Reading for Understanding Two #7C

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. The first time Jane tried to roller-skate she fell down and skinned her knees. They bled, and she felt pain; but she was brave and she did not
  2. Your answer:
    laugh.
    get up.
    try again.
    cry.


  3. The fields were very dry and dusty. The young plants needed
  4. Your answer:
    wind.
    snow.
    sunshine.
    rain.


  5. There was great excitement in the house. Bert's sister was going to be married, and everyone was very busy getting ready for
  6. Your answer:
    Christmas.
    church.
    a trip.
    the wedding.


  7. When it is raining hard, it is easy for a car to get stuck
  8. Your answer:
    on top of a hill.
    on the pavement
    on dirt roads.
    in the garage.


  9. I was only half finished writing my letter when my pen ran dry. I had to finish my letter with a
  10. Your answer:
    needle.
    pencil.
    nail.
    pin.


  11. Jet pilots are highly trained and spend hundreds of hours flying their fast planes. Those who become precision flyers have had more than a thousand hours of experience. They have no fear of their work, because they are so
  12. Your answer:
    well trained.
    young.
    healthy.
    strong.


  13. There was a deep snowfall here last week, but Esther could not go out and play because she had a cold. She hopes that it will snow again after she gets well so that she can
  14. Your answer:
    go to school
    throw snowballs.
    play golf.
    catch a cold.


  15. Many horses kick simply as a display of friskiness. It is a good rule always to keep away from any horse's
  16. Your answer:
    saddle.
    owner.
    hind legs.
    mane.


  17. Bob's uncle was a general in the army. Bob admired his uncle very much, and said that when he grew up he wanted to be a
  18. Your answer:
    police officer.
    fire fighter.
    soldier.
    hunter.


  19. Earl had to catch flies to feed his pet turtle. After a few days he became tired of having to catch so many flies. Although he wanted to keep his pet, he wished it would eat something that he would not have to
  20. Your answer:
    eat.
    feed.
    buy.
    catch.



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