Reading for Understanding Two #13B

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. It was a clear day, but rather cold for sitting outdoors. It was our team's last game of the year, and we wanted to go; we took our
  2. Your answer:
    heavy coats
    umbrellas
    flags
    tickets


  3. People who do not eat meat are often referred to as vegetarians. The name comes from the fact that they eat many
  4. Your answer:
    cereals
    fruits
    vitamins
    vegetables


  5. Buckskin makes an excellent suit as long as it is kept dry, but it shrinks and gets stiff if it becomes
  6. Your answer:
    wet
    warm
    worn
    small


  7. People in the park bought seeds to feed to the birds. After a while, the birds became so used to the people that they would eat from anyone's hand. The birds had become
  8. Your answer:
    healthy
    interesting
    tame
    shy


  9. Most of our towns and cities have good fire-fighting equipment, but a small fire extinguisher in the home may prevent great loss from
  10. Your answer:
    flood
    fire
    wind
    theft


  11. Shortly after Carla arrived at school, it began to snow. She hoped that the snow would continue for a long time, so that after school she could
  12. Your answer:
    go home
    catch a cold
    get her dog
    go sledding


  13. Quickly he found his bathing suit, some towels, and the suntan lotion. Now he was ready to go to the
  14. Your answer:
    beach
    circus
    movies
    school


  15. Bert tore the soles of his best shoes. His father told him to take them to the shoe shop to be
  16. Your answer:
    dyed
    heeled
    repaired
    polished


  17. Kim was surprised to learn that vinegar, which is so sour, is made from apples. It was hard for her to believe that vinegar and applesauce come from the same
  18. Your answer:
    animal
    jar
    fruit
    store


  19. Mr. Santana's class had an Easter-egg hunt. The person who found the most eggs was to receive a prize. At the end of the hunt, Ben and Willa had found the most eggs. Mr. Santana divided the prize between Ben and Willa because they had
  20. Your answer:
    helped each other
    found the prettiest eggs
    finished the hunt first
    found the same number of eggs



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