V&V: Hurricanes

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V&V: Hurricanes
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2012-11-01 14:06:57
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Vizualizing Verbalizing Hurricanes
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Book 1, Level 6, Story 10
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  1. The hurricane slowly approached the coast.

    What does the word "approached" mean in this sentence?

    Approached (to approach):

    A: to come near or near to
    B. to walk up to
    C. to walk or run
    D. to climb
    A: to come near ot near to
  2. People prepared for the storm.

    What does the word "prepared" mean in this sentence?

    Prepared (to prepare):

    A: to eat a meal
    B: to plan; to make ready
    C:  to surprise
    D: were scared
    B: to plan; to make ready
  3. The people prepared for the storm to strike.

    What does the word "strike" mean in this sentence?

    Strike:

    A:  to get out; to strike out (baseball)
    B:  to hit ( to hit someone)
    C: to cause impact; to suddenly come about
    D: to throw
    C: to cause impact; to suddenly come about
  4. Men worked fast nailing sheets of plywood to the windows.

    What does the word "sheets" mean in this sentence?

    Sheets:

    A: A thin, white linen to go on/around a bed
    B: a broad, thin, surface layer or covering; material in the form of thin pieces
    C:  white, thin paper
    B: a broad, thin, surface layer or covering; material in the form of thin pieces
  5. Men worked fast nailing sheets of plywood to the windows.

    Plywood:

    A: A useful tool to build with
    B:  something that is plyable (moveable)
    C: a material used for various building purposes; a panel that consists of layers of wood pressed together
    C: a material used for various building purposes; a panel that consists of layers of wood pressed together
  6. People were hurriedly trying to get everything in their homes.

    What does the word "hurriedly" mean in this sentence?

    Hurriedly

    A: scared
    B: to slowly move about with worry
    C: moving or working rapidly; to move or act quickly.
    C: moving or working rapidly; to move or act quickly
  7. The wind blew harder until it reached 85 miles per hour (mph).

    What does the word "reached" mean in this sentence?

    Reached:

    A: to reach one’s hand out
    B:  to come to or arrive;
    C: to stretch out to
    D: to touch
    B:  to come to or arrive;
  8. The wind stopped but nobody undid any of their work.

    What does the word "undid" mean in this sentence?

    Undid: 

    A: to untie
    B: to erase; cause to be as if never done
    C: stopped
    B: to erase; cause to be as if never done
  9. They knew the calmness was just from the “eye” of the hurricane.

    What does the word "calmness" mean in this sentence?

    Calmness:

    A: quiet
    B: still; no motion
    C: loudness
    D: shy
    B: without rough motion; still; no motion
  10. They knew the calmness was just from the eye of the hurricane.

    What does the word "eye" mean in this sentence?

    eye: 

    A: the center; the middle
    B: the beginning
    C: the end; last
    A: The center; the middle
  11. Soon, the wind and rain would begin to howl.

    What does the word "howl" mean in this sentence?

    Howl:

    A: a wolf cry.
    B: a loud, prolonged, mournful cry; to make a sound.
    B: a loud, prolonged, mournful cry; to make a sound

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