Practice Name Vocabulary A. Match each meaning with the correct word. Write the letter of the meaning on the line. 1. burst a. ﬂoats or moves along by wind 2. gently b. hot, dry, sandy area of land 3. drifts c. person living near another 4. drowns d. to break open, suddenly 5. neighbor e. carefully 6. desert f. to die by staying underwater B. Choose two words. Use each one in a sentence. Write the sentences on the lines below. 7. © Macmillan /McGraw-Hill 8. 44 The Tiny Seed • Book 2.1/Unit 2
Practice Name Comprehension: Conclusion Chart As you read The Tiny Seed, fill in the Conclusion Chart. Facts Facts Conclusion © Macmillan /McGraw-Hill How does the information you wrote in this Conclusion Chart help you summarize The Tiny Seed? At Home: Have your child use the chart to retell the story. The Tiny Seed • Book 2.1/Unit 2 45
Practice Name Comprehension: Draw Conclusions You can use clues and what you know to help you make decisions, or draw conclusions, about what is happening in a story. Draw a conclusion about each set of clues below. Write the conclusion in a sentence on the line. 1. Clues: Mike has a pair of scissors. Now there are fewer ﬂowers in the garden. Conclusion: 2. Clues: Sarah had a pack of seeds. The seed pack is empty now. Conclusion: 3. Clues: The sky looks cloudy. The ground is wet. Conclusion: © Macmillan /McGraw-Hill 4. Clues: There was a bud on the plant. Now there is a ﬂower on the plant. Conclusion: At Home: Have your child make up his or her own clues for 46 The Tiny Seed • Book 2.1/Unit 2 you to draw a conclusion. Discuss the words that helped you draw a conclusion.