Read the selection without stopping to choose the correct missing words. Then read it again, pausing to underline the correct words. Finally, read the selection again to see if it makes sense.
__1__ by Mr. J. Gerald Cowcamper’s house one day and was
by a rather old looking dog. She was a gentle beast who __2__ her tail
as she pushed her nose against my hand.
“What’s her __3__?” I asked.
“I call her ‘Dog Face,’” replied the old __4__.
“__5__ do you call her that?” I inquired.
“Isn’t it obvious?” asked Mr. Cowcamper.
Mr. Cowcamper cradled the old animal’s head in his hands. “If you __6__ at just the right angle, you can see that she seems to have a dog’s face,” he __7__.
“But she is a __8__!” I said.
“Shhhh!” Mr. Cowcamper responded with the loudest whisper I have ever __9__. “Don’t let her hear you say that!”
I said __10__, because I didn’t know what to say.
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