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1 Worksheets Dinosaurs are back! 2012 VOCABULARY 1 Match the words to the definitions. 1 paleontologist 2 dinosaur 3 cave 4 tusk 5 shark 6 pterasaur a. an ancient lizard that lived millions of years ago. b. a type of dinosaur with wings. c. mammoths used these to dig into ice. d. this person studies ancient animals. e. a hole inside a mountain. f. a large fish with big teeth and a triangular fin on its back. 2 Unscramble the words and write the names of the body parts in the correct gap. 1. AILT 2. ECKN 3. OUTMH 4. HETET 5.ELG 6. AILN 7. EAHD 8. NGUETO 9. RAM NOTE: You can use a dictionary if necessary. 1 Mª José Alcaina Fort 2012

2 GRAMMAR 3 Complete the sentences with WAS, WERE, WASN T or WEREN T. 1. Tyarannosaurus rex _one of the biggest dinosaurs. 2. Dinosaurs _mammals. 3. _a mammoth a small animals? No, it _. 4. A Megalodon _ a type of dinosaur. It _ a type of fish. 5. _mammoths herbivores? Yes, they _. 4 Classify the verbs into REGULAR and IRREGULAR. Then write the next to each verb. LIVE EAT WALK DIG FIND EXIST DRAW GO BELONG DIE DISAPPEAR BECOME REGULAR VERBS IRREGULAR VERBS Write the sentences in the negative form. 1 Dinosaurs lived 2,000 million years ago.. 2 Mammoths ate meat.. 3 Prehistoric people drew pictures of mammoths on the floor.. 4 Human people existed at the same time as dinosaurs.. 5 Paleontologists found very important fossil remains in Spain.. 2 Mª José Alcaina Fort Order the questions and answer them.

3 ORDER THE QUESTIONS 1. the dinosaur smallest Was Rex type of Tyrannosaurus? 2. study fossils animals of Did paleontologists ancient? 3. any have Did wings dinosaurs? 4. in the desert Did mammoths woolly live? 5. predators sharks Were Megalodon? YOUR ANSWER 1(-) 2(+) 3(+) 4(-) 5(+) 7 Complete the following grammar rules about the Past Simple tense. Use the expressions below. Didn t -ed questions time expressions past a. Past Simple verbs refer to actions. b. Yesterday, 1,000 million years ago, last week, etc. are typical used in sentences in the Past. c. Regular verbs form the Past Simple tense by adding to the base form. d. We use DID to ask in the Past. e. We write _before the base form in negative sentences. READING 8 Read the text and circle true(t) or false(f). Velociraptor existed during the Cretaceous period, about million years ago. This animal was metres long and 1 metre tall. It walked and ran on two legs. Actually, it could run very fast, probably 60 km/h. It had an S-shaped neck, arms with three claws and long thin legs ending with four claws. Velociraptor was a carnivore animal and lived in dry and hot places. It was probably one of the most intelligent dinosaurs and was considered as a very dangerous predator. a) Velociraptor ran on four legs. T F b) This type of dinosaur ate plants. T F c) Velociraptor was taller than Tyrannosaurus rex. T F d) This animal didn t live in cold places. T F e) It was one of the cleverest species of dinosaur. T F 3 Mª José Alcaina Fort 2012

4 Answer key 1 1 paleontologist - d. this person studies ancient animals. 2 dinosaur - a. an ancient lizard that lived millions of years ago. 3 cave - e. a hole inside a mountain. 4 tusk - c. mammoths used these to dig into ice. 5 shark - f. a large fish with big teeth and a triangular fin on its back. 6 pterasaur - b. a type of dinosaur with wings TAIL 2. NECK 3. MOUTH 4. TEETH 5.LEG 6. NAIL 7. HEAD 8. TONGUE 9. ARM 3 1Tyarannosaurus rex WAS one of the biggest dinosaurs. 2 Dinosaurs WEREN T mammals. 3 WERE mammoths small animals? No, they WEREN T. 4 A Megalodon WASN T a type of dinosaur. It WAS a type of fish. 5 WERE mammoths herbivores? Yes, they WERE. 4 Mª José Alcaina Fort 2012

5 4 LIVE EAT WALK DIG FIND EXIST DRAW GO BELONG DIE DISAPPEAR BECOME REGULAR VERBS IRREGULAR VERBS -Live -walk -exist -belong -die -disappear -lived -walked -existed -belonged -died -disappear -eat -dig -find -draw -go -become -ate -dug -found -drew -went -became 5 1 Dinosaurs didn t live 2,000 million years ago. 2 Mammoths didn t eat meat. 3 Prehistoric people didn t draw pictures of mammoths on the floor. 4 Human people didn t exist at the same time as dinosaurs. 5 Paleontologists didn t find very important fossil remains in Spain. 6 1 Was Tyrannosaurus rex the smallest type of dinosaur? 2 Did paleontologists study fossils of ancient animals? 3 Did any dinosaurs have wings? 4 Did woolly mammoths live in the desert? 5 were Megalodon sharks predators? No, it wasn t Yes, they did. Yes, they did. No, they didn t Yes, they were 7 Past Simple verbs refer to PAST actions. Yesterday, 1,000 million years ago, last week, etc. are typical TIME EXPRESSIONS used in sentences in the Past. Regular verbs form the Past Simple tense by adding -ED to the base form. We use DID to ask QUESTIONS in the Past. We write DIDN T before the base form in negative sentences. 8 Reading a. Velociraptor ran on four legs. False b. This type of dinosaur ate plants. False c. Velociraptor was taller than Tyrannosaurus rex. False d. This animal didn t live in cold places. True e. It was one of the cleverest species of dinosaur. True 5 Mª José Alcaina Fort 2012

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