Gateways 2, Unit 4, Ch.2

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Gateways 2, Unit 4, Ch.2
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neglect, preservation, sublime, remote, falter, intact
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  1. "In this memoir, the author explores Maya buildings that have been _____ for centuries. If you ______something, you fail to take of it property." (from Gateways 2 Anthology, p. 244)

    What is this 7 letters vocabulary verb word?



    neglect

    • 1. What will a houseplant do if you neglect it, grow or die? Explain.
    • 2. Will a puppy bark if you neglect it? Explain.
  2. "The author wants to explore Maya buildings that still remain in the jungle. In other words, he hopes to find very old buildings in a state of ______. When something is in a state of _______, it is kept from rotting or being damaged." (from Gateways 2 Anthology, p. 244)

    What is this 12 letters vocabulary noun word?


    preservation


    • 1. Which is better for the preservation of ice, keeping it frozen or keeping it in a cup? Explain.
    • 2. Do art museums work on the preservation of old paintings? Explain.
  3. "Maya culture is considered amazing because over one thousand years ago, Maya people built cities without metal tools, they created a writing system, and they developed a calendar. In other words, May culture is ______. If something is _______, it is wonderful and awe-inspiring." (from Gateways 2 Anthology, p. 244)

    What is this 7 letters vocabulary adjective word?



    sublime

    • 1. Which is sublime, a skyscraper or a park bench? Explain your answer.
    • 2. Is a toothbrush sublime? Explain.
  4. "In this memoir, the author explains that it is hard to find and study Maya buildings because they are located in______ jungles. A ______ place is far away from where people live." (from Gateways 2 Anthology, p. 245)

    What is this 6 letters vocabulary adjective word?



    remote

    • 1. Which is remote, the moon or your backyard?
    • 2. Is downtown Los Angeles remote?
  5. "The author explains that the Maya civilization was doing very well until it began to ______ j in 900 A.D. If something ______ , it becomes unsteady and even stop." (from Gateways 2 Anthology, p. 245)


    What is this 6 letters vocabulary verb word?



    falter

    • 1. When would a runner be more likely to falter, at the beginning or end of a race? Why or why not?
    • 2. Would a new car likely falter on a full tank of gas? Why or why not?
  6. "A lot of ancient Mayan writings have been found undisturbed on pottery, walls, and monuments. In other words, the writing has been found ______. If something is ______, it is whole and has not been damaged." (from Gateways 2 Anthology, p. 245)

    What is this 6 letters vocabulary adjective word?



    intact

    • 1. Which is intact, a new picture frame or a broken vase? Explain.

    2. Is a carton of 11 eggs intact? Why or why not?

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