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Lesson 21 CA Flex

Comm. Arts Flex: Lesson 21 (What Makes a Pun Funny) ((4/25))

QuestionAnswer
Uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language Ambiguity
Of or relating to the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses Cognitive
Facts and statistics collected together for reference of analysis Data
Recognize or treat (someone or something) as different Distinguish
A specialized cell transmitting nerve impulses; a nerve cell Neuron
A particular way of speaking or using words, especially a way common to those with a particular job or interest Parlance
Smile in an irritatingly smug, conceited, or silly way Smirk
A person concerned with the theoretical aspects of a subject; a theoretician Theorist
Be the cause or basis of something Underlying
In contrast or comparison with the fact that Whereas
What is the part of speech for ambiguity? Noun
What is the part of speech for cognitive? Adjective
What is the part of speech for data? Noun
What is the part of speech for distinguish? Verb
What is the part of speech for neuron? Noun
What is the part of speech for parlance? Noun
What is the part of speech for smirk? Verb
What is the part of speech for theorist? Noun
What is the part of speech for underlying? Adjective
What is the part of speech for whereas? Conjunction
Is the word with all capital letters used correctly? Answer with either a yes or a no. It is rude to SMIRK at the older folks dancing when they get on the dance floor. Yes
Is the word with all capital letters used correctly? Answer with either a yes or a no. The UNDERLYING meaning of the poem became clear once I understood the poet's central images. Yes
Is the word with all capital letters used correctly? Answer with either a yes or a no. The baseball player had a unique PARLANCE when he stood in the batter's box. No
Is the word with all capital letters used correctly? Answer with either a yes or a no. Stephen Hawking is a well-known THEORIST who speculates on the nature of the universe. Yes
Is the word with all capital letters used correctly? Answer with either a yes or a no. My teacher said my essay was full of AMBIGUITY and praised me for the clarity of my writing. No
Is the word with all capital letters used correctly? Answer with either a yes or a no. My favorite ice cream is peppermint stick WHEREAS my friend Linda likes the same flavor. No
Is the word with all capital letters used correctly? Answer with either a yes or a no. Doing crossword puzzles i a good way to improve your COGNITIVE abilities. Yes
Is the word with all capital letters used correctly? Answer with either a yes or a no. The NEURONS make it impossible for the brain to tell muscles to move. No
Is the word with all capital letters used correctly? Answer with either a yes or a no. There is a large amount of DATA about the dangers of texting and driving. Yes
Is the word with all capital letters used correctly? Answer with either a yes or a no. The twins look so much alike that it is difficult to DISTINGUISH between them. Yes
Coach says __________ preparation for a game is just as important as physical training. Cognitive
Researchers are gathering __________ about how walking affects heart health. Data
The _________ of teenagers is not always easy for their parents to understand. Parlance
Eric is confident that none of his fellow football players will ________ when he tries out for the school musical. Smirk
Ethan excels at soccer ________ Sam is good at baseball. Whereas
The _________ idea behind the new audio map application is to help people with visual impairments find their way around. Underlying
My physics professor is a _______ who is interested in studying dark matter. Theorist
When __________ are damaged, nerve impulses are not sent correctly. Neurons
Different colored uniforms allow spectators to _____ the home team from the visitors. Distinguish
The __________ of Lauren's answer made it unclear whether she was going to the party or not. Ambiguity
Do the bold words agree? (Pronouns agree if they match in number and gender) Because MANY fans bought special tickets to Hillary Clinton's concert, THEY can go backstage afterward. Yes
Which pronoun refers to the capitalized word? GARY heard you were moving in, so he made you this crown. He
The capitalized word is vague. What can it refer to? Bach took a picture of his floor and texted it to me at one in the morning. I bet he did THAT by accident. a) Bach and taking a picture of the floor b) Taking a picture of the floor and texting B
The capitalized word is vague. What can it refer to? The journalists went to the press conference with Stephen King. THEY wanted to write an article about the event. a) Journalists and Stephen King b) Journalists and press conference A
The capitalized word is vague. What can it refer to? The teachers are performing in the talent show with James Buchanan. I gave THEM some dance moves to use in their routine. a) Teachers & talent show b) James & dance moves c) Teachers & James C
Do the bold words agree? (Pronouns agree if they match in number and gender) If many customers order lasagna, they will need to wait until Simon Cowell finishes the next batch of sauce.
Which is correct? Imelda loves chocolate milkshakes, and (she/they) decided to make one for everyone on the soccer team. She
Which is correct? Neither of the princesses wore (their/her) pajamas to Hector's feast. Her
Do the capitalized words agree? (Pronouns agree if they match in number and gender) If ANYONE can fix Charles Dickens's Xbox, THEY will be able to go on vacation. No
Which is correct? Bill Nye the Science Guy told me that SOME of the princesses work on (their/her) art in the evenings. Their
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