—Ann, your sweater ______ very beautiful.
A. feels B. sounds C. looks D. tastes
【1】My mother’s ring was made in Thailand. (改为否定句)
My mother’s ring ________________ in Thailand.
【2】The festival is held every four years. (改为一般疑问句)
________ the festival ________ every four years?
【3】We plant trees on the sides of mountains. (改为被动语态)
Trees ________________ by us on the sides of mountains.
【4】A lot of accidents are caused by driving fast. (对划线部分提问)
________________ a lot of accidents caused by?
【5】Bill’s brother is a postman. Bill’s cousin is a postman, too. (改为同义句)
________ Bill’s brother ________ cousin are postmen.
【1】Chinese people like using c______when eating meals.
【2】The quilt is made of c_____. It’s very comfortable.
【3】My uncle works in a factory that p_____toy cars.
【4】I don’t know whether more than two thirds of the earth’s s____is covered with water.
【5】It was too hot. I could feel the h_____of the sun on my back.
use, produce, is good for, cook, do, realize, polish, from, country, thousand
Olive oil (橄榄油) is probably the most widely-used oil for cooking. It is made 【1】 fresh olives. Olive oil has been a main food in the Mediterranean (地中海的) countries for 【2】 of years, and some olive trees which are hundreds of years old still 【3】 fruit.
Almost everyone knows that olive oil 【4】 our health. But what most people may not 【5】 is that olive oil is used for a lot more than just food. People make soap out of it, 【6】 diamonds (钻石) with it, and burn it for light. In ancient times, olive oil was even【7】 as a weapon (武器).
These days, more and more people all over the world are discovering that olive oil may be the best oil for 【8】. In the United States, people use five times (倍) more olive oil today than they【9】 20 years ago.
Nowadays, most of the world’s olive oil is still produced in the Mediterranean countries, though 【10】 such as America and Australia also produce it. Spain produces the most olive oil in the world, followed by Italy and Greece.
A: Mary, the “girl” on your desk is quite pretty. 【1】?
B: She is a character from the fairy tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (小矮人).
B: It’s made of clay.
B: I made it by myself. I have made ten dolls (玩偶) like this.
A: You’re great. 【4】?
B: I learnt to make them two years ago.
A: I like the “girl” very much. Could you make one for me?
B: Of course.
B: It will take me about a month.
A: I see. In return, I will cut some paper flowers with scissors for you.
B: Thanks a lot.
My sister Becky keeps singing a song to me, though she knows I don’t like it. She even tells her friends to sing it to me! It really makes me angry.
Your sister seems to think it’s fun to make you angry, and the way you react (反应) may add to her fun.
You could try to ask your sister nicely to stop. Anytime she sings it in the future, don’t react or get angry. If you need to, leave the room. When you don’t react, she may become bored and stop singing.
Your parents may have advice on how to deal with this, too.
When people ask what I want to be when I grow up, I feel pressured because I want to do so many things. Most of the time, I answer, “I don’t know.”
Those people might just be trying to get to know you better. What they are really asking is, “What interests you now?”
The next time someone asks what you want to be, you could say something like “Today I think I’d like to be a writer or an artist. But ask me tomorrow, and I may change my mind”.
My best friend’s parents ended their marriage (婚姻). She’s having trouble going between houses and is sad all the time. It makes me feel sad, too.
It’s hard to watch a friend go through something hard. Help your friend make the best of her time at each house, asking her to hang out, or even just staying with her when she’s having a hard time. If she’s not better soon, talk to a trusted adult.
【1】If Becky sings a song to Dale next time, Dale could ______.
A. tell her teacher B. speak to her angrily
C. leave the room D. ask their parents to punish her
【2】Cindy feels pressured when others ask her ______.
A. age B. dream job C. grades D. favorite people
【3】Sally’s best friend is having a hard time because ______.
A. her parents ended their marriage
B. she has to move to a new place
C. her parents often fight with each other
D. she doesn’t get on with others
【4】In order to help her best friend, Sally is advised to ______.
A. live in her houses B. hang out with her
C. talk with her parents D. sing songs to her
【5】The material probably comes from ______.
A. science fiction B. a sports newspaper
C. a news report D. a children’s magazine
It was a Sunday afternoon and Sophie was searching her toy boxes. She 56 soft toys everywhere.
“What’s going on?” asked Dad and Grandma.
“Day 100 is coming up at school, and I need to find 100 things,” Sophie counted her soft toys. “Only 25. I would need 75 more!”
Dad 57 coins in his pocket. “How about 100 coins?”
“Lots of kids take coins.”
“How about 100 cotton balls?” said Grandma, holding up a bag of them.
Sophie shook her head. “Christopher took cotton balls last year. It was a windy day, and half of them were blown out of the box on his way to school.”
“How about buttons (纽扣)?” said Grandma.
“I did that in kindergarten.”
“Erasers?” said Dad.
“Well, in all of my 60 years,” said Grandma, “I have never thought so much about the number 100.”
“And in all of my 40 years,” said Dad, “I ...”
“Wait a minute!” Sophie thought for a moment. “I’ve got my 100 things!”
Day 100 finally arrived. Sophie kept looking at the classroom door as other kids shared their things.
Then someone knocked on the door. Sophie’s dad and grandma walked in. Sophie jumped out of her seat. “Here are my 100 things!” she shouted.
The class looked surprised.
“But that’s only two people,” said Kelly.
Sophie smiled and said, “This is my dad. He’s 40 years old.”
Sophie wrote 40 on the blackboard.
“And this is my grandma,” she said. “She’s 60 years old.”
Sophie wrote 60 on the blackboard.
“Got it?” she said. “40 plus (加) 60 is ...”
“100!” shouted the class.
“You know what?” Sophie said, hugging (拥抱) Grandma and Dad. “One hundred years is pretty awesome (令人敬畏的).”
jingle: to shake small things together so that they make a sound
toss: to throw something carelessly
Christopher had only 50 cotton balls when he arrived at school on Day 100 last year.
Sophie’s dad and grandma helped her find buttons and erasers.
hat did Sophie take to the classroom on Day 100 this year?
I’m telling you how I spent my Sunday. _____________
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