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Bumpy Travels

1. What part of speech is the word PIONEERS as it is used in this sentence? %22Last evening, Dad and I spent a couple of hours reading a book about America%27s early pioneers.%22
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noun, verb, adjective, adverb,
3. %22Traveling is easier and more convenient now, but I still think a journey in a covered wagon would be a great adventure.%22 What part of speech is the word CONVENIENT as it is used in the context of this story?
A plant or animal that establishes in a new territory., Someone who is the first to use a new method of doing something, A person who is among the first to explore or settle a new country or territory, A member of an infantry grouP; preparing roads for the main body of troops,
4. I thought it would be fun to travel that way, but Dad explained that back then, travel was difficult. He asked how I would feel if I had to ride long distances in a wagon that bumped all day long. If someone didn’t want to stay inside the wagon, the only other choice was to walk beside it.
noun, verb, adjective, adverb,
5. Using Word Hippo, look up the definition of DESCRIBE then select the best definition from the choices below.
told about in detail, lied about, searched for, showed pictures of,
6. READ AND LISTEN
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7. What is one difference between riding in a covered wagon and riding in a car?
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8. On the sheet of paper Ms. Chouinard has given to you, draw a picture of a pioneer covered wagon based on its description in the story.
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10. Pick out the pronouns in the passage you just read and heard.
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11. I told Dad I would have to think about that one. Dad and I talked about our drive through Kansas last summer. Even by car, the drive took a long time. We did not, however, have to worry about feeding oxen along the way. Traveling is easier and more convenient now, but I still think a journey in a covered wagon would be a great adventure.
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14. READ AND LISTEN
There were no roads. The wagons had to travel over rugged land., elearning , ,
15. Choose the definition that best fits PIONEER as it is used in the context of the story. %22Last evening, Dad and I spent a couple of hours reading a book about America%27s early pioneers.%22
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17. Bumpy Travels Last evening, Dad and I spent a couple of hours reading a book about America’s early pioneers. The book described families traveling in covered wagons pulled by horses, oxen, or mules. All of a family’s possessions were inside each wagon. The family had to carry food for their journey, too.
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18. Why do you suppose the title of this article is %22Bumpy Travels%22?
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19. From what the story has told you, when do you think most of the pioneers make their journeys across America?
handy, useful, favorable, right,
20. In addition to food, what other possessions do you think the pioneers carried with them on their journey?
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21. All of the words listed below are synonyms for the word CONVENIENT. Select the best synonym that fits the context of the article.
riding in a covered wagon takes a lot more time than riding in a car, if you travel by covered wagon you have to feed the horses or oxen, riding in a covered wagon isn%27t as comfortable as riding in a car, riding in a covered wagon isn%27t as convenient as riding in a car, riding in a covered wagon is more bumpy than riding in a car, , ,