Name:_________________________ Date:_______________

Cloze Passage (4.7)

Read the passage and fill in the blanks with the given words.

lift strong stomach joined muscles
heel neck blood funny mixing
face chest skip lungs known


Our human body has over six hundred ___________. These

muscles help us to move. Muscles in our ___________ help us to

wink, smile and make ____________ faces.

Our leg muscles help us to run and ____________. To carry

and _____________ things, we use the muscles in our arms. Our

____________ muscles help to hold up our head.

Muscles are ______________ to bones by strong and tough

cords ___________ as tendons. The tendon in our ankle is called

the Archilles' tendon, it joins our calf muscles to our __________.

Not all muscles are joined to bones. Our _______________

muscles help us to digest food by ___________ and mashing the

food. When we breathe, our ____________ muscles move air in

and out of our ____________. Our heart has very ___________

muscles, working all day and all night, pumping _____________

to all parts of our body.

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