Portuguese activity, aimed at eighth grade students, about prepositional phrases. Let's analyze them in the text Economy of the São Francisco River? To do so, answer the proposed questions!
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The river is responsible for the survival of family farmers and fishermen who live along the entire length of the water. It is also used by big businessmen and producers, mainly for the cultivation of fruits.
But don't think that only the riverside population benefits from the river. The São Francisco waters supply about 13 million people, considering the 168 tributaries and the entire extension of the hydrographic basin.
The river has already served as a navigation route for the flow of many products for centuries of history, ___________ its waters generate energy through hydroelectric plants built on the riverbed.
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Question 1 - Identify the excerpt that contains a prepositional phrase:
( ) “It is also used by big businessmen and producers […]”
( ) “But don't think that only the riverside population benefits from the river.”
( ) “[…] through the hydroelectric plants built on the bed.”
Question 2 - Highlight the prepositional phrase in this segment of the text:
“The waters of the São Francisco supply about 13 million people […]”
Question 3 - The previously highlighted phrase indicates a quantity:
( ) exact.
( ) hypothetical.
( ) approximate.
Question 4 – The space in the text must be filled with a prepositional phrase, which establishes an addition relationship. Tick it:
( ) "in order to".
( ) "Besides".
( ) "due to".
Question 5 - The prepositional phrases are:
( ) invariables.
( ) variables in gender.
( ) variables in number.
By Denyse Lage Fonseca
Graduated in Languages and specialist in distance education.