Week of 10/14-10/18 . Bellringers. 10/14/13 Bellringer. Context Clues:
On the prairie, Jack needed to buy a new horse. He headed to a nearby ranch and picked out one he liked. The rancher named a price and said he hoped Jack found that amenable. Jack said it was a fair price and he bought the horse.
a. Superior c. Predictable
b. Unfair d. Agreeable
Scott watched his toddler cousin, Jane, scamper around the room. Jane tumbled over and Scott was worried. Jane, however, picked herself up and began to run around againwithout a tear. Scott’s aunt said kids are resilient at Jane’s age.
a. Small c. Tough
b. Clumsy d. Carefree
My family had no plans for the weekend. After breakfast Saturday morning, my dad said, “Let’s be spontaneous. How about going cross-country skiing?” Next thing I knew, we were all in the car heading to the ski rental place.
a. Impulsive c. Predictable
b. Energetic d. Careful
Eddie and Carlos built a fort in the woods. They brought magazines there to read on long summer days. As winter approached, they forgot about their fort. In the late spring, Eddie went back to find that the weather had caused the magazines to disintegrate.
a. Freeze c. Blow Away
b. Fall apart d. Repair
Peter borrowed a CD from Wendy. When she asked for it back, he searched everywhere in his room but could not find it. He tried to pacify her by offering to buy her a replacement. Just then, Peter’s sister Emily came in holding the CD.
a. Calm c. Entertain
b. Distract d. Lie
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