Gr 3 Reading How do you raise a raisin?

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expository text
a story that asks questions using rhyme and rhythm
area
the amount of surface; extent
artificial
made by a person or machine, not natural
grapevine
a vine that grapes grow on
preservative
any substance that will prevent decay or injury
proof
a way or means of showing that something is true
raise
to lift something up; put up
raisin
a small sweet dried grape
proof
There is no __________ that raisins grow on other planets
areas
Raisins grow best in ______ with nice dirt, many days of hot weather and dry climate and plenty of water
California
About 90% of raisins are sold in the USA in Fresno ____________.
grapevine
Farmers start a new crop of raisins by taking "cuttings" from an older _____________.
crop
It takes at least three years until the vines are old enough for the first __________ of raisins.
brown paper
The grape clusters are laid on ___________ trays between the grapevine rows
sun
When it comes to raising raisins, the more ____ the better
weeks
Raisins bake in the sun for 2-3 _______
evaporates
As grapes bake in the sun, the water______
bins
Farmers take the raisins to the factory in big boxes called ______, until they are packaged
machines
Workers and ______ take off the stems, and sort and wash the raisins
William Thompson
In 1876 ________ created "Lady de Coverly" which is a green SEEDLESS grape
95
Today ________ percent of the California raisins are the Thompson Seedless Grape
artificial
Bakers don't like _______ ingredients when they cook
preservatives
Raisin paste and raisin juice are a natural ___________ that help to prevent mold that can cause food to spoil and go bad
raisins
"Ants on a log" is a recipe with celery, peanut butter and ________
raisins
"Rats on a raft" is a recipe with ______, graham crackers and cream cheese.