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Reading » Reading Street Grade 3 Story Selections » The Gardener

The Gardener

The Gardener

Comprehension Skill

Cause and Effect

A cause tells why something happened. An effect is what happened. Words such as because, since, and so are clues that can help you figure out a cause and its effect.

 

Words to Know

let's
he'd
you'll
can't
I'd
you'd
haven't
hasn't
she'd
they'll
when's
we'd
they'd
wasn't
didn't
should've
would've
could've
needn't
you've

 

Vocabulary Words

beauty
quality that makes a person or thing pleasing to look at

blooming the opening of flowers on a plant

bulbs

 

the round parts of some plants that are underground

doze

to sleep lightly or for a short time

humor

the ability to enjoy funny things

recognizing

know and remember from the past

showers

brief rain fall

sprouting

beginning to grow

 

Grammar Skill:

Action and Linking Verbs

An

 

action verb tells what something or someone does. A linking verb tells what someone or something is.

Action verbs: run, plays, laughs

Linking verbs: am, is, are, was, were



 

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North Syracuse Central Schools
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North Syracuse, NY 13212