It was my seventh year teaching first grade
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  It was my seventh year teaching first grade. 

    One mid-March day, the kids were at break between classes, in expectation of the coming carnival at noon when something terrible happened, on a child’s level  31  — someone stole the Twinkie out of Abby’s desk.
    Irritated, I stopped all morning work,  32  its return. 
    No Twinkie appeared.
    Five hours passed, but the class still sat with their heads down, listening to me  33  on the importance of honesty and being  34  for one’s own mistakes.
    I was really sweating it out. Was I  35 ? No, my heart told me. All we needed was the  36 .
    My afternoon aide arrived. A mother of four, she  37  to take the kids one by one into the hall for questioning. 
    When the time came for  38  to be questioned, it was over within a minute. He came back into the classroom, tears filling his eyes, hands shaking, hanging onto the doorway  39  he’d collapse if he let go. He took deep breaths, trying not to cry. “I took the Twinkie. I’m sorry,” he said in a small voice. Then he covered his face with his hands in  40 .
    I was livid(脸色铁青). We had been lied to for more than five hours, with nothing  41 . Something must be done, so let the ones who  42  throw the first stone. “Does anyone have anything to say to Peter?” I asked.
    There was  43  for at least a minute. Perhaps the kids were measuring their words…
    Then, one little girl  44  her hand. She stood straight and said in a strong voice, “We  45  you, Peter.”
    The words  46  through our heads. Forgiveness... one of the last things Jesus taught us as he was dying on the  47 . Forgiveness.
    Suddenly, all twenty-eight kids raced to Peter and  48  him with hugs and pats on his back, cheers, and laughter. It was like the prodigal son had returned home.
    I learned that day how forgiveness heals. How good it feels to say, “I forgive you,” and how 49  it is to hear that you are forgiven.
    And the Twinkie? Abby never did eat it. She gave it back to Peter with a  50  hug and smile.
 
31. A. at length B. at all C. at least D. at most
 
32. A. marking B. demanding C. greeting D. announcing
 
33. A. lecture B. quarrel C. debate D. act
 
34. A. cautious B. responsible C. grateful D. regretful
 
35. A. overloading B. overreacting C. overlooking D. overcoming
 
36. A. evidence B. truth C. faith D. trust
 
37. A. volunteered B. attempted C. failed D. pretended
 
38. A. Abby B. me C. Peter D. herself
 
39. A. even though B. as if C. as long as D. in that
 
40. A. disguise B. shame C. sympathy D. place
 
41. A. left B. undone C. accomplished D. planned
 
42. A. suffered B. helped C. won D. promised
 
43. A. discussion B. laughter C. silence D. disagreement
 
44. A. waved B. shook C. extended D. raised
 
45. A. love B. forgive C. warn D. hate
 
46. A. echoed B. flashed C. boomed D. faded
 
47. A. scene B. base C. cross D. air
 
48. A. greeted B. met C. surrounded D. saluted
 
49. A. rewarding B. relieving C. worrying D. frustrating
 
50. A. broad B. sunny C. quick D. warm
 
完形答案 (每题1分,满分20分)
 
31-50 CBABB   BACBB  CACDB   ACCBD
 
    这是我第七年的教学一年级。
    一个3月中旬的一天,孩子们在课间,在即将到来的嘉年华会期望在中午的时候,可怕的事情发生了,在一个孩子的31级-有人偷了甜点了艾比的桌子。
    烦,我停止了所有的早晨的工作,32的回报。
    没有甜点了。
    五个小时过去了,但仍然坐在他们的头班,对诚信的重要性和34为自己的错误,听我33。
我真的出汗了。我是35?不,我的心告诉我。我们需要的是36。
    我的助手到下午。四个孩子的母亲,她37带孩子们一个接一个到大厅审问。
    当时间来到38受到质疑,它在一分钟内。他回到教室,热泪盈眶,握手,挂在门口39他如果放手崩溃。他深呼吸,试着不去哭泣。“我把甜点。我很抱歉,”他在一个小小的声音说。然后他用手遮住脸40。
    我很生气(脸色铁青)。我们被欺骗了五个多小时,没有41。必须做些什么,让那些42投第一块石头。“有人有什么说彼得?“我问。
    有43的至少一分钟。也许孩子们测量他们的话…
    然后,一个小女孩44她的手。她笔直地站在那里,在一个强大的声音说,“我们45你,彼得。”
    46个字在我们的头脑。宽恕…最后一个东西,耶稣教导我们,他是死在47。宽恕。
    突然,所有二十八个孩子跑到48彼得和他在他的背上,拥抱并拍掌声,笑声。它是像浪子回到家。
    那天我学到了如何宽恕愈合。说的感觉有多好,“我原谅你,”,49是听说你原谅。
和奶油蛋糕?艾比从来没有吃它。她给彼得一个50的拥抱和微笑。