An -ous Story
(visual/oral/auditory/kinesthetic)

Have students form adjectives with -ous from the words listed. Then ask students to write a short, short story, silly or serious, using four or more of the -ous words. Have students use a class dictionary for help. You may want to ask volunteers to read their stories aloud.

scandal
ridicule
mystery
nerve
joy
marvel
continue
envy
fury
humor
luxury
(scandalous)
(ridiculous)
(mysterious)
(nervous)
(joyous)
(marvelous)
(continuous)
(envious)
(furious)
(humorous)
(luxurious)
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