Main Body

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.
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/02/LocationSouthAmerica.png https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/de/Europe_orthographic_Caucasus_Urals_boundary.svg/2000px-Europe_orthographic_Caucasus_Urals_boundary.svg.png https://pixabay.com/en/doctor-medicine-1st-aid-first-aid-145536/
South America Europe doctor
https://pixabay.com/en/earth-globe-planet-world-147591/ https://pixabay.com/en/tomato-soup-tomato-soup-sauce-482403/ https://pixabay.com/en/soup-bowl-food-steam-pot-steaming-297736/
world sauce soup
https://pixabay.com/en/juice-carton-apple-drink-fresh-309170/ https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5b/Fresh_Salsa_2009_bg.jpg https://pixabay.com/en/ketchup-sauce-tomato-hot-bottle-29755/
juice salsa ketchup
https://pixabay.com/en/rosenblatt-leaf-wasserperlen-wet-781687/ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stem_morphology_type_scape.svg https://pixabay.com/en/space-saturn-science-fiction-54999/
leaf stem space
https://pixabay.com/en/boxing-equipment-gloves-sports-158519/ Spain-flag-map-plus-ultra https://www.flickr.com/photos/35560790@N03/3750144332
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 https://pixabay.com/en/ship-medieval-historic-nautical-409553/
ch like in chin https://pixabay.com/en/smile-laugh-girl-teeth-mouth-chin-122705/
th like in thumb https://pixabay.com/en/thumb-favorite-hand-arm-handle-422147/
ck like in sock https://pixabay.com/en/sock-stripes-striped-clothing-161411/
Say what is in the picture. What digraph is in each word?

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1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocking_stone#/media/File:Clochoderick_Stone.JPG

2

https://pixabay.com/en/mallard-anas-platyrhynchos-drake-653027/

3

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

https://pixabay.com/en/pringles-chips-snack-junk-food-331944/

4

https://pixabay.com/en/bathtub-water-bathroom-bath-shower-297534/

5

https://pixabay.com/en/cheese-food-slice-lunch-meal-159788/

6

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

https://pixabay.com/en/sheep-dike-sky-clouds-meadow-759816/

7

https://pixabay.com/en/pay-gold-three-number-digit-3d-634912/

8

https://pixabay.com/en/padlock-portable-locks-shackle-24051/

9

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

10

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mop

3

11

https://pixabay.com/en/sun-summer-sunlight-vacation-147426/

sun

_______

12

https://pixabay.com/en/spider-s-web-cobweb-symmetric-black-306942/

web

_______

13

https://pixabay.com/en/goldfish-carassius-fish-golden-red-537832/

fish

_______

14

https://pixabay.com/en/padlock-portable-locks-shackle-24051/

lock

_______

15

crab-42880_640

crab

_______

16

https://pixabay.com/en/stop-sign-traffic-sign-stop-37020/

stop

_______
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
Do not lock me in!
Screen Shot 2015-07-20 at 1.28.58 PM
I cut my chin.
Screen Shot 2015-07-20 at 1.28.58 PM
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.


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

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