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    Context= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a
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    Vocabulary Word List: Columbus, an explorer, vocabulary list:
    audacious, challenge, discovery, expedition, exploration, explorer, intrepid, intrigue, mysterious, sextant, valiant, voyage
    Columbus, an Explorer, Fill-in-the-Blanks -- myVocabulary.com
    1)  Tales of distant lands and possible riches tended to   many men who liked the open water.
    2)  Queen Isabella did not deny that Columbus was making an   attempt for glory.
    3)  The brave crew showed courage in their willingness to pursue   of new lands.
    4)  Far too many   sailors faced physical discomforts and hardships without major complaints.
    5)  John used the   daily in uncharted waters and wrote down positions of the ship in the log.
    6)  Scholars agree that Columbus earned a more solid reputation with the   of San Salvador.
    7)  Another reputable   had already earned the confidence of several members of the royal family.
    8)  No one was prepared to predict an exact amount of time that each   would last.
    9)  Few sailors were as   as James who climbed to the top of the masts even in foul weather.
    10)  Believers assumed that there was nothing   about the earnest pleas Columbus made to want to reveal distant lands.
    11)  Columbus recognized that this   would require even more money than he had planned.
    12)  Faced with not one   but many of them on board, Donald never lost faith.