Portuguese activity, aimed at students in the eighth year of elementary school, explores definite articles. How about analyzing them in the text Why do we first see lightning and then hear thunder? To do this, answer the proposed questions! In the segment “[…] while sound travels at 345 meters per second.”, there is a definite article. Shall we identify him?
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Lightning is the luminosity produced when electricity is released from a cloud and thunder is the sound of lightning. The speed of light is 100,000 times faster than that of sound; light travels at 300,000 kilometers per second, while sound travels at 345 meters per second. In this way, we first see light, which is faster, and then comes sound, which is not so fast.
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Question 1 - Underline the following definite articles:
“Lightning is the luminosity produced […]”
Question 2 – The underlined articles above define the nouns respectively:
Question 3 – Watch:
“[…] light travels at 300,000 kilometers per second […]”
It can be said that:
( ) the first “a” is the definite article.
( ) the second “a” is the definite article.
( ) the first “a” and the second “a” are definite articles.
Question 4 – Watch:
“[…] while sound travels at 345 meters per second.”
In this segment, there is a definite article. Identify it:
Question 5 - In the passage “[…] we first see the light, which is faster, and then comes the sound […]”, the definite articles indicate:
( ) the same gender.
( ) the same number.
( ) the same gender and the same number.
By Denyse Lage Fonseca
Graduated in Letters and specialist in distance education.