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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Noun Word Bank: barometer, chronometer, geology, lighthouse, mineralogy, ruin, runes, thermometer

barometer chronometer geology lighthouse mineralogy ruin runes thermometer

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Journey to the Center of the Earth


Verb Word Bank: concealed, endeavor, shudder 1. Calm yourself, my dear boy, and to use your reason.

2. The bait he used was a small piece of meat, by means of which he his hook.

3. I put it in good faith to any man of common sense was it possible to hear this energetic cry without a

Directions: Illustrate the following verbs in the boxes. 1. endeavor = to try 2. conceal = to hide 3. shudder = to tremble suddenly
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Adverb Word Bank: comparatively, credibly, exceedingly, incessantly, singularly 1. The road now became same time dreadfully monotonous. 2. This was theories of Professor Hardwigg. 3. The waves broke and with a peculiarly in contradiction with the easy, and at the

sonorous murmur to be found in underground localities. 4. All I had to do was to follow the direction whence the sound had reached me; and, reach him if my strength did not fail. 5. Very long hair, which even in England would have been accounted shoulders. red, fell over his athletic logically putting it, I must

Directions: Cut out the following adverbs and glue them above in context. comparatively incessantly exceedingly singularly credibly

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Adjective Word Bank: elaborate, eternal, monotonous, solemn, vague, vapid 1. Forever deprived of the vivifying warmth of the sun, they were and colorless. 2. I actually thought I could see our faithful and Hans and the wonderful grotto in which I had come back to life after my tremendous fall. 3. My uncle was careful to note every hour the indications of the compass, the manometer, and of the thermometer, all which he afterwards published in his philosophical and scientific account of our remarkable voyage. 4. The same leaden hue, the same from above. glare

5. I have a and confused remembrance of continual detonations of the shaking of the huge granitic mass, and of the raft going round like a spinning top. 6. Deep and silence reigned in the tunnel.

Definitions of the words that belong in each sentence: 1. lacking in spirit 2. lacking in variety 3. done with extensive detail 4. grave or serious 5. unclear 6. lasting forever
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