Falling Skies - Vocabulary Cloze

First, do the vocabulary activity. Fill in all the gaps with the missing words, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. Click the this button again for another letter. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints!
After you do this activity, do the cloze, and then the quiz.

Rellena los espacios en blanco con las palabras que faltan. Haz click en "Check" para comprobar tus aciertos. Si te resulta difícil la respuesta utiliza el botón "Hint" y te revelará una letra de la casilla en la que te encuentres, puedes clickear varias veces en "Hint" y te dará cada vez una letra más de la palabra. Perderás puntos con las pistas.

   aftermath      allusion      band together      devastate      device      drone      due to      extraterrestrial      fight back      flee      forcibly      former      humanoid      led by      militia      pick up      power grid      premiere      put into      regiment      round up      second-in-command      skitter      spine      within   

to air - to broadcast on television or radio
to - to put on the first performance/showing (of the series)
to - to run away, escape
- having a human form
to - to unite
- guided, directed by
to - to defend oneself, resist
the - the vertebral column
a - an interconnected system for the distribution of electricity
- the number 2 commander who replaces the commander when he is absent
a – a military unit
to practice - to implement, carry out
- having been something in the past
- a consequence or a period of time following a disaster
to - to destroy
an – an indirect reference
to - to continue
– because of
- inside the limits of
a - an army of ordinary citizens/civilians, NOT of professional soldiers
to - to find and bring together, gather.
- originating, located, or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere
a - an invention/machine used for a specific purpose
to : to move rapidly along a surface, usually with frequent light contacts or changes of direction; skip or glide quickly
– under compulsion, obligation; through the use of force
a - a pilotless vehicle operated by remote control.