Words Count - Chapter 15
Exercise 2

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Directions: Each of the sentences below contains a blank to be filled in with some form of a word from Chapter 15. Below each sentence, there are three choices for filling in the blank. Click the choice you think is the correct one and read the sentence with the blank filled in. If you are not satisfied, select another choice; you may do this as often as you wish.

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On the Move


Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play major league baseball, and the Brooklyn Dodgers who hired him were when it came to racial integration in sports.


Interstate 80 the entire United States from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast.


To stay employed, the fruit pickers have to from state to state.


Before-and-after pictures are a popular device to people into buying a product.


He's not available because he went on his annual to Las Vegas.


I like to stay in a place I know during vacations, but my husband is more and wants to explore a new country each year.


from foreign countries often settle in the same neighborhood so that they can be close to fellow countrymen.


Even with the Interstate system in place, driving across the United States remains a multi-day .


The of commuters blocks our road every day during rush hour.


The astronauts were in high spirits when they on their mission.

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