Thursday, 13 October 2016

The boy in the striped pajamas

This week we have been reading The boy in the striped pajamas. So far it is a good book, It is set in world war 2

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

Vocabulary: Synonyms are words with similar meanings. Match each word in column A to its synonym in column B.

Column A
Column B
  1. chaos
  1. indifferently
     2.   frustration
     b.   Limitations 6
     3.   dismissively
     c.   immediate 7
     4.   presumed
     d.   Annoyance 5
     5.   desolate   
     e.   preferences
     6.   restrictions
     f.    Disorder
     7.   foreseeable
     g.   lifeless  
     8.   priorities
     h.  supposed

Use the words in column A to fill in the blanks in the sentences below.

  1. The man was presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
  2. Your priorities are wrong if you choose to watch television instead of finishing your report.
  3. Happy with the community and its schools, my family intends to live here for the foreseeable future.
  4. The severe hurricane left the town in a state of chaos .
  5. There are so many restrictions on the use of the playground that no one wants to come here anymore.
  6. After trying in vain to solve the math problem, the student shook her head in frustration .
  7. The busy saleswoman waved the children off dismissively when they asked her lots of questions.
  8. The astronaut took a walk on the rocky, desolate surface of the moon.

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