Shared Dictation – Atoms Sheet A Work with your partner to complete the following sentences by reading each part aloud. The partner with 'X' next to their sentence starts first. Without looking at your partner's sheet decide if the sentence is right or wrong. If wrong make it right. 1. X An atom is the smallest piece of _________________________. 2. _________________________ of four parts. 3. X The outside of an atom is electrically negative___________________________________. 4. _____________________. which are positive, and neutrons which have no electrical charge. 5. X The positive charge of a proton is equal to _________________________. 6.___________________ unbalanced charges because they are balanced out. 7.X Electrons are negative, protons _____________________________________________________________________ _____. 8._____________________________________ this is cancelled out by the equal number of electrons with a negative charge. 9.X The number of protons found in the nucleus of an atom _______________________. 10.___________________________________________ is the atomic mass. 11.X The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom ________________________________. 12._______________________________________________________ are called ions. Sheet B Work with your partner to complete the following sentences by reading each part aloud. The partner with 'X' next to their sentence starts first. Without looking at your partner's sheet decide if the sentence is right or wrong. If wrong make it right. 1.__________________________________ matter that can exist. 2.X An atom is made up _______________________________. 3.______________________________________ and electrons are found on the outside part of the atom. 4.X The centre, or nucleus, of an atom has in it protons ________________________________________________________________. 5.___________________________, but opposite, the negative charge of an electron. 6.X In an element, the positive and negative charges are called _____________________________________. 7.____________________________ and neutrons are neutral. 8.X The protons in the centre of an atom give the nucleus a positive charge, but ________________________________. 9._____________________________________ is the atomic number. 10.X The number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of an atom ________________________. 11.___________________________________ determines what type of element it is. 12.X Atoms that have a deficit or surplus of electrons ____________________________________________.