The Arctic Prairies, Paragraph Gap Fill
Six sentences/paragraphs have been removed from the reading text. Above the text, you will find the six removed paragraphs PLUS one paragraph which doesn't fit. Choose from the sentences (A-G) the one which fits each gap (1-6). Remember, there is one extra paragraph you do not need to use. For each question, put ONLY the correct letter.
Use these paragraphs to fill the spaces below. There is one extra you do not need to use.
A. We heard Grouse drumming many times afterward, but the sun was low, or the places densely shaded, or the mosquitoes made conditions impossible for silent watching; the perfect chance came but once, as it always does, and I lost it.
B. As we made early supper I received for the twentieth time a lesson in photography. A cock Partridge or Ruffed Grouse came and drummed on a log in open view, full sunlight, fifty feet away. I went quietly to the place. He walked off, but little alarmed.
C. The adult male inhabitants came down to our camp, so that the village was deserted, except for the children and a few women.
D. whose tang, projectivity, and wealth of vile epithet evidently supplied a long-felt want in the Great Lone Land of the Dog and Canoe
E. The skies were clear that night and the frost a hard one. I shared a pipe on the foredecks with a hunter, both of us warming ourselves in the glow and smoke of the pipe.
F. and his passengers comprised the Hudson's Bay Company officials
G. The great river stretched away northward, the hills rose abruptly from the water's edge, everywhere extended the superb spruce forest, here fortunately unburnt; but there seemed no sign of living creature outside of our own numerous, noisy, and picturesque party.
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