Nt1310 Unit 1 Paragraph 2

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a. In paragraph 4, definition pattern was found. b. Certain skills are considered key signs of higher mental abilities: good memory, a grasp of grammar and symbols, self-awareness, understanding others' motives, imitating others, and being creative. (c). The clue is that the aurthor gives definition of mental ability in this paragraph, good memory, understanding led me onto the clue. a. In paragraph 12, 18, 19, 35, the listing pattern was used. b. 12, Alex returned to preening, while an assistant prepared a bowl of grapes, green beans, apple and banana slices, and corn on the cob. (c). The aurthor is using listing pattern, the clue is the list of food contain in the paragraph. 18, The number is seven. (c). The clue let's me know the number is counting and thats related to additions and listing has the same pattern one, two, three, etc.. 19, Ssse.... "won! Se...won." (c). The clue is number count and thats the way Alex learn how to imitated the sound. 35, He was a good birdie until the end, and Pepperberg was happy to report that when …show more content…

5, Thirty years after the Alex studies began, Pepperberg and a changing collection of assistants were still giving him English lessons. (c). The aurthor used the time order after thirty years, thats the clue and the transition word after related to sequence. 15, Alex could count to six and was learning the sounds for seven and eight. (c). The bird was learning how to count so that is related to sequence of numbers which is the chronological pattern. 17, After breafast, Alex preened again, keeping an eye on the flock. (c). The transition word after gives me the clue, that sequence is used first, he ate then the next step he preened again. 28, For the next 20 minutes, Alex ran through his test, distinguishing colors, shapes, sizes, and materials (wool versus wood versus metal). (c). The transition word next indicates events following one after the other, so sequence is used to indicate chronological

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