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1.7: Tomatoes

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    Tomatoes

    Learning Goals

    In this chapter, you will learn to:

    • Hear, read, and write words with digraphs (sh, th, ch, and ck)
    • Copy short sentences
    • Read common sight words in a paragraph
    • Answer questions about a story
    • State an opinion about a reading
    • Name some common symbols

    Talk About It

    • What foods can be made with tomatoes?
    • What is your favourite food that can be made with tomatoes?

    Picture Dictionary

    Use the pictures to help you figure out the words.
    SouthAmerica-300x153.png europe-300x300.png doctor-145536_640-203x300.png
    South America Europe doctor
    world1-300x300.png sauce-300x195.jpg soup-278x300.png
    world sauce soup
    juice-205x300.png Fresh_Salsa_2009_bg-300x225.jpg ketchup-155x300.png
    juice salsa ketchup
    leaf-300x199.jpg stem1-683x1024.png space-54999_640-300x169.jpg
    leaf stem space
    fight-243x300.png Spain-flag-map-plus-ultra-300x222.png taste.jpg
    fight Spain taste
    Practice reading these words without the pictures.
    doctor sauce leaf taste fight
    juice soup world stem Europe
    South America Spain space ketchup salsa

    Word Skills

    Word Patterns

    A digraph is when two letters together make one sound. Here are some common digraphs.
    sh like in ship ship-409553_640-258x300.png
    ch like in chin smile-122705_640-300x170.jpg
    th like in thumb thumb-422147_640-300x200.jpg
    ck like in sock sock-161411_640-150x300.png
    Say what is in the picture. What digraph is in each word?
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    1

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    2

    mallard-653027_640-300x200.jpg

    3

    sh ch th ck sh ch th ck sh ch th ck
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    4

    bathtub-297534_640-300x188.png

    5

    cheese-159788_640-300x215.png

    6

    sh ch th ck sh ch th ck sh ch th ck
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    7

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    8

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    9

    sh ch th ck sh ch th ck sh ch th ck
    How many sounds do you hear in these words?

    10

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    mop

    3

    11

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    sun

    _______

    12

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    web

    _______

    13

    goldfish-537832_640-300x176.jpg

    fish

    _______

    14

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    lock

    _______

    15

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    crab

    _______

    16

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    stop[1]

    _______
    Check your work with the Answer Key at the end of this chapter.
    Read the sentences. Then copy them. Use upper case letters, periods, question marks, and exclamation marks correctly.
    Get in the bath.
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    The fish is wet.
    Screen-Shot-2015-07-20-at-1.28.58-PM.png
    Do not lock me in!
    Screen-Shot-2015-07-20-at-1.28.58-PM.png
    I cut my chin.
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    Ask your instructor to check your work.

    Use Your Reading Skills

    Listen to Tomatoes. Then read Tomatoes in BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English – Reader 1.

    An audio element has been excluded from this version of the text. You can listen to it online here: https://opentextbc.ca/abealf1/?p=61

    Check Your Understanding

    Answer these questions. Use the underlined words from the question to form your answer.

    1. Who used to tell people that tomatoes would make them sick?

    ____________________________________________

    2. What part of the tomato plant will make people sick?

    ____________________________________________

    3. What place has a big tomato fight every year?

    ____________________________________________

    4. Why do farms pick tomatoes before they are ripe?

    ____________________________________________

    Check your work with the Answer Key at the end of this chapter.

    Writing

    Grammar Rule

    This is how to write an address:

    639 Sun Street
    Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0

    Write your address on the lines below.

    _______________________________________

    _______________________________________

    _______________________________________

    Ask your instructor to check your work.
    Match the word with the correct symbol.
    equals dollars and
    at plus

    &

    $

    +

    =

    @

    1.

    _____

    2.

    _____

    3.

    _____

    4.

    _____

    5.

    _____

    Fill in the blank with the correct symbol.

    6. The bill came to ___ 10.00.

    7. My email is tim___gmail.com.

    8. Kim ___ Sam got a cat.

    9. One ___ one = two.

    10. Two + two ___ 4.

    Check your work with the Answer Key at the end of this chapter.

    Writing Task

    Think of a food you like to make using tomatoes. Tell your instructor how you make this food. Your instructor will write down your words. Then copy your story into your notebook.

    When you are done, read your story.

    • Did you begin each sentence with an upper case letter?
    • Did you use an upper case letter at the beginning of a person’s name?
    • Did you end each sentence with a period or question mark?
    • Are you missing any words?

    Answer Key

    Word Skills
    QUESTION ANSWER
    1 fish, sh
    2 rock, ck
    3 duck, ck
    4 chip, ch
    5 bath, th
    6 cheese, ch
    7 sheep, sh
    8 three, th
    9 lock, ck
    10 3
    11 3
    12 3
    13 3
    14 3
    15 4
    16 4
    Check Your Understanding
    QUESTION ANSWER
    1 Doctors used to tell people that tomatoes would make them sick.
    2 A tomato leaf or stem will make people sick.
    3 Spain has a big tomato fight every year.
    4 Farms pick tomatoes before they are ripe because they last longer this way.
    Writing
    QUESTION ANSWER
    1 and
    2 dollars
    3 plus
    4 equals
    5 at
    6 $
    7 @
    8 &
    9 +
    10 =

    Attributions

    See the Attributions page near the end of this book.


    This page titled 1.7: Tomatoes is shared under a CC BY license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Shantel Ivits (BCCampus) .

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