English is a tricky language. Spelling can be a real challenge. Consider the three words Storee Wryter is working on this week.
To make a prolonged, high-pitched sound suggestive of a cry.
Storee didn't like to hear the baby wail when she was hungry. She got her a bottle right away.
whale - noun
A marine mammal shaped like a fish with flippers, a tail with horizontal flukes, and one or two blowholes for breathing.
"Critique is amazed by the size of that whale. It sure looks like a big fish!"
whale – verb
To hit repeatedly and forcefully. "
Addie was so excited about Thanksgiving treats she started to whale on her sleeping cushion with her paws.”wale - noun
One of the heavy planks extending along the sides of a wooden ship
“ WhenStoree and her pets went to the marina to see the wooden ships she wondered if a whale ever bumped into the wale and made the captain wail.”
Write a story about a whale. Include the words wail or wale if you can. Have fun!
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