Report the dialogue between a teacher and a student, by completing the sentence:
Teacher: Good morning, class! Today we are going to learn about fractions. Student: Good morning, teacher! I have a question. What are fractions and why do we need them? The teacher greeted the class warmly and announced the topic of the lesson.
The student greeted the teacher back and asked what _____________ and how they are useful.
Answer as written by the student:
The student greeted the teacher back and asked what fractions were and how they were useful.
Step-by-step explanation of the answer:
- We need to complete the sentence by filling the blanks with the words that match the meaning and grammar of the original dialogue. ✏
- The meaning of the words we want to use is to refer to a numerical quantity that is not a whole number, and to express the purpose or benefit of something. 😮
- The grammar of the words we want to use is to agree with the past tense and the conjunction “what”. 🅰
- The words that match both the meaning and grammar of the words we want to use are fractions and were, and were and useful. ✅