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Brainstorm some nouns and write down 8 of your favorites. Then transfer the nouns to the matching blanks in the paragraph on the next page and read about your crazy NOUN adventure!
Brainstorm some verbs and write down 9 of your favorites. Be sure to pay attention to the tense/ending. Then transfer the verbs to the matching blanks in the paragraph on the next page and read about your Saturday VERB Afternoon!
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3. ____________(present tense, end with -ing)
4. ____________(present tense)
5. ____________(past tense)
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8. ____________(present tense)
9. ____________(present tense, end with -ing)
Last weekend, I packed my favorite and two pairs of s and headed off on an adventure. I didn’t have an exact plan, but I was hoping to see a or at least a . Unfortunately, less than an hour into my trip, I ran over a and broke the in my car. My dreams of adventure disappeared in a puff of when the repairman handed me a for the cost of the repairs.
On Saturday, my best friend and I went out to and then we went to see a movie. I wanted to see the new romantic comedy, because I love watching two people in love. My friend really wanted to see the new action adventure, though, so we ended up an explorer race to find a treasure before his arch nemesis could it. The hero through the jungle, through small European towns, and frantically maps looking for clues. Eventually, with the help of a fellow adventurer, he was able to the treasure. And, to my delight, the two ended up in love.
Brainstorm some solid, descriptive adjectives and write down 9 of your favorites on the lines below. Then transfer the adjectives to the matching blanks in the paragraph on the next page and read about your fabulous ADJECTIVE Holiday!
My favorite time of the year is time. The weather gets colder, there is music on the radio, and people walk around with smiles on their faces. I love to bake cookies and make candy. Our tree sparkles with lights and decorations, and the stack of presents underneath steadily grows as we get closer and closer to the day.