It has been argued by some that gifted children should be grouped in special classes. The 1 has been on the belief that in regular classes these children are held back in their intellectual (智力的) growth by 2 situation that has designed for the average children.
There can be little doubt that special classes can help the gifted children to graduate earlier and take their place in life sooner. However, to take these __ 3 out of the regular classes may create serious problems.
I observed a number of 4 children who were taken out of a special class and placed in a 5____ cla
This was an unforgettable and wonderful experience.It happened about three years ago and it has had a__16__effect on me.I would like to show respect here for the two men I do not know __17__ but whose actions gave a new __18__ to the words—kind and generous.
I was walking down a busy street on a cold，windy day in early __19__.A homeless man，probably about 60 and without wearing any shoes，was __20__ for change on a street corner.
A BMW car __21__ on the other side of the street and an executive(主管)who was perfectly dressed stepped out of the car.He was probably about __22__ years old.He was wearing a blue business suit with a deep red silk tie.He walked__23__ across the street and over to the homeless man.Without saying anything，he first gave him a lot of __24__ and then he sat down and took off his leather gloves(手套)，beautiful black leather shoes and his black dress socks.Then he __25__ them to the homeless man.The homeless man took them and stared with a/an __26__ mouth.
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In India, almost all marriages are arranged. Even among the educated middle classes in modern urban India, marriage is as much a concern of the families as it is of the __1__. So customary is the practice of arranged marriage that there is a special name for a marriage which is not __2__: It is called a “love match”.
On my first trip to India, I met many young men and women whose parents were in the process of “getting them married”. In many cases, the bride and groom would not meet each other before the marriage. __3__ they might meet for a brief conversation, and this meeting would take place only after their parents had decided that the match was __4__. Parents do not force their children to marry a person who either marriage partner finds unacceptable. But only after one match is refused will another be sought.
When she looked ahead, Florence Chadwick saw nothing but a solid wall of fog, Her body was 1 . She had been swimming for nearly sixteen hours.
Already she was the first woman to 2 the English Channel in both directions. Now, at age 34, her 3 was to become the first woman to swim from Catalina Island to the California coast.
On the July Fourth morning in 1952, the sea was icy and the fog was so heavy that she could 4 see her support boats. Sharks swam toward her lone figure, only to he 5 away by gun shots. Against the cold sea water, she struggled on -- hour after hour -- while millions watched on national 6 .
Born in America, I spoke English, not Chinese, the language of my ancestors . When I was three, my parents flashed cards with Chinese 1 at my face , but I pushed them 2 . My mom believed I would learn 3 I was ready. But the 4 never came.
On a Chinese New Year’s Eve , my uncle spoke to me in Chinese , but all I could do was 5 at him , confused , scratching my head . “Still can’t speak Chinese?” He 6 me, “You can’t even buy a fish in Chinatown.”
“Hey, this is America, not China. I’ll get some 7 with or without Chinese.” I replied and turned to my mom for 8 .
“Remember to ask for fresh fish, Xin Xian Yu,” she said, handing over a $20 bill. I 9 the words, running downstairs into the streets of Chinatown.
I found the fish 10 surrounded in a sea of customers. “I’d like to buy some fresh fish,” I should to the fishman. But he 11 my English words and turned to serve the next customer .The laugh of the people behind increased 12 their impatience. With every 13 , the breath of the dragons (龙) on my back grew stronger—my blood boiling— 14me to cry out . “Xian Sheng Yu, please.” “Very Xian Sheng,” I repeated .The crowd erupted into laughter . My face turned 15 and I ran back home 16 , except for the $2
Elaine was a saleswoman，who drove all over the city five days a week.When all the freeway lanes were at a dead stop，she would drive quickly along the emergency lane.While driving she usually__1__on her cellphone，drinking a soda or eating a sandwich—her hands，legs and mouth were always__2__while she was driving.
Last night she got__3__in Friday evening rush hour.She was going to be __4__for her date.She was already__5__when things seemed to be getting worse and all the traffic stopped.Elaine drove__6__over to the emergency lane.Soon she saw the red flashing lights in the mirror.She had to__7__her car.A goodlooking officer walked up.
“Officer，my boyfriend left me after he got me pregnant.I have constant morning sickness.I’m just trying to get to the nearest store to buy my__8__.” She looked at the officer with__9__eyes.
The day finally came，when I had to leave the warm home where I’d grown up.I ran to the back yard，as tears came up from my heart.Suddenly I__1__a hand rest on my shoulder.I looked up to__2__my grandfather.“It isn’t__3__，is it，Billy？” he said softly.www.21-cn-jy.com
Gently__4__my hand in his，we walked，hand in hand，to the front yard，__5__a huge red rosebush sat alone.
“What do you see here，Billy？” he asked.I looked at the flowers，not knowing__6__to say，and then answered，“I see something soft and__7__，grandpa.”
He pulled me__8__.“It isn’t just the roses that are beautiful，Billy.It’s that special place in your heart that makes them so.”“Billy，I__9__these roses when my first son was born.It was my__10__of saying ‘thank you’ to God.I__11__to watch him pick roses for his mother.Then，as a young man of only 20，a terrible war robbed him of his life.” Grandpa slowly stood up.“Never say goodbye，Billy.Never__12__to the sadness and the loneliness.Instead，I want you to remember the joy and the__13__when you first said hello to a friend.”
A year later，my grandpa became very__14__.Then all members of the family were__15__back，and I returned to the old house.When it came to my__16__，I took his hand as__17__as he had once taken mine.
“Hello，grandpa，” I__18__.His eyes slowly opened and said，“Hello，my friend
Catherine invited Nelson to dinner. Last term she had been in Nelson's __1__，but she had to give up because her son Kendall was having a __2__ in school. The problem was that he wasn't studying. Catherine decided that Kendall needed __3__ control. She would provide it by __4__ him like a hawk(鹰)．She would also control his use of his Game Boy. He was __5__ to play the computer game only on weekends.21cnjy.com
Nelson was a(n)__6__ man. He had been teaching various subjects for almost 40 years. He could have retired 10 years ago，__7__ he loved teaching. He said his students gave him something to __8__ every day. He planned to teach until he died in the __9__.【来源：21•世纪•教育•网】
Nelson needed to take a little __10__ to Catherine to show his thanks for the __11__.He couldn't think of __12__ would be suitable. Opening his kitchen drawer，he found the perfect gift—an unopened box of __13__.He also found some freshlooking wrapping paper(包装纸)．He wrapped the box up carefully. Feeling __14__ of himself，he drove over to Catherine's and rang the doorbell.www-2-1-cnjy-com
(2015•宝鸡二检)One evening after reading a story entitled “A Lady”，I began to recall an important moment in my life.It was simple but so precious that it has __1__ inside my mind for years.2•1•c•n•j•y
It was a very cold winter evening when a friend of mine got seriously __2__ and was rushed to Westchester Medical Center，where she stayed unconscious for quite a while.Finally she was __3__．A friend and I decided to __4__ her，so we bought some flowers and were on our way.After quickly parking the car and signing in，we reached her __5__，but only a few minutes were __6__ with her.Pretty soon after our __7__，we were asked to leave by the nurses.
We headed out to the car.__8__ did we know that we had to pay for parking.We had no money aside from a spare dollar or two __9__ from our lunch money that day.We had no idea what to do，so I __10__ to pay with whatever money we had，__11__ of course，I was way off.
Sometimes pleasures of life are so simple that I take them for granted, things that I've
considered as my right, instead of a blessing. I 1 this after a friend of mine, who served
there. as a volunteer, invited me to pay a visit to Honduras.
The night before I set off, I decided a warm bath would help calm my 2 nerves and
help me sleep. So I．3 the. hot water handle on the tub（浴盆）and waited. . . and waited. It
took forever for the hot water to work its way through the pipes，so I 4 the bath late at
night. What an 5 experience!