Reading for Understanding Two #13A

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Many children like to put jigsaw puzzles together. There are easy puzzles for beginners and harder ones for the
  2. Your answer:
    pictures.
    maps.
    schools.
    experts.


  3. Luis held the match a second too long. "Ouch!" he exclaimed, looking sadly at his
  4. Your answer:
    broken leg.
    burned fingers.
    cut toe.
    scratched elbow.


  5. The Johnsons' house had been built by a ship's captain, as had most of the other houses in the coastal town. From the window, Jan could see where the edge of the village met the
  6. Your answer:
    creek.
    mountain.
    sea.
    desert.


  7. After the heavy shower, the sun shone brightly. This made the raindrops on the trees and flowers sparkle like
  8. Your answer:
    sunshine.
    flowers.
    rain.
    diamonds.


  9. If you put a regular stamp on an overseas letter, it may take about ten days to get there. If you use an airmail stamp, the letter will arrive in a few
  10. Your answer:
    years.
    weeks.
    days.
    months.


  11. Troy wanted to buy a Christmas present for his mother, and he wanted it to be a surprise for her. He was not old enough to go shopping alone, so he went with his
  12. Your answer:
    baby sister.
    pet dog.
    grandmother.
    mother.


  13. The children had been promised a picnic in the park. They were disappointed when it rained all day and they had to eat on the
  14. Your answer:
    lawn.
    porch.
    tablecloth.
    paper plates.


  15. Persons experienced in saltwater fishing have found that fish bite better when there is only slight tidal movement. During the fishing season, the TV weather station near the east coast always gives the time when the tides will be high and when they will be low. Most people pay no attention to the report of the tides, but it is important to the
  16. Your answer:
    fish.
    hunters.
    fishing industry.
    tides.


  17. The restaurant treated our party as royalty. The food that we were served was fit for a
  18. Your answer:
    god.
    monarch.
    doctor.
    diplomat.


  19. Blackberry bushes are full of thorns. Before picking the berries, it is wise to cover your hands and arms to keep from getting
  20. Your answer:
    stung.
    sunburned.
    dirty.
    scratched.



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