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(1) The Middle Ages were a colorful and romantic period in history. (2) This was the time in which lords and nobles lived in castles. (3) It was the period in which knights wore armor and rode beautiful horses.(4) This period inspired books, poems, and pictures. (5) It was a time that appeals to our love of adventure.
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2. (1) We think of a castle as being a large, elegant house. (2) Castles, however, were not built to serve as beautiful homes. (3) Castles, were mainly needed as fortresses. (4) There was continuous warfare at this time in history. (5) One lord often tried to take over the estate of another lord. (6) Bands of robbers and thieves overran the country. (7) People needed protection.
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(1) The castle wa built on a high hill whenever possible. (2) This was not so that the lord could have a pleasant view of the scenery.(3) It was so that the lord or his servants could see a warlike group coming to attack them. (4) The castle was a huge building, but not because the lord wanted many rooms. (5) It had to be large in order to house the knights who were needed to defend the castle. (6) Many farmers and their families also fled to the caastle when enemies came near. (7) Castles were built high and large to protect the lord and the working peole on his land.
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(1) Was it fun to live in a castle? (2) The castle was not well heated.(3) A fireplace was the only means of providing warmth. (4) The walls were thick and damp. (5) The windows were narrow slits. (6) Very llittle sunlight reached the inside of the rooms. (7) For furniture, there were wooden stools, benches, tables, and chests. (8) The furniture was not made for comfort as it is today. (9) The castle really wa an uncomfortable place in which to live.
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(1) A boy began to train to be a knight at an early age. (2) At the age of seven, he was taken to the castle. (3) He served the lord and lady as page. (4) He went with them wherever they went. (5) He was supposed to learn good manners and loyalty. (6) His parents may have missed him at home. (7) But they were roud of him and felt he would have a bright future
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(1) It had been a long, hard week, both at home and at school. (2) Larry and Patrick were tired from doing chores and homework. (3) They were bored seeing the same old people and doing the same old things. (4) Larry and Patrick decided to go camping this weekend. (5) They could relax, see new things, and meet new people.
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(1) Without water, there would be nothing for us to eat. (2) We would have nothing to drink. (3) We could not bathe. (4) Our bodies would become shriveled and wrinkled. (5) In fact, we could not exist without water.
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(1) Recurring, or repeating , dreams can be pleasant, but they can also be frightening. (2) I often dream that I am taking a test, and I remember the corect answer to every question. (3) My brother dreams that he has super powers and can conquer the world. (4)My friend, Ebony, dreams that she is locked in a room and cannot get out. (5) My friend, Roy, dreams that he is falling down a steep stairwell.
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(1) People have different ways of talking. (2) Some people stand very close to the person to whom they are talking. (3) Other people stand about two feet away from the person to whom they are talking. (4) Some people speak in a very loud tone of voice. (5) Other people speak very softly, allmost in a whisper.
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(1) Homemade boook covers are easy to make. (2) All you need are a large brown paper bag and a pair of scissors. (3) For an average-sized school book, cut one of the flat, large sides of the bag, setting the rest aside. (4) Lay the book face up on the paper you've cut from the bag and fold the top and bottom of the bag toward you to match the height of the book. (5) Now open the book and slip the back and front covers into the ends of your cover so it fits snugly.
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