These symbols are special brackets that are used in dictionarys to show what the word means()
    (n)noun
    (v)verb
    (adj)adjective
    christina

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  20. You should check out Anne Fine's DVD.. Get into the mind of the author from a child's perspective!

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