Vocabulary
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Question A-D
Video
Rerading Comprehension

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having a body temperature that changes as the temperature of the surroundings changes
What is cold-blooded

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Why did the Crittercam team tape the alligators’ mouths shut?
The team taped the alligators’ mouths shut because alligators are dangerous, and the team didn’t want anybody to get hurt.

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Which sentence is an opinion?
What is A Alligators are reptiles. B Alligators ar e cold-blooded. C Alligators ar e the scariest animals on Earth. D Alligators ar e a familiar sight in Florida.

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What animals were on the tree?
What is A. Goats :) B. Bats C. Birds

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This article is mostly about_________________.
What is alligators eat when they're underwater

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closely watched
What is observed

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According to James Nifong, why is it better to study animals in the wild using Crittercams than it is to study them in cages?
Animals in the wild act like they normally would. Wild animals in cages don’t always behave like they normally would in their own habitat.

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The “Debate It” article is mostly about
What is A a youth football league in Keller, Texas. B why teams shouldn't give trophies to all players. C trophies in youth sports. :) D ways to boost kids’ self-esteem.

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What was the ants carrying?
What is A. fruits B. leaves :) C. bread

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The author uses penguins as an example of
animals that alligators hunt in the wild.

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the place where a type of animal normally lives
What is habitat

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The interview and the article “Spying on Alligators” are two texts about the same topic. How do the two texts differ?
“Spying on Alligators” is a secondhand account.“The Gator Expert” is a firsthand account/interview.

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Which phrase in “Debate It” is the best clue to the meaning of participation?
What is A “winning games” B “taking part in an activity” :) C “boost kids’ self-esteem” D “giving trophies”

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What was the bears doing?
What is A. swimming. B. washing their feet. C. Catching fish to eat. :)

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according to the text, alligators catch the most prey
deep in the water

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a period of little or no rainfall
What is drought

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What other title could the author have used for “Spying on Alligators”?
What is “Alligators with Video Cameras”

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The author's purpose in “Debate It” is to?
What is A argue that everyone's a champion. B argue that all kids should get trophies C present some history of youth sports. D present two opinions about trophies in youth sports :)

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What does scientist spend time doing?
studying animals and taking notes.

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What is a cause of the drought in California?
It hasn't rained enough.

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a large reptile with sharp teeth and long pwerful jaws
What is an alligator

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What is one thing that scientists have learned from the Crittercams?
What is Alligators get most meals at the bottom of a swamp or river.

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Which sentence best explains why the drought could affect the rest of the U.S.?
What is A “Last year was California's driest ... ” B “California produces almost half the fruits and vegetables grown in the U.S.” :) C “Weather experts aren't sure when the drought will end.” D “Some small towns may need to have water delivered by trucks.”

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How long did Jane study the chimpanzee?
for 50 years

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What wa the name of the two student who were debating?
Cedric Moxey from Nebraska and Aiesha Abdulla from California