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VOCABULARY / SPELLING / PUNCTUATION
A. In each of the following sentences there is a
word that is underlined. Write either another
word or a phrase that can be used in place of
the underlined word without changing the
meaning of the sentence.
23. The streets were flooded because it rained in-
cessantly over the weekend.
24. Whether the sun shines or the rain falls, the
postman always delivers the mails.
25. It is a popular belief among Christians that
Jesus Christ ascended into heaven.
B. In the spaces below, write the appropriate
form of the word in CAPITAL LETTERS to
correctly complete each sentence. Remem-
ber to spell correctly.
The _______________ and safety
of workers should be the
primary concern of all
The laboratory attendant
advised us to monitor the
___________ of our bean
28. NOMINATE Jimmy was very happy for the
role we played in his
_________________ as class
C. In each of the following sentences there is
one word spelt incorrectly. Underline the
word spelt incorrectly. Write the correct
spelling for each word spelt incorrectly in the
space provided after each sentence.
29. The tailor had to altar the hem in my trousers.
30. The parakeets built their nests on the topmost
branch in the sapodilla three in my backyard.
D. Insert the missing punctuation marks to cor-
rectly complete the following sentences. You
need not rewrite the sentences.
"Ill see you on Monday when
I return from Tobago" Susan
32. Six parrots four doves two
parakeets and three swallows
are roosting on a tree in
33. Pass the ball! the captain
of the football team
34. Marcs pigeons have not
35. Jim the most intelligent boy
in my class has been selected
to participate in the Spelling
SECTION III - COMPREHENSION
Read the following poem very carefully 2 -- 3
times and then answer the questions that follow:
36. Write another word that can be used instead
of each of the following words taken from the
poem without changing the meaning of the
sentences where they are found:
(a). mean (Line 2) ______________________
(b). favourite (Line 6) ______________________
(c). mute (Line 14) ______________________
37. According to information given in the poem,
where does the poet sit in relation to the boy?
38. For what does the boy blames the poet?
39. Write the line in the poem that suggests that
the poet had long hair.
40. Which line in the poem suggests that the poet
likes the boy?
Read the following passage very carefully 2 -- 3
times and then answer the questions that follow.
Remember to use complete sentences, as well as,
correct grammar and spelling.
Snacks are an important part
of a growing child's diet.
Healthy snacks give
children extra energy
and nutrients be-
tween meals. Skip
snack foods and
have some fun
with your child.
Try some of these healthy
snack ideas that are easy to
• Peel a banana and dip it
• Roll banana in crushed
cereal and freeze.
• Spread celery sticks with
peanut butter. Top with raisins.
• Mix together ready-to-eat cereal,
dried fruit and nuts in a sandwich bag
for an on-the-go snack.
• Microwave a small baked potato
and top with a little grated cheddar cheese.
• Sandwich: Spread slices of tomatoes
and cucumbers on a slice of deli turkey.
• Parfait: Layer vanilla yogurt, mandarin
oranges and cubed apples.
Healthy Snack Suggestions
Memorial Park is located opposite the National
Museum and Art Gallery at the top of Frederick
Street, the busiest street in Port of Spain. A
stately Cenotaph (Monument) exists in the
centre of the sprawling park area, in honour of
Trinidad and Tobago nationals who served and
died in the World Wars. An annual parade and
Kathy Kenny Marshall
The boy who sits behind me
Is really, really mean.
He tells me I have cooties and
I smell like a sardine.
He tries to steal my pencils
And my favorite crayons, too.
I wish his folks would move away
And lock him in the zoo.
He cheats on every spelling test
And blames it all on me.
He always pulls my ponytail.
I wish he'd let me be.
He talks too loud, his laugh is weird.
I wish that he were mute.
But the worst thing about him is...
I think he's "kinda" cute.
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