Reading for Understanding Two #7A

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Charles was the youngest of three boys, and he always had to wear clothes his older brother had outgrown. He very much wanted
  2. Your answer:
    something new.
    a warm coat.
    a track suit.
    money of his own.


  3. At the edge of the land lies the ocean, where the earth's surface is covered with
  4. Your answer:
    lakes.
    sunshine.
    boats.
    water.


  5. We spend our summers at a cabin in the forest, where risk of fire is very great. Our parents have taught us to be very careful with
  6. Your answer:
    water
    fishhooks.
    matches.
    trees


  7. Claire noticed that sometimes people resemble animals. The man next door had thick, blond hair and often spoke in a loud voice. Claire thought of him as a
  8. Your answer:
    rabbit.
    lion.
    spider.
    kangaroo.


  9. How musty this book smells! And look at the yellowed, torn pages! Surely this book is not
  10. Your answer:
    interesting.
    mine.
    new.
    complete.


  11. We were fishing far out on the lake when we heard storm warnings from the weather service over our portable radio. We rowed as fast as we could, and we were very glad to reach the shore
  12. Your answer:
    because we were hungry.
    to collect seashells.
    after the rain.
    before the storm broke.


  13. There is only one entrance to the road we live on. When our street was being rebuilt, we could not reach our house by car. We had to park on the next street and go the rest of the way
  14. Your answer:
    on foot.
    by car.
    by bus.
    by truck.


  15. Connie liked to take care of people when they were ill. She looked forward to the day when she would be a
  16. Your answer:
    secretary.
    waitress.
    lawyer.
    doctor.


  17. In the autumn the fire department burns off vacant lots and fields in order to prevent accidental
  18. Your answer:
    rabbit holes.
    floods.
    anthills.
    brush fires.


  19. Willie, who is three years old, is much younger than his brother and sister. When the school bus picks them up in the morning, Willie is left alone. He would like to go with them and will be glad when he
  20. Your answer:
    learns to draw.
    has a baby sister.
    lives in the city.
    is old enough.



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