V&V John Wesley Powell

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V&V John Wesley Powell
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Vizualizing Verbalizing John Wesley Powell
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  1. John Wesley Powell was one of the first white men to explore the canyon country.

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

    Explore:

    A: to search for/out; to discover
    B:  to walk on
    C: to see
    A: to search for/out; to discover
  2. John Wesley Powell was one of the first white men to explore the canyon country.

    What does the phrase "canyon country" mean in this sentence?

    Canyon country:

    A: A country with canyons
    B: A famous landmark; an area of multiple canyons
    C: The United States of America
    B: A famous landmark; an area of multiple canyons
  3. He led  a twelve-man expedition that traversed the Grand Canyon.

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

    Expedition:

    A: an excursion; a journey; a voyage
    B:  a type of car ( a Ford Expedition)
    C: to expedite- to make it go quickly
    A: an excursion; a journey; a voyage
  4. He led  a twelve-man expedition that traversed the Grand Canyon.

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

    Traversed:

    A: to pass to move over; to go across
    B: to fight with someone
    C: to travel
    A: to pass to move over; to go across
  5. They traveled in heavy wooden boats down the Colorado River through the heart of the canyon.

    What does the phrase mean, "heart of the canyon"?

    Heart:

    A: An anatomy feature of the human body
    B: through the center; through the middle.
    C: the end
    B: through the center; through the middle.
  6. At some places, they had to do portage.

    What does the word "portage" mean?

    Portage:

    A: to carry
    B: the carrying of boats from one water to another
    C: to move
    D: to travel in time (through a portal hole)
    A: to carry;  and B: the carrying of boats from one water to another
  7. John Wesley Powell surveyed and mapped the river canyon for the government.

    What does the word "surveryed" mean?

    Surveyed:

    A: to view in detail; to take a general view of
    B: to write a survey
    C:  to draw or write out
    A: to view in detail; to take a general view of
  8. John Wesley Powell surveyed and mapped the river canyon for the government.

    What does the word "mapped" mean?

    Mapped:

    A: A map of the whole world included the land and water
    B: to draw out; a representation of the features of a particular area
    C: A globe
    B: to draw out; a representation of the features of a particular area
  9. What made Powell’s feasts amazing is that, as a result of a Civil War injury, he did It all with only one arm.

    What does the word "feasts" mean?

    Feat:

    A: the anatomy of the human body (your feet)
    B: a feast of food
    C: an extraordinary act or achievement, usually displaying boldness or skills
    C: an extraordinary act or achievement, usually displaying boldness or skills
  10. What made Powell’s feasts amazing is that, as a result of a Civil War injury, he did It all with only one arm.

    What does the word "result" mean?

    Result:

    A: to cause
    B: an end
    C: an answer
    B: an end

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