Spring 2003

Instructor: Buthaina Al Othman

Chapter 8: Experimenting

Activity 3: Lightning


A) Do "Lightning Safety Quiz".

B) Go to: http://www.mos.org/sln/toe/lightning.html , and then answer the following questions:

1. Read the article on the phenomenon of lightning.

2. Take notes while reading the process of how lightning occurs, and then outline your notes using the outlining form of a linear process. Remember to use imperative forms when writing each step.

3. Use the steps to write a process paragraph describing how lightning happens.

4. Add a title, a definition statement, a lead in statement, and insert connectors of sequence whenever necessary. Remember to convert the imperative to present passive verb forms.

5. Use WP to write your answers, and then save them on a floppy disk.

When you come across a new word that you don't know its meaning, use an online dictionary to find its definition.

Suggested on-line dictionaries:




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