Reading for Understanding #6A

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Our class is going to visit the museum. The school has arranged for us all to go in a special
  2. Your answer:
    costume.
    class.
    boat.
    bus.


  3. Conrad was four years old the first time he went fishing. He was quite excited about the fish he had caught. His father cleaned it, his grandmother cooked it, and then Conrad
  4. Your answer:
    ate it.
    caught it.
    sold it.
    hooked it.


  5. The village was very small. There were only a few houses. When Kurt found that there were no other children in the village, he became
  6. Your answer:
    afraid.
    young.
    happy.
    lonely.


  7. So many people came to the meeting that soon all the seats were taken, and the latecomers had to
  8. Your answer:
    stand.
    buy tickets.
    applaud.
    go hungry.


  9. Kim worked as fast as she possibly could. This job had to be finished in a
  10. Your answer:
    success.
    loss.
    hurry.
    year.


  11. Laura's father put on his old clothes. He went down to the garage and took out the lawnmower. He was getting ready to
  12. Your answer:
    weed the garden.
    sharpen his tools.
    go to the store.
    cut the grass.


  13. The storm had caused the streetlamps to go out, so it was very dark. I walked home carefully because I could see only a short way ahead. I wished that I had brought my
  14. Your answer:
    cane.
    eyeglasses.
    flashlight.
    umbrella.


  15. The Iroquois were worried about their supply of food. For a long time there had been no rain to water the crops. The rivers flowing through their lands were almost all dry. There were few fish. The Iroquois were growing
  16. Your answer:
    tired.
    hungry.
    rice.
    maize.


  17. Some of the tomatoes we bought at the farmers' market were bright red and ready to eat, but a few were partly green. We placed the partly green ones in a sunny window. In a few days they were also
  18. Your answer:
    sold.
    warm.
    large.
    ripe.


  19. Animal trainers praise and reward their animals when they do their tricks well. They do not like to strike the animals who make mistakes. They believe that the best way to train animals is by
  20. Your answer:
    kindness.
    punishment.
    resting.
    example.



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