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Grade 5 - English Language
3.7 Reading and Writing Classified Ads

A classified ad is an advertisement in a newspaper, magazine, or a website offering a product or service for sale or rent.

Directions: Read the following classified advertisements and answer the questions. Also, write your own classified ads for selling a product, selling a service, buying a product, and buying a service.

Ad #1: 20" BOYS BMX BIKE RED MONGOOSE WITH UPGRADED PEDALS. 1 YEAR OLD, IN GOOD CONDITION. Asking Price: $50.00 or best offer. Call AJ, 909-6976. Ad #2: Vintage Children's Book: Shadow 1962 James & Jonathan, inc., Lowe, A Peek-A-Book, very good condition, every page has cutout circles instead of eyes, the eyes are on the last page and show through to the cover. Eyes move from side to side. Asking Price: $18.00. Contact: Roger, 842-4550.
Ad #3: CLASSIC SATCHEL HANDBAG Pinstripe bag with polyester lining and antiqued silver tone accents. Trim and handles are of man-made materials. Pockets inside and out, including cell phone pocket and slit pocket with attached ID case. Top zip close. Synthetic wool. 12 1/4' L x 8' H x 6' D. Asking Price: $35 Contact: Ann, 544-6139 Ad #4: Playstation Game console with 2 controllers, all cables/wires, and a couple of games. Excellent condition, works like new. Asking Price: $50, Contact: Tom, 322-1453

Q 1: Which of the above advertisements has only facts and no opinions?
Ad #4
Ad #3
Ad #1
Ad #2

Q 2: If you are looking to buy a video game, you will call:

Q 3: Which part of Ad #4 is vague and unclear?
'Game console with 2 controllers'
'a couple of games'
'all cables/wires'
'Asking Price: $50'

Q 4: What is an opinion used in Ad #2?
'Asking Price: $18.00'
'very good condition'
'Eyes move from side to side'
'Vintage Children's Book: Shadow'

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