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Grade 7

1. parasol : a lightweight umbrella used to block
the sun
2. accessories : an article that adds attractiveness to
one’s outfit
3. ancestor : a person related to you who lived a
long time ago
4. flax : a plant grown for its stems, seeds, or
the thread made from this plant
5. tunic : a gown like outer garment, with or
without sleeves and sometimes belted
6. garment : a piece of clothing
7. inherited : to receive by succession or will, as an
heir
8. prehistoric : of or relating to the time or a period
prior to recorded history
9. myth : an ancient story or set of stories
1. myth:
The children enjoyed the stories of Gods and Goddesses of
Greek and Roman myth.
Most societies have their own creation myth.
2. parasol:

A parasol is used during the summertime to shade the face.
Sitting under a poolside parasol , the swimmer tried to cool
herself.
The girl slowed under her parasol as the spring ran down.

3. garment:

These garments are made from wool.
It was her favourite garment.
He tore his garment in lament.
1. ‘What’s a parasol?’
Jack asked Jill what a parasol was.

2. ‘Do you know another name for spectacles?’
Helmut asked Ali if / whether he knew another name
for spectacles.

3. ‘Were old Greek helmets made of silk?’
Darren wanted to know if /whether old Greek
helmets were made of silk.

4. ‘When did folding fans first arrive in Europe?’
Jill enquired when folding fans first arrived in
Europe.
1. What’s a parasol?
Ans. A parasol is a kind of umbrella that ladies used to
protect their skin from the sun in the 18th century.

2. Do you know another name for spectacles?
Ans. Another name for spectacles is glasses.

3. Were old Greek helmets made of silk?
Ans. Greek helmets were not made of silk, they were
made of bronze.
4. When did folding fans first arrive in Europe?
Ans. Folding fans first arrived in Europe after the 16th
century.
1. ‘Have you ever heard about the ‘Iceman’, Dave?’
Mary asked Dave if / whether he had heard about the ‘Iceman’.

2. ‘I think I have. But it was quite a long time ago.’
Dave said that he thought he had but it had been quite a long time ago.

3. ‘Yes. He was found in 1991. But he died 5,000 years earlier!’
Mary agreed and added that the Iceman had been found in 1991 but had died
5,000 years earlier.

4. ‘Why were you asking me about him now, Mary?’
Dave wanted to know why Mary was asking him about the Iceman then.

5. ‘There’s an Iceman exhibition at 7.30 tonight. Would you like to come with
Tom and me?’
Mary explained that there was an Iceman exhibition at 7.30 that night. She
asked Dave if he would like to go with Tom and her.

6. ‘Thanks, Mary, but I’m sorry I won’t be able to come.’
Dave thanked her but said that he was sorry but he wouldn’t be able to go.
1. Someone gave Mary two tickets for the Iceman exhibition.
Mary was given two tickets for the Iceman exhibition.

2. Someone had sent Tom a ticket, as well.
Tom had been sent a ticket , as well.

3. Mary offered Dave a ticket.
Dave was offered a ticket by Mary.

4. A person at the exhibition promised the visitors an
interesting film.
The visitors to the exhibition were promised an interesting
film.

5. But no one showed the Iceman himself to them!
But they were not shown the Iceman himself!