Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : October 2nd 2013 Contents SECTION II
VOCABULARY / SPELLING / PUNCTUATION
A. In each of the following sentences there is a
word underlined. Replace EACH underlined
word by using another word or phrase that is
similar in meaning.
Our teacher abhors students who do not
speak the truth.
23. We could see the vast expanse of the Caroni
Plain from the Mount Saint Benedict's Abbey.
24. I found the tools I needed to fix my bicycle in
B. In the spaces below, write the APPROPRI-
ATE form of the word in CAPITAL LETTERS
to correctly complete EACH sentence. Re-
member to SPELL correctly.
GRAND We were amazed at the grandeur
of the President's palace.
25. INTELLIGENT Her ____________________
is her greatest asset.
My mother refused to place
her ______________ on my
excuse for not doing my
His ______________ from the
room went un-noticed.
28. PERFORM Geeta's _________________
changed the mood of the
C. Underline the word in brackets that correctly
completes EACH sentence.
(Spare, Spear) the rod and spoil the child.
Spare the rod and spoil the child.
29. Journals and diaries are (personal, personnel)
29. We missed football (practise, practice)
because of the rainstorm.
D. Insert the MISSING punctuation to correctly
complete EACH of the following sentences.
You do not need to rewrite the sentences.
Joe the oldest boy in the class
does not always obey the
Joe, the oldest boy in the
class, does not always obey
the school's rules.
31. Thejudge named Rogers aunt
as his legal guardian
32. Eric as well as his brother
Kyle plays football forhis school
33. Vincethe oldestboyinthe classis
theteachers choice for class prefect
34. You can have another piece
of cake, saidmother
35. The application form has fields
for our names addresses
telephonenumbers and e-mails
SECTION III - COMPREHENSION
Read the following poem and passage very care-
fully 2-3 times and then answer the questions
36. According to information given in the poem,
why does the poet never see the sun begin to
rise in the sky?
37. What word can be used instead of slumber
(Line 3) without changing the meaning of the
38. Who do you think is most likely saying the
39. What do you think the poet means when she
says, "the sun turns the leaves to gold and red"
40. What do you think is meant by, "And stoops to
drink the seas" (Line 12)?
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 www.guardian.co.tt Guardian
Snacks are an important part
of a growing child's diet.
Healthy snacks give
children extra energy
and nutrients be-
tween meals. Skip
snack foods and
have some fun
with your child.
Try some of these healthy
snack ideas that are easy to
• Peel a banana and dip it
• Roll banana in crushed
cereal and freeze.
• Spread celery sticks with
peanut butter. Top with raisins.
• Mix together ready-to-eat cereal,
dried fruit and nuts in a sandwich bag
for an on-the-go snack.
• Microwave a small baked potato
and top with a little grated cheddar cheese.
• Sandwich: Spread slices of tomatoes
and cucumbers on a slice of deli turkey.
• Parfait: Layer vanilla yogurt, mandarin
oranges and cubed apples.
Healthy Snack Suggestions
I've never seen the great sun rise,
For then I am in bed;
The sands of slumber in my eyes
4. Hold down my drowsy eyes.
I think the sun climbs up the sky
And throws the clouds away,
Then girds her flaming tunic high
8. And strides to meet the day.
Soft -- touched by birds' wings is her head;
Her feet caressed by trees;
She turns their leaves to gold and red
12. And stoops to drink the seas.
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