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Welcome to TURBO-ACW! J
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Watch Where You Put That Word!
Word order is crucial in determining the meaning of a sentence. James hit Charles is very different from Charles hit James.
See how many alternative sentences you can build using all the words in this sentence:
Rodrigo left Clara the keys and a note.
· How does the meaning of the sentence change as you shift words around?
· Are some words easier to shift than others?
1. Rodrigo left Clara a note and the keys.
2. The keys left Rodrigo and Clara a note.
3. A note left Rodrigo and Clara the keys.
4. A note left the keys, Rodrigo, and Clara.
5. Clara Rodrigo left a note and the keys.
6. Clara left Rodrigo a note and the keys.
18. Clara left the keys and Rodrigo a note.
19. Rodrigo left the keys a note and Clara.
20. Clara and Rodrigo left the keys a note.
21. Rodrigo, Clara left the keys and a note.
22. Rodrigo left Clara, the keys, and a note.
23. Clara Rodrigo left the a-note keys.
1 point: a, e, i, l, n, o, r, s, t, u
2 points: d, g
3 points: b, c, f, m, p
4 points: h, v, w, y
5 points: k
8 points: j, x
10 points: q, z
1. Exquisitely (30)
2. Paleontologist (17)
3. Tyrannosaurus (16)
4. quizzical (38)
5. quilts (15)
HOMEWORK = OPEN POEM ASSIGNMENT