Saturday, September 10, 2016

Shared Reading (Tsunamis)

What?
Jessica:They are big powerful waves that go on land and wipeout houses and take people with them when the water goes out.
Caitlyn: One of the signs that a tsunami is coming is when the tide goes out a long long long way.
Caitlyn: They are very powerful waves that can make people homeless.
Caitlyn: They usually are on beaches  

Where?
Jessica: On beaches  
Jessica: In river mouths

How?
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Technical words:
  • Earthquake
  • Occurs
  • Landslide
  • Hundred
  • Disturbance
  • Massive
  • Tsunamis
  • Environment
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                                                  Present Tense  

This is an explanation and is written in present text. e.g. Is a series, It can also, Can reach speeds, This disturbance may.
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Action Verbs
  • Caused
  • Travel
  • Head
  • Reach
  • Form
  • Is
  • Claim
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Abstract Nouns
  • Disturbance
  • Directions
  • Speeds
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Time connectives:
  • Once
  • When
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Adverbial Phrase:
  • In a body of water.
  • In the water
  • By an earthquake
  • In all directions
  • Towards the cost
  • Near the coast
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