What is the author’s attitude toward daddy longlegs?
She finds them fascinating.
She thinks they are frightening.
She finds their many abilities awe-inspiring.
She thinks they are more important than spiders.
What is the most likely reason the author includes the fact that bites by cellar spiders can’t break skin?
While she wants readers to become less afraid of daddy longlegs, she wants readers to become even more afraid of cellar spiders.
She wants readers to realize that cellar spiders have other, even more terrifying, ways of harming their human victims than just by biting them.
She wants to encourage readers to hang out in basement corners where cellar spiders reside.
While her main purpose is to make readers less afraid of daddy longlegs, she also wants to emphasize that cellar spiders are not exactly dangerous.
What does the word devour mean as it used in paragraph 2?
What is the meaning of the word overfished as it used in paragraph 4?
There were too many great whites in the world’s oceans.
Great whites were taken out of the water faster than they could reproduce.
There was not enough fish for great white sharks to eat.
Fishermen were not catching enough fish for humans to eat.
The above passage is organized according to which organizational structure?
problem and solution
cause and effect