Reading for Understanding Two #7B

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Furniture that is to be left outdoors should be made of materials that will not be ruined by bad
  2. Your answer:
    weeds.
    meals.
    weather.
    gardens.


  3. The toast was as black as coal. It could not be eaten, because it was
  4. Your answer:
    hot.
    burned.
    cold.
    soft.


  5. Katina's parents cannot find a place to park their car when they go to work in the city. They have begun
  6. Your answer:
    staying away from work.
    taking a bus to work.
    taking Katina to work.
    driving their car to work.


  7. If food smells good, your mouth begins to water. Your mouth waters when you walk past a bakery and smell the delicious
  8. Your answer:
    bread.
    stew.
    fish.
    flowers.


  9. The beanstalk grew up quite close beside Jack's house. All he had to do was open the window, jump out, and climb the beanstalk, which rose just like a big
  10. Your answer:
    watch.
    ladder.
    train.
    giant.


  11. The children were trimming a tall Christmas tree in their classroom. They used tinsel, balls, and bright lights. The tree looked very pretty when they put it in the corner of the
  12. Your answer:
    floor.
    room.
    desk.
    table.


  13. Lisa is the oldest child on our street. When the children play school, she is the
  14. Your answer:
    teacher.
    cook.
    mother.
    student.


  15. We wear our swimsuits when we wash our dog. Then it does not matter if we get
  16. Your answer:
    clean.
    bitten.
    hot.
    wet.


  17. The little boy had waited for hours to see the parade. When it came near, he could not see it because there were so many people in front of him. He was very happy when a tall man picked him up and placed him on his shoulder. Then the boy could
  18. Your answer:
    see the parade.
    see the people in front of him.
    see the man.
    rest until the parade came.


  19. No matter how often we sweep the floors of our beach cottage, we can never get rid of the
  20. Your answer:
    damp.
    children.
    sand.
    floors.



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