Name:_________________________ Date:_______________

Cloze Passage (4.8)

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

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Our Sense Of Sight

We have five _____________. They are sight, touch, taste,

smell and hearing. Our senses are ____________ by tiny nerves

to the brain, sending ________________ to the brain. The brain

__________ the messages it receives and tells us what we see.

When we look at something, _________ enters our eyeballs

through the cornea. The light ______________ the nerves at the

back of our eyeballs. The nerves then ____________ messages

about the light to the brain. Once the brain ______________ the

message, we know ____________ we are seeing.

The coloured circle of our eye is the iris. In the __________

of the iris is the pupil which looks like a ____________ spot. The

pupil is ____________ a hole that lets light into our eye.

Muscles in the iris make the ___________ larger or smaller

to let in more or less light. When it is ______________, the pupil

gets smaller to let in less light. When the light is _____________

bright, we would shut our eyes completely using our eyelids.

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