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Source 1

Juan was panicked. This is going to cost me an arm and a leg! The airline charges for each suitcase you bring on an joufsobujpobm!jhiu/!!Ifmq" Amy looked at what Juan had packed. Txfbufst-!tdbswft-!b!tlj!kbdlfu@!!Fbsnvggt@!! Where are you going, Antarctica? Wfsz!gvooz/!!Mjtufo-!J!kvtu!tqplf!xjui!Nbsjb/! She said the temperatures in Alicante have been nearly 35, and she expects it to cool off soon . How much more can it cool off? It's already almost freezing!" Wow, Spain gets that cold in August? My Spanish isn't so hot, but I think Maria said the temperatures have been extreme lately. This is terrible timing. I was looking forward to relaxing on the beach and swimming in the sea. Good luck with that!" said Amy.

Source 2

Formula to convert Celsius (C)

Source 3

Mr. Shirk pointed at the large thermometer qspkfdufe!poup!uif!dmbttt!xijufcpbse/!! Ifsf!xf!ibwf!uif!uxp!nbkps!tdbmft!cz which we measure temperature. You might notice that the numbers on the left side have an F above them. That's because they show the Fahrenheit scale. That's the one we use here in the United States. On this scale, water boils at 212 and freezes at 32. This scale is also used in a handful of small countries, such as Belize, Bermuda, and Jamaica. Now the rest of the world, along with the entire tdjfoujd!dpnnvojuz-!sfdphoj{ft!b!ejggfsfou scale. They use Celsius (C). On this scale, water boils at 100 and freezes at 0. Now isn't that easier to remember?"

Source 4

Average daily temperatures for er months in Alicante, Spain in Celsius and Fahrenheit) June July August ge (F) 27.2 (81) 30.1 (86.2) 30.6 (87.1)

The Unneeded Earmuffs

Read each source below. Then complete the activities on pages 57-58.

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The Unneeded Earmuffs

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Unit

Part 1:

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. Which source gives you this information? Fill in the correct bubble for each source. (Note: More than one bubble may be filled in for each idea.) Information Sources 1 2 3 4

1.

C" is the abbreviation for "Celsius.

2.

Water boils at 212F.

3.

Alicante is in Spain.

4.

Scientists use the Celsius scale.

Part 2:

Fill in the bubble next to the best answer to each ques

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5.

What exactly does Juan mean when he says his "Spanish isn't so hot"?

A

Spanish is not a warm language.

B

He does not speak Spanish well.

C

He does not understand Spanish well.

D

He sounds cold when he speaks Spanish.

6.

Which of these is the warmest temperature?

A

0C

B

0F

C

3C

D

30F

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Which of the following is an accurate way to express the formula for converting Celsius temperatures to the Fahrenheit scale?

A

(C 9) + 5 32 = F

B

(C 9) 5 + 32 = F

8.

Which of these is not informat

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Juan and Amy are brother

B

Juan ha k d

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#8248 Comprehending Text 40 Teacher Created Resources

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#8248 Comprehending Text 42 Teacher Created Resources

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