Story 009a


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1. Federal Express, UPS and USPS deliver ___s all over the world. Kids love to open ___s on Christmas Day.
4. Various sports are played in huge ___s where thousands of people go to sit and watch the contests live.
6. It was cold outside, so I turned on the heater in my car. ___, my heater broke down so I couldn't get warm.
7. A birthday or other celebration that happens every year is an ___ event.
9. A 'half-___' is a small person or a kid. A ___ is half a quart.
12. If you go to a football or basketball game, you will often see a group of pretty women in uniforms dancing, yelling, and jumping up and down. They are ___s.
14. Put something between two ___s of bread and you have a sandwich. Many golfers ___ their drives.
15. Spaghetti without ___ is like bread without butter. Tomato ___ is an ingredient in spaghetti ___.


2. 'I just lost my wallet and my car keys,' Bob said ___. Bob was very unhappy.
3. Rudy Giuliani was the ___ of New York City when the World Trade Center was attacked in September 2001.
4. Two slices of bread plus some kind of food in between them is called a ___.
5. People often eat appetizers, soup, and/or a ___ before they have the main course.
8. A male turkey is a ___r. If you give food to a starving person, he will probably ___ the food rapidly.
10. A ___ed ankle usually heals faster than a broken ankle. People often ___ their ankles, wrists, knees, or elbows while exercising or playing sports.
11. Some athletes 'warm the ___' and watch the game, while the better athletes play the game.
13. When some fruit is ___, it falls off the tree. When bananas are ___, they are yellow.