Reading for Understanding Two #6B

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Mrs. Pappas does not have much time to read the newspaper before she goes to work, but she finds out the latest news by looking at the
  2. Your answer:
    books.
    radio.
    comics.
    headlines.


  3. Ants, like many other insects, develop in four stages: egg, larva, pupa, and finally adult
  4. Your answer:
    butterfly.
    moth.
    ant.
    bee.


  5. As the sun went down, everyone began to feel a little homesick. When the camp director saw the children's spirits sagging, he played some lively tunes on his guitar. Soon everyone was feeling
  6. Your answer:
    sad.
    tired.
    better.
    hungry.


  7. Wendy's dog Shep was covered from head to tail with mud. It had found a mud puddle and had joyfully rolled in it. When Wendy's father saw Shep, he told Wendy to give Shep a
  8. Your answer:
    brushing.
    bone.
    bath.
    drink.


  9. Roberto lost his first tooth last week. The next morning he looked under his pillow and found a coin. He does not think the fairies put it there; he knows that
  10. Your answer:
    Santa Claus did.
    no one did.
    his mother did.
    he lost it.


  11. Tony liked to feed and care for his pet animals. He was especially concerned about them when they were sick. Everyone thought that when he grew up he should be a
  12. Your answer:
    soldier
    doctor.
    lawyer.
    police officer.


  13. Not all the daily work of police officers is safe and routine. Occasionally they are called on to perform dangerous duties. Besides directing traffic, they must always be ready to
  14. Your answer:
    go to court.
    put out fires.
    march in a parade.
    risk their lives.


  15. We would have been late if our guide had not known a good
  16. Your answer:
    shortcut.
    fire.
    hunter.
    map.


  17. Our mare has a foal that is only a week old. the foal does not go far from its mother, and it runs up close to her when anyone comes near. It is very
  18. Your answer:
    timid.
    pretty.
    sick.
    bold.


  19. We cannot have sandwiches for lunch, because we have no
  20. Your answer:
    meat.
    bread.
    cheese.
    waxed paper.



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