Reading for Understanding Two #5A

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Our morning paper is delivered very early so that we can read it at
  2. Your answer:
    school.
    breakfast.
    lunch.
    work.


  3. Elsa played in the snow and slush until her only pair of shoes was very wet. Now she must stay in the house until her shoes are
  4. Your answer:
    dry.
    warm.
    cold.
    clean.


  5. In winter, areas north of the Arctic Circle have only a few hours of daylight. But it is different in summer. Then the sun shines both day and
  6. Your answer:
    bright.
    night.
    warm.
    hours.


  7. Alfredo was coughing. He had a sore throat. The doctor gave him some medicine to help him become
  8. Your answer:
    well.
    ill.
    hoarse.
    home.


  9. When I try to do my mathematics problems, I use my eraser as often as my pencil because I make so many
  10. Your answer:
    problems.
    mistakes.
    numbers.
    answers.


  11. Julio's hands had become very cold before he remembered to put on his
  12. Your answer:
    coat.
    gloves.
    scarf.
    hat.


  13. At Christmastime post offices are very busy. It is necessary to have extra
  14. Your answer:
    letters.
    post offices.
    packages.
    helpers.


  15. Our dog Midnight chases our pet ducks. When we go to feed the ducks, we do not take
  16. Your answer:
    Midnight.
    a pan.
    bread.
    corn.


  17. On our trip we did not do any laundry. When we got home, we had so much to wash that the machine could not do it all in one load. We filled the machine.
  18. Your answer:
    with soap.
    before breakfast.
    several times.
    only once.


  19. Herman said, "These are hollyhocks. How tall they grow! And what big leaves they have!" Hollyhocks are pretty
  20. Your answer:
    plants.
    animals.
    birds.
    people.



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