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Mathematics, Reading, and Research, Vol. 6
English Basics, Vol. 5

September 11, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 1
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Noun Search

1. Charlie, cows, selection
2. rule, spider, wallet
3. Alice, Anne, Baltimore, spring
4. Harry, horse, hyena
5. boys, girls, skills
6. times, trouble, turkeys
7. Barbara, beliefs, doubts, Edward
8. Luck, matter, things
9. color, red, teeth
10. Debbie, habit, soup,

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 1
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Big Numbers

1. 10
2. C
3. A
4. 242,000

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 1

1. Responses will vary.
2. Crossword Puzzle:

Across

2. IDENTIFY
4. TRAITS
7. GENUINE
8. ALLOW
10. INVOLVED
12. POPULATE
14. EMOTIONS

Down

1. UNIQUE
3. FICTION
5. DEVELOPING
6. WEAVE
9. BEHAVE
11. PLOT
13. TALE

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 1
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Synonym Crossword Puzzle

Across

1. STRETCH
5. WARNING
6. SIMPLE
7. REPORT
9. ATTEMPT
10. FRIENDLY

Down

2. HONEST
3. UNIMPORTANT
4. FAIR
8. YEARLY

September 18, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 2
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Verb Search

1. avoided, was
2. bathing, failed, notice
3. gazed, studied
4. count (first one), exceeds
5. is, recovering
6. ceased, recognized
7. was, went
8. be, deal
9. saw, sitting
10. acts (first one), has, reported

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 2
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Place Value - Mystery Numbers

1. 1,537
2. 40,000
3. 999,999
4. 8

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 2

Word Meanings From Context

1. B 2. D 3. C 4. A

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 2
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Antonym Crossword Puzzle

Across

4. DESTROY
6. CLOSE
10. REAL
13. FORGET

Down

1. HIDE
2. EXIT
3. POLITE
5. FORMAL
7. LONG
8. SIMPLE
9. SAFE

September 25, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 3
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Noun and Verb Twins

2. show
3. design
4. roar
5. win
6. puzzle
7. permit
8. dance
9. bother
10. singing

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 3
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A Presidential Election Poll

1. 8
2. 6
3. 90
4. E

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 3

Using Inference

1. C 2. B 3. B 4. A

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 3
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Using a Dictionary - Meanings

1. A 2. B 3. C 4. A

October 2, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 4
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Analogies

1. slap
2. think
3. water
6. wealthy
7. bold

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 4
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Riddles

1. 483,840
2. 21/3
3. spring
4. 3:00 PM

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 4

Main Idea

1. D 2. A 3. C 4. A

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 4
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Using a Dictionary - Meanings

1. A 2. A 3. B 4. C

October 10, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 5
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Analogies

1. pilot
2. air
3. delighted
4. dry
5. bird
6. paper’s (of paper)
7. paper’s (paper is / paper has)

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 5
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Riddles

1. Saturday
2. 200,000
3. 60
4. October

Note: An upgraded version of this math worksheet
was posted at 22:48 EDT on October 8, 2000.

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 5

Did I Ever Stop?, Poem

Responses will vary.

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 5
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Using a Dictionary - Meanings

1. C 2. B 3. B 4. D

October 16, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 6
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Analogies

1. honest
2. picker
3. fast
4. bowed
5. wolf
6. start
7. best

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 6
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Halloween Problems

1. Anita paid \$.04 more per pound than Brenda.
2. 20 minutes (one third of an hour)
3. \$25.60
4. 23

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 6

Political Polls

A graphic of the solution is at:
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Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 6
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Using a Dictionary - Meanings

1. D 2. C 3. D 4. A

…………………………………

“Where Monsters Can Grow,” Not exactly a
Halloween lesson.

…………………………………

October 23, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 7
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1. her, red, yard
2. his, last, sudden
3. Cute, little, polished
4. careless, insensitive, rude
6. hungry, large, warm
7. No, these, written
8. Electric, my, wildest
9. Secret, their, youngest
10. Old, our, toasted

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 7
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Pumpkin Problems

1. C 2. D 3. A 4. D

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 7

1. The following day will be a good time to play
video games.
2. She hasn’t completely ruled out working for a year
before attending college.
3. He is the best tennis player I’ve ever met.
4. Many doctors would agree that some medicines are
much too expensive.

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 7
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Using a Dictionary - Meanings

1. C 2. A 3. D 4. C

October 30, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 8
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Synonym Search

1. intelligent, smart, clever
2. select, vote, choose
3. selfish, stingy, greedy
4. totally, completely, absolutely
5. great, huge, enormous
6. battle, fight, contest
7. endeavor, attempt, try

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 8
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Halloween Problems

1. 35
2. 70
3. D
4. C

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 8

Note: A corrected version of this worksheet was
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How Television Has Changed

1. compare
2. today’s
3. setbacks
4. popular
6. televisions
7. movie
8. increased
9. shows
10. television

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 8
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Using a Thesaurus - Synonyms

1. D 2. A 3. B 4. C

November 6, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 9
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Antonym Search

1. famous, unknown
2. casual, formal
3. same, opposite
4. sold, purchased
5. dull, exciting
6. ascent, descent
7. never, always
8. innocent, guilty

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 9
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Voting Time

1. 538
2. 245
3. 2
4. False It is the last election of the 20th century. The 21st century begins on January 1, 2001.

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 9

Who Elects the President?

1. electing
2. representatives
3. opponent
4. force
5. winners
6. possible
7. candidate
8. president

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 9
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Using a Thesaurus - Antonyms

1. B 2. D 3. D 4. D

November 13, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 10
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Homonym Search

2. hare, hair
3. do, due
4. wry, rye
5. oar, or
6. guessed, guest
7. none, nun
8. steel, steal
9. mine, mine
10. time, thyme

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 10
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Riddles

1. 34
2. 1/4
3. 145
4. 179 1/4

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 10

Word Meanings From Context

1. C 2. A 3. A 4. A

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 10
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Using a Dictionary - Sounds

1. C 2. B 3. A 4. D

November 27, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 11
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Analogies

1. thief
2. announcement
3. impatient
4. driven
6. sew
7. prune

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 11
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Christmas Problems

1. 5
2. \$4.56
3. 285,000
4. 2

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 11

Word Meanings From Context

1. C 2. A 3. D 4. A

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 11
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Using a Dictionary - Sounds

1. B 2. D 3. B 4. D

December 7, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 12
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Christmas Analogies

1. halls
2. claws
3. decorate
4. reindeer
5. birth
6. mantel
7. coal

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 12
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It's Time for Time

1. One hour and fifteen minutes, or 75 minutes
2. 7:30
3. Two hours
4. 5

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 12

Using Context - Synonyms

1. pay
2. company
3. make
4. done
5. requires

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 12
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Christmas Songs

Solution is at http://rhlschool.com/carolsol.htm.

December 14, 2000

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 13
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Seasonal Analogies

1. summer
2. wagon
3. drink
4. snowman
5. happy
6. Jewish

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 13
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Riddles

1. 1,200
2. February (The seasons are opposite in the northern and southern
hemispheres.)
3. 125 minutes
4. A degree Fahrenheit. (Zero degrees fahrenheit is not absolute
zero.)
5. An ounce

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 13

All Around the Christmas Tree

Responses will vary. Students should refer to the text of the poem
members of the families.)

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 13
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'Tis the Season

Solution is at http://rhlschool.com/tis.htm.

January 12, 2001

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 14
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Complete Sentences

1. Yes
2. No
3. Yes
4. No
5. No
6. Yes
7. No
8. Yes
9. No
10. No
11. No
12. No
13. No
14. Yes
15. Yes
16. Yes

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number
14
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Video Time

1. 10
2. 60
3. An inch
4. 8

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 14

Using Context - Antonyms

1. start
2. after
3. different
4. for
5. winner

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 14
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Martin Luther King Jr. Crossword Puzzle

Solution is at http://rhlschool.com/mlksol.htm.

January 22, 2001

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 15
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Complete Sentences

1. No
2. Yes
3. No
4. Yes
5. No
6. No
7. Yes
8. No
9. No
10. Yes
11. Yes
12. No
13. No
14. No
15. No
16. Yes

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number
15
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1. 140, 12
2. 8, 8
3. 51, 31
4. 35, 35

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 15

Word Meanings From Context

1. major
2. fail
3. improve
4. opposing
5. country
6. priority
7. controversial

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 15
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President George W. Bush

Solution is at http://rhlschool.com/gwbushsol.htm.

March 5, 2001

English Basics, Volume 5, Number 16
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Analogies

1. demolish
2. pretend
3. pane
4. way
5. sang
6. fourth
7. weapons

Mathematics Problem Solving, Volume 6, Number 16
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1. 12
2. 8
3. 96%
4. 70 cents

Reading Comprehension, Volume 6, Number 16

Word Meanings From Context

edible
inedible
D
B

Research Skills, Volume 6, Number 16
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Using a Dictionary - Meanings

1. C 2. A 3. A 4. B

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