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  • Context Clues After drilling, the holes were filled with an exact amount of dynamite. The dynamite was then detonated only after everyone was a safe distance away from the construction site and could not be hurt.To cause to explodeTo build uponTo drillTo form a basement

  • Context CluesThe children got lost in the labyrinth unable to find their way out. Their map was of no help to them as they went around in circles trying to locate the exit.A subway in a large cityA forest with tall treesA carnival with many ridesA system of passages like a maze

  • Context CluesWhen building the Panama Canal workers had to excavate tons of earth to clear passages. Thousands of workers used steam shovels and trucks to haul away the dirt.Build roadways for travelDig or scoop out earthFind fossils for museumsBuild waterways for boats

  • Context CluesYellowstone was created by a series of volcanic eruptions where magma came up from under the ground and covered the land often destroying everything in its path. Upon cooling the magma hardened and formed the mountains you see in the park today.An extremely hot fireHot, melted rockBoiling hot waterBoiling hot grease

  • Context CluesWhen building the Panama Canal workers had to excavate tons of earth to clear passages. Thousands of workers used steam shovels and trucks to haul away the dirt.Build roadways for travelDig or scoop out earthFind fossils for museumsBuild waterways for boats

  • Word StructureThe suffix able helps the reader understand that the word reliable means:relied on again.had once relied on.can be relied on.relied on three times.

  • Word StructureThe prefix de- helps the reader know that the word devalue meanssimilar to value.to lessen the value of.able to be valued.to double the value of.

  • Word StructureThe suffix ish helps the reader understand that the word purplish meansnot purple.fear of purple.very purple.somewhat purple.

  • Word StructureThe suffix ish helps the reader understand that the word purplish meansnot purple.fear of purple.very purple.somewhat purple.

  • Word StructureThe prefix en- helps the reader understand that the word enclosed meansclosed in.closed before.closed again.closed three times.

  • Text FeaturesThe cows, perfect in every way, were green!The word green is printed in italics in order tohelp readers know how to spell the word.show that blue is the name of the rabbits.stress that it is unusual for cows to be green.help readers know how to pronounce the word.

  • Text FeaturesThe title, Frogs at the Pond, tells the reader

    what will happen in the storywhere the story will take place.that the book is factual.that there are no characters in the book.

  • Text Features Under which subheading would the reader most likely find information about the bones in the human body?

    The Skin and Its Many JobsThe Making of a SkeletonWhat We EatWhy We Cry at Sad Things

  • Text Features The author was reluctant , or very unwilling, to sign autographs after the show. The words, or very unwilling, are printed in italics becauseit is the name of the book.it will help you pronounce the word reluctant.it defines the word reluctant.it shows the reader how to spell the word reluctant.

  • Inferences/ConclusionsMonkeys are very nosy and lively. They like to learn how things are made. They will often take things apart. A monkey cant resist finding out what is inside a package. Monkeys like to swing and jump from place to place. They need lots of space to climb.Monkeys are fun animals.Monkeys would make a mess in your kitchen.A monkey would make a good pet.Monkeys are harmful to the environment.

  • Inferences/ConclusionsThe Anders Marsh is a breeding ground for mosquitoes. The large marsh mosquitoes are attacking animals and people in the nearby community of Anders. The mosquitoes carry diseases and cause great discomfort. The city council will vote on Tuesday whether to drain the marsh to rid the city of this pest.

    This is a subject of extreme concern for the people of Anders.The people of Anders dont like nature.The people of Anders hate all animals and insects.There are no exterminators that live in Anders.

  • Inferences/ConclusionsThe flat-headed frog lives in the Australian desert. When water is available, it absorbs water through its skin. It drinks large quantities of water when it can. The frogs body swells to resemble a round ball when filled with water. During the dry season when its very hot, the frog, bloated with water, tunnels under the ground to stay cool.

    The flat-headed frog drinks too much water. The flat-headed frog can survive without water for long periods of time.The flat-headed frog is a good swimmer.The flat-headed frog would not survive in a rain-forest.

  • Inferences/ConclusionsThursday after school, Alice watched two movies on TV. Her science report on spiders was due the next day. She didnt worry because she had written half of it on Tuesday. She planned to finish the rest of the report the next morning before she went to school. Accidentally, Alice set her alarm for 6:00 p.m. instead of 6:00 a.m. She didnt wake up until 7:15 a.m. She had 30 minutes to get ready for school and eat breakfast.Reports about birds are more interesting that spider reports.Alice was a good student and had no problems with homework.Alice had made this mistake before.Alice didnt have enough time to finish her report Friday morning.

  • Text StructureThe manatee is an endangered animal. The manatee feeds on seagrass along the coast and near rivers. Many people have moved to Florida and crowded into areas where manatees live. Some of the feeding areas are destroyed when houses and businesses are built along the shore. Today there are about 2,000 manatees living along the coastal areas of the United States.Sequence

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  • Text StructureThe Hawaiian Islands are made up of 8 large islands and 124 small islands and reefs. The islands were formed by the lava flow from volcanoes. Hawaii is the youngest and largest of the islands. It is about 500,000 years old.SequenceCause and effectComparison and contrastDescription

  • Text StructureSalvatore is going to Texas for his vacation. Upon his arrival, Salvatore will visit his grandparents before traveling to see the Alamo. Then, Salvatore thought he would spend some time at the beach by the Gulf of Mexico before heading home later that week.SequenceCause and effectComparison and ContrastDescription

  • Text StructureFox set a rope trap to catch the thief who had been stealing from his peanut patch. That evening, Rabbit stepped into the trap and was caught! Bear came along and inquired as to why Rabbit was in the air hanging from a rope. Rabbit told Bear he was earning easy money watching Foxs peanut patch for a dollar a minute, but that he wanted to take a break. Bear offered to do the easy job while Rabbit was gone. So, Bear hauled Rabbit down, and they traded places! Now what? asked Bear, but Rabbit was already too far down the road to answer.

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