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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The Longest Story

The Longest Story - Junior Journal 20



1. Put in the punctuation into the sentences from the story.


a) “Stop!” yelled the people. “No more! No more!”. ✔
b) The young man was very happy, so was Abena. ✔
c) Her father said, “Many young men want to marry her”.✔


2. What does these types of punctuation mean
Speech marks - Speech marks mean someone is talking in a story. ✔
Full stop -  placed at the end of sentences
Capital letter -  Capital letter means like a start of a sentence and a name. ✔


3. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.


a) Where is the story set? In Africa ✔
b) Why did they have a contest? To see who wants to marry the daughter✔
c) What was the story about the young man was trying tell? The man was telling them about a bird who went to get worms for their chicks. ✔
d) How did the people react to the young man’s story? The people react well and they listened to the young man's story.  x(The people reacted by telling the man to stop and letting him marry the girl because his story was so long).

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