Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : November 27th 2013 Contents SECTION II
VOCABULARY / SPELLING / PUNCTUATION
A. In each of the following sentences there is a
word that is underlined. For each underlined
word write EITHER another word OR a
phrase that is SIMILAR in meaning.
23. The lost children wandered about the forest
24. "I don't understand why you can't follow
simple instructions!" our teacher shouted.
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.
25. AMAZE The homeless boy stood in
____________________ when he
saw the fireworks in the sky.
26. ATTEND It was difficult for Susan to pay
__________________ to what her
teacher was saying because she
Oil and water cannot form a
28. PRESCRIBE Ben went to the pharmacy to fill
the ____________________ the
doctor had given him.
C. Underline the word in the brackets that
correctly completes EACH sentence.
The watch I bought is (authentic, waterproof)
so I don't have to worry about getting it wet.
29. The Sahara is the largest (desert, dessert) in
30. The Northern Range is the only mountain
range in Trinidad with tall mountain (peaks,
D. In the following sentences there are
PUNCTUATION MARKS missing. Insert the
MISSING PUNCTUATIONS MARKS to
correctly complete EACH of the following
sentences. You NEED NOT rewrite the
"Look out Mr Singh shouted.
"Look out!" Mr. Singh shouted.
31. Michael are you going to
Movie Town with us " asked
32. Although we tried very hard
we couldnt persuade Kyle to
go with us to Movie Towne.
33. Would you like to go hiking
over the Maracas hills
during the dry season "
34. Its very difficult to travel
by bus on a rainy day.
35. Mother sent me to the
grocery to buy a kilogram
of sugar bottle of milk
and a stick of butter.
SECTION III - COMPREHENSION
Read the poem very carefully 2-3 times and then
answer the questions that follow.
36. According to information given in the poem,
with what was the floor of the playhouse cov-
37. What do you think is a brook (Line 5)?
38. What did the child in the poem used as a table
to have tea?
39. What do you think is a dell (Line 8)?
40. What is a suitable title for the poem?
Wednesday, November 27, 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
Neither people nor animals can live without
plants. They eat them or hunt other animals
that feed off plants. But, where do plants get
their food? Most plants make their own food
using sunlight, water, nutrients from the soil
and carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The
Deep in the wood I made a house
Where no one knew the way;
I carpeted the floor with moss,
4. And there I loved to play.
I heard the bubbling of the brook;
At times an acorn fell,
And far away a robin sang
8 Deeply in a lonely dell.
I set a rock with acorn cups;
So quietly I played
A rabbit hopped across the moss,
12 And did not seem afraid.
That night before I went to bed
I at my window stood,
And thought how dark my house must be
16 Down in the lonesome wood.
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