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August 21, 2017

GooD News

English Learner
100
Short
Stories
for Beginner-Intermediate
50 Words Each
with Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level (0.1-6.5)
and Flesch Reading Ease Score (100-62.8)

Mike Carlson
Book 2

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English Learner 100 Short Stories for
Beginners – (1), Present Tense
100 stories, 50 words each: Vocabulary, Cloze, Crosswords,
Scrambled Sentences, Dictation, Audio
By Mike Carlson
© 2013 Mike Carlson. All Rights Reserved.

Table of Contents
These stories first appeared on my website. My website is
www.eslyes.com, which contains 1,600 stories and dialogues that I
wrote. Accompanying them are various Exercises and/or Audio.
One reason I wrote these 150-word stories is so teachers could
easily print the stories onto one page. Each story is only one
paragraph, even if it contains quoted conversation.
I have a master’s in Education and taught ESL to adults in
Pasadena, CA
The number following each title below, and following each story, is
the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level, from 0.0 Easiest to 5.0 Hardest.

Stories for Beginners (1), Present Tense


21. Her Doll Is Like Her 0.3 36. He Builds a Snowman 1.0
22. A Fork, Spoon, Plate, & Carrot 0 37. She Swims Every Day 1.3
23. She Sees a Worm 0.0 38. She Rides Her Skateboard 1.1
24. He Talks to Mom 1.0 39. He Gets a Weekly Allowance 2.1
25. Car in a Car Wash 0.0 40. She Plays Basketball 1.4
26. Monkeys at the Zoo 0.5 41. Everyone Loves Babies 2.9
27. He Is a Chocolate Lover 5.0 42. He Rides an Old Bicycle 0.3
28. The Circus Is in Town 1.8 43. Ants in the Kitchen 1.1
29. Is There Life on the Moon? 0.3 44. A Popsicle House 0.7
30. A Penny Collector 0.8 45. A Boxer Dog Named Duke 0.0
31. Red Trees and Red Cats 3.9 46. Two Boys and a Baseball 1.4
32. Comics in the Newspaper 1.6 47. The Snow Melts on the Ground
33. Bright Stars in the Night Sky 01 48. An Orange and Black Butterfly 2
34. A Water Fountain in the Park 1.3 49. Camping in the Woods 0.5
35. She Feeds Her Cats 0.0 50. Ride a Carousel Horse 1.1
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21. Her Doll Is Like Her

21. Sharon is four years old. She is pretty. She has a doll.
It is pretty. Sharon has blonde hair. The doll has blonde
hair. Sharon has short hair. The doll has long hair.
Sharon gets a pair of scissors. She cuts the doll's long
hair. She finishes. Now the doll has short hair too. 0.3
VOCABULARY

blonde......................... long ............................


cut ............................. pair .............................
doll ............................ pretty..........................
finish ......................... scissors ........................
get ............................. short ...........................
hair............................. too .............................

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21. Her Doll Is Like Her
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.
Sharon is _______ years old. She _______ pretty. She has a doll. It
_______ pretty. Sharon has blonde hair. The _______ has blonde
hair. Sharon has short _______. The doll has long hair. Sharon
_______ a pair of scissors. She cuts _______ doll’s long hair. She
finishes. Now _______ doll has short hair too.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

doll a . she pretty has

.............................................................................................

blonde the . has doll hair

.............................................................................................

. scissors sharon has a pair of

.............................................................................................

hair long doll's . she the cuts

.............................................................................................

short the . has doll hair

.............................................................................................

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Across:
1. She cuts hair with a pair of __________.
5. She is _______. She has a _________ face.
7. Little girls dress up their ___s. They play with their ___.
8. She cuts her _________. She has blonde __________.
9. She ________es her dinner. She gets up from the table.
13. I have long hair. You have __________ hair.

Down:
2. She ____________s her hair with scissors.
3. I am 10 years ___________. My mom is 35 years ___.
4. Some people have _____ hair. Some people have red hair.
5. She cuts her doll's hair with a _________ of scissors.
6. She is four _________ old.
10. It is 5 o'clock right _______.
11. I have long hair. She __________ short hair.
12. I have ________, black hair. She has short, black hair.
14. I like candy. I like cake ___________.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital
letter, and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the
sentence with a period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

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.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

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Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
blonde; cut; doll; finish; get; hair; long; pair;
pretty; scissors; short; too

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22. A Fork, Spoon, Plate, and Carrot

22. He picks up his fork. He picks up his spoon. He hits


the plate with his fork. He hits the plate with his spoon.
His mom says Stop. He stops. His mom puts a carrot on
the plate. He looks at the carrot. He picks up the spoon.
He hits the carrot with the spoon. The carrot jumps out
of the plate. It lands on the floor. His mom picks it up
again and puts it back on the plate. She cuts the carrot
into long thin slices with a knife. He takes one and
begins to chew. 0.0

VOCABULARY
begin ............................ plate ..............................
carrot ............................ put ...............................
fork .............................. slice ..............................
hit ................................ spoon ............................
into .............................. stop ...............................
knife ............................. takes .............................
pick .............................. thin ...............................
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22. A Fork, Spoon, Plate, and Carrot
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

He picks up his fork. He _______ up his spoon. He hits the


_______ with his fork. He hits the _______ with his spoon. His
mom says _______ . He stops. His mom puts a _______ on the
plate. He looks at _______ carrot. He picks up the spoon. ______
hits the carrot with the spoon. The carrot _______ out of the
plate. It _______ on the floor. His mom picks it up again and puts
it back on the plate. She cuts the _______ into long thin slices
with a knife. He _______ one and begins to chew.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.
. picks he up his spoon

.............................................................................................
fork . the he plate the with hits

.............................................................................................
the carrot . she plate on puts a

.............................................................................................
he the at carrot looks .

.............................................................................................
carrott plate jumps . plate the of out

.............................................................................................
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Across:
1. His mom _______s Stop. He listens to his mom. He stops.
2. A _______ is a long, orange vegetable. Rabbits like ___s.
4. He hits the plate _______ his fork.
6. My water is in my glass. My food is on my _________.
8. I eat soup with a _____________.
11. He cuts meat with a knife. He eats meat with a _______.

Down:
1. The car __________s. The car goes.
3. He _________s the baseball with the bat.
5. He has a red book. The red book is __________ book.
7. He _________s at the carrot. He hits the carrot.
9. He __________s up his spoon. He hits the carrot.
10. His dad and __________ love him.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
begin carrot fork hit into knife pick plate put
slice spoon stop takes thin

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23. She Sees a Worm

23. The worm crawls on the ground. It crawls slowly. She


watches it. She picks it up. It wiggles in her hand. She
puts it in her mouth. It wiggles in her mouth. She takes
it out of her mouth. She puts it back on the ground. It
crawls into a hole. 0.0
VOCABULARY

back .............................. mouth ............................


craw .............................. picks ..............................
ground ........................... slowly ............................
hand .............................. watch .............................
hole ............................... wiggle ............................
into ............................... worm ..............................

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23. She Sees a Worm
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

The worm crawls on the ground. _______ crawls slowly. She


watches it. She _______ it up. It wiggles in her _______ . She
puts it in her mouth. _______ wiggles in her mouth. She takes
_______ out of her mouth. She puts _______ back on the
ground. It crawls _______ a hole.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

crawls the on ground the worm .

......................................................................................
. worm her hand wiggles the in
......................................................................................
in it she . mouth her puts
......................................................................................
she back on it ground the puts .

......................................................................................
into the a worm hole crawls .

......................................................................................

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Across:
3. A worm _______s slowly on the ground.
5. The worm is on the ground. She _______s up the worm.
7. She _______es the worm crawl.
11. She puts it in. She takes it _______.
13. A worm lives in the _______. It crawls on the _______.
14. She _______s the worm out of her mouth.
15. The worm goes into a _______ in the ground.
Down:
1. She picks it up. She puts it ___ down.
2. A worm crawls ___ly. A lizard moves quickly.
4. She ___s the worm in her mouth.
6. The worm crawls ___ a hole.
8. She picks up the worm. The worm wiggles in her ___.
9. A ___ crawls slowly on the ground.
10. The worm ___s in her hand.
12. Put the food into your ___. Then chew the food.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
back crawl ground hand hole into mouth picks
slowly watch wiggle worm

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24. He Talks to Mom

24. The phone rings. He hears the ringing. He picks up


the phone. He says hello. The other person says hello.
The other person is his mom. She talks to him. He talks
to her. She finishes talking. She says goodbye. He says
goodbye. They hang up. He waits. The phone rings again.
1.0
VOCABULARY

again .............................. people (2<) ......................


finishes ......................... person.............................

goodbye......................... phone .............................

hang ............................... ring ................................

hear................................ wait ................................

other ..............................
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24. He Talks to Mom
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

The phone rings. He hears the _______ . He picks up the phone.


He _______ hello. The other person says hello. _______ other
person is his mom. She _______ to him. He talks to her. _______
finishes talking. She says goodbye. He _______ goodbye. They
hang up. He waits. _______ phone rings again.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

up he the . phone picks

......................................................................................
him his hello to says mom .

......................................................................................
finishes . she talking
......................................................................................
again rings the . phone

......................................................................................
he . to her talks phone the on

......................................................................................

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Across:
1. He _______ s the phone. He _______ s the phone ringing.
5. He ___s up the phone. He says hello.
6. He finishes talking. He _______ s up the phone.
7. Everyone ___s on the phone. Everyone listens on the phone.
8. The _______ rings.
9. She says _______. She hangs up the phone.
11. He loves ______ mom and dad. She loves her mom and dad.
13. Call your _______ on Mother's Day.
Down:
2. The phone _______s.
3. She _______es talking. She says goodbye.
4. He _______ s for the bus. He _______s for 10 minutes.
6. _______...Talk, talk, talk....Finish talking....Goodbye.
8. I am a nice ___. My mom is a nice _______ too.
10. I have two pencils. One pencil is yellow. The _______ one is
green.
12. He _______ s hello. She _______ s goodbye.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

again finishing goodbye hang hear other people (2<) person


phone ringing wait

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25. Car in a Car Wash

25. She sits in the car. Her dad drives the car. He drives
to a car wash. The car goes through the car wash. Water
sprays onto the car. Soap sprays onto the car. Soft brushes
scrub the car. More water sprays onto the car. The car is
clean. Men dry the car with clean rags. The car is dry. 0.0
VOCABULARY

brushes ....................... scrub ...........................


clean........................... soap ............................
drive ........................... soft .............................
dry.............................. spray ...........................
more ........................... through .......................
onto............................ wash ..........................
rags ............................ with ............................

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25. Car in a Car Wash
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She sits in the car. Her _______ drives the car. He drives to
_______ car wash. The car goes through _______ car wash.
Water sprays onto the _______ . Soap sprays onto the car.
Soft _______ scrub the car. More water sprays _______ the
car. The car is clean. _______ dry the car with clean rags.
_______ car is dry.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

. she in car the sits

......................................................................................
dad drives . car her the

......................................................................................
. the sprays water onto car

......................................................................................
scrub car the . brushes

......................................................................................
with . dries the car the man rags

......................................................................................
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Across:
2. Soft brushes _______ the car clean.
4. Wash your hands with water and _______ .
5. The bathroom is dirty. Please _______ it.
6. Wash the dishes. Then _______ the dishes.
7. _______ your hands before you eat.
8. Have a seat. _______ down right here.
9. A rock is hard. A pillow is _______ .
10. _______ love women. Women love _______ .
11. Use a towel or clean _______ to dry the car.
Down:
1. Money comes. Money _______es.
2. He _______ s water onto the dirty car with a hose.
3. Soft _______ scrub the car. Tooth_______ scrub your teeth.
5. He has a truck. I have a _______ .
6. My dad _______s his car to work.
7. Eat food. Drink _______ .
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
brushes clean drive dry more onto rags scrub soap soft spray
through wash with

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26. Monkeys
at the Zoo

26. She goes to the zoo. There are many animals at the
zoo. She likes the monkeys. They have funny faces. They
have long tails. They jump around a lot. She goes to the
monkey cage. There are six monkeys in the cage. She
looks at them. She waves to them. She says hello to them.
0.5
VOCABULARY

animal......................... likes ............................


around ........................ long ............................
cage ............................ many...........................
face............................. tail..............................
funny.......................... wave ...........................
jump ........................... zoo..............................

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26. Monkeys at the Zoo
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She goes to the zoo. There _______ many animals at the zoo. She
_______ the monkeys. They have funny faces. _______ have long
tails. They jump around _______ lot. She goes to the monkey
_______ . There are six monkeys in the _______ . She looks at
them. She waves _______ them. She says hello to them.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

there . many at zoo are animals the

......................................................................................
the likes monkeys she .

......................................................................................
tails they . long have

......................................................................................
the cage . in monkeys six are there

......................................................................................
she waves the monkeys . to

......................................................................................

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Across:
1. She has short hair. I have _______ hair.
3. She _______s at the monkeys with her hand.
4. Monkeys have long _______.
7. The monkeys are in a _______ at the zoo.
8. She _______s hello to the monkeys.
10. _______ are fun and funny. They have long tails.
11. The _______ has many animals.
12. She _______s at the monkeys in the cage.
14. I know a _______ joke.
Down:
1. A _______ of animals are in the zoo.
2. Monkeys have _______ faces. They make you laugh.
5. Monkeys, dogs, and cats are _______.
6. There are _______ fish in the sea.
9. Monkeys jump up and down. They jump _______.
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13. He _______s up and down.

Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

.............................................................................................

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.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
animal around cage face funny jump likes long many tail
wave zoo

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27. He Is a Chocolate Lover

27. He loves chocolate. He loves milk chocolate. He loves


dark chocolate. He eats chocolate candy bars. He eats
chocolate fudge. He eats chocolate chip cookies. He eats
chocolate cake. He eats chocolate cupcakes. He eats
chocolate ice cream. He eats chocolate pudding. He
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drinks chocolate milk. He eats chocolate every day.
Chocolate is the best! 5.0

VOCABULARY

bar .............................. cupcake .......................


best............................. dark.............................
cake ............................ drink ...........................
candy .......................... every ...........................
chip............................. fudge ...........................
chocolate ..................... love ............................
cream .......................... pudding .......................

27. He Is a Chocolate Lover


Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

He loves chocolate. He loves milk _______ . He loves dark


chocolate. He eats _______ candy bars. He eats chocolate fudge.
_______ eats chocolate chip cookies. He eats _______ cake. He
eats chocolate cupcakes. He _______ chocolate ice cream. He eats
chocolate _______ . He drinks chocolate milk. He eats _______
every day. Chocolate is the best!

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.
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loves chocolate . dark he

.....................................................................................
candy chocolate he bars eats .

.....................................................................................
he every chocolate day eats .

.....................................................................................
drinks milk he . chocolate

.....................................................................................
chocolate the . best likes he

.....................................................................................

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Across:
2. Everyone loves to eat ___. Everyone loves _______ candy.
3. Warm chocolate _______ is a tasty dessert.
5. M&M's are a popular _____. Baby Ruth is a popular ___ bar.
8. Chocolate ice _______ is delicious on a hot day.
10. He _______ s chocolate milk.
11. She _______ s dark chocolate. She hates milk chocolate.
12. Turn on the light. It's _______ in here.
13. Monkey cages have _______. Everyone loves candy ___.
Down:
1. Chocolate has the ______ taste. Medicine has the worst taste.
2. _______ are little cakes. They are delicious.
4. I like chocolate chip _______ . They are delicious.
6. _______ is a soft candy.
7. _______ cream is cold and delicious.
9. _______ comes from cows. It is a healthy drink.

Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

.............................................................................................

Word Search
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Find the words, words Over or down.
bar best cake candy chip chocolate cream cupcake dark
drink every fudge love pudding

28. The Circus Is in Town

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28. She loves the circus. The circus has elephants.
Elephants are so big. The circus has tigers. Tigers are so
pretty. The circus has clowns. Clowns are funny. They
drive funny cars. They wear funny costumes. They have
funny faces. They make her laugh. The circus is in town
this week. She tells her dad and her mom. 1.8
VOCABULARY

circus .......................... funny ..........................


clown .......................... laugh ...........................
costume ....................... pretty ..........................
drive ........................... tiger ............................
elephant ..................... town............................
face ............................. week............................

28. The Circus Is in Town


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Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She loves the circus. The circus _______ elephants. Elephants are
so big. The _______ has tigers. Tigers are so pretty. _______
circus has clowns. Clowns are funny. _______ drive funny cars.
They wear funny _______. They have funny faces. They make
_______ laugh. The circus is in town _______ week. She tells her
dad and _______ mom.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

the is in town . circus

.....................................................................................
. big elephants very are
.....................................................................................
. wear costumes funny they

.....................................................................................
they her make laugh .

.....................................................................................
her mom dad tells . she her and

.....................................................................................

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Across:
4. Lions and _______ are big cats. They are in the circus.
6. The _______ has animals and clowns. The ___ is fun.
8. Kids _______ to go to the circus. They hate to go to bed.
9. A _______ is a small city.
11. People like _______ things. They like to laugh.
13. _______ are the biggest animals on land.
Down:
1. Trucks are bigger than _______.
2. An elephant is ___. It is ______ ger than all other animals.
3. She _______s her car to the beach.
5. Birds and flowers are _______ .Weeds are ugly.
6. A circus has elephants and ___. The _______ are funny.
7. Clowns wear funny ______s. Big shoes are part of their __s.
10. There are 52 _______s in a year. There are 7 days in a ___.
11. Clowns have funny __. They have big noses. They paint their ___.
12. My ___ loves my mom. She loves him. They are my parents.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
circus clown costume drive elephant face funny laugh pretty
tiger town week

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29. Is There Life on the Moon?

29. The moon is in the sky. He looks at the moon. It is


round and white. It is bright. It has mountains. It has
valleys. It has rocks. It has dirt. He thinks about the
moon. He wonders about it. Maybe there is water on the
moon. Maybe tiny animals live on the moon. Is there an
astronaut walking around up there? He dreams that one
day he will set his foot on the moon. 0.3
VOCABULARY

animal ......................... mountain .....................


around......................... rock.............................
astronaut ..................... round ..........................
bright .......................... sky ..............................
dirt ............................. valley ..........................
dream ......................... white ...........................
moon .......................... wonder ........................
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29. Is There Life on the Moon?
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.
The moon is in the sky. _______ looks at the moon. It is _______
and white. It is bright. It _______ mountains. It has valleys. It
has _______. It has dirt. He thinks about _______ moon. He
wonders about it. Maybe _______ is water on the moon. Maybe
_______ animals live on the moon. Is there an ____________
walking around up there? He _______ that one day he
will set his _______ on the moon.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

moon the sky . is in the

.....................................................................................
moon . the he at looks
.....................................................................................
the he about thinks moon .

.....................................................................................
on is ? there the water moon

.....................................................................................
? there on the animals moon are
.....................................................................................
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Across:
4. He sees the _______ at night in the sky. It is big and white.
6. _______ tiny animals live on the moon.
9. I _______ about the moon. Maybe it has life.
10. An ant is _______. An elephant is big.
12. _______ are between mountains. Rivers are in ___.
13. Grass grows in _______. Soil is ___.
14. _______ and plants are all over the world.
Down:
1. He _______ s in New York City.
2. The ocean and the _______ are blue. The moon is in the ___.
3. The sun and the moon are _______. A box is square.
5. The moon is usually _______. The sun is usually yellow.
6. Valleys are between ___. _______ are high.
7. _______ are hard. Mountains have many ___.
8. The sun is ______ in the daytime. It lights up the whole sky.
11. I _______ about many things every day. Teach you to ___.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
animal around astronaut bright dirt dream moon mountain
rock round sky valley white wonder

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30. A Penny Collector

30. She collects pennies. She likes pennies. She likes their
color. They are brown. They are shiny brown. They are dull
brown. Pennies are everywhere. She finds them on the
sidewalk. She picks them up. She takes them home. She
puts them in a jar. She has a big jar. It is full of pennies.
0.8
VOCABULARY

brown .......................... full ..............................


collect ......................... jar ...............................
collector ...................... like..............................
color............................ penny ..........................
dull ............................. shiny ...........................
everywhere .................. sidewalk.......................
find ............................. take.............................

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30. A Penny Collector
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She collects pennies. She likes pennies. _______ likes their color.
They are brown. _______ are shiny brown. They are dull _______.
Pennies are everywhere. She finds them _______ the sidewalk.
She picks them up. _______ takes them home. She puts them
_______ a jar. She has a big _______. It is full of pennies.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

brown are . they shiny

.....................................................................................
the finds . sidewalk she on them

.....................................................................................
she home . them takes

.....................................................................................
. has she jar a big

.....................................................................................
pennies the full jar is of .
.....................................................................................
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Across:
1. A new penny is _______. It is bright.
3. A penny is small. A quarter is _______.
6. Pennies are like ants. They are _______.
7. She ______s pennies on the sidewalk. She takes them home.
9. The _______ of a penny is brown.
10. _______ your books with you to school.
11. People walk on the _______. It's next to the street.
13. Her jar is _______ of pennies.
14. She _______ s her pennies in a big jar at home.
Down:
2. ___ is where the heart is. Children go _______ after school.
3. A dime is silver. A penny is _______.
4. Peanut butter comes in a plastic ___. Take the lid off the ___.
5. Some people collect nickels. Some people collect _______.
8. A coin _______ or _______s coins.
12. A new penny is shiny. An old penny is _______.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
brown collect collector color dull everywhere find full jar like
penny shiny sidewalk take

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31. Red Trees and Red Cats

31. He likes to color. He colors with his crayons. His


crayon box has many crayons. Each crayon is a different
color. He opens his coloring book. His favorite color is red.
He colors the trees dark red. He colors the cats light red.
He colors the sidewalks medium red. His mom buys extra
red crayons for him. 3.9
VOCABULARY

box ............................. extra............................


buy ............................. favorite ........................
color............................ light ............................
crayon ......................... medium........................
dark ............................ sidewalk.......................
different ...................... tree .............................
each ............................ with ............................
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31. Red Trees and Red Cats
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

He likes to color. He colors _______ his crayons. His crayon box


has _______ crayons. Each crayon is a different _______. He opens
his coloring book. His _______ color is red. He colors the _______
dark red. He colors the cats _______ red. He colors the sidewalks
medium _______. His mom buys extra red crayons _______ him.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

crayons in the there are many box .

.....................................................................................
crayon has different a . color each

.....................................................................................
opens he his book . coloring

.....................................................................................
red colors trees the he . dark
.....................................................................................
his mom him for crayons . buys

.....................................................................................

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Across:
1. There are cardboard _______es and plastic _______es.
3. Kids color in their coloring books with colored _______s.
5. People walk on a _______ next to the street.
8. My _______ flavor is chocolate. I love chocolate!
9. Red is a _______.Blue is a _______.Green is a _______.
10. I have an _______ red crayon. You can have it.
12. _______ red, dark red, and medium red.
13. At night, it is _______ outside.
Down:
1. His mom _______s crayons for him at the store.
2. Birds and squirrels live in _______s.
4. Red and blue are ___ colors. Cats and dogs are ___ animals.
6. _______ is in the middle. Light red, _______ red, dark red.
7. Kids color in a coloring ___. People read ___s and magazines.
11. A fire engine is _______.A stoplight is _______. A stop sign
is _______.and white..
GooD News Scribe eBook Page 46 of 46
Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
box buy color crayon dark different each extra favorite light
medium sidewalk tree with

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32. Comics in the Newspaper

32. She opens the newspaper. She turns the page. She
turns another page. She finds the comics. She likes the
comics. They are fun to read. They are easy to read. They
are pictures with words. The pictures are pretty.
Sometimes they are in color. She looks at the pictures.
She reads the words. 1.6

VOCABULARY

another........................ pretty ..........................


comic .......................... read.............................
easy ............................ sometimes ....................
newspaper ................... everytime ....................
page ............................ turn.............................
picture......................... word ............................

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32. Comics in the Newspaper
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She opens the newspaper. She turns _______ page. She turns
another page. She _______ the comics. She likes the comics.
_______ are fun to read. They are _______ to read. They are
pictures with _______. The pictures are pretty. Sometimes they
_______ in color. She looks at the _______. She reads the words.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

opens newspaper she . the

.....................................................................................
the likes . comics she

.....................................................................................
words they . pictures with are
.....................................................................................
are read . they easy to

.....................................................................................
words she the . reads
.....................................................................................

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Across:
1. I'm still hungry. I want _______ hot dog, please.
6. Letters make _______. _______ make sentences.
7. The _______ are picture stories in the newspaper.
8. Riding a roller coaster is _______.
9. People _______ comics, newspapers, magazines, and books.
10. She _______s to read the comics. They are fun to read.
12. She ___s the comics. Everyone ___s newspapers and books.
13. Sometimes comics are in _______.
14. Pictures are _______. Little girls are ___. Flowers are ___.
Down:
2. Read the ___ for today's news.
3. _______ the page. Then _______ the next page.
4. The pictures make comics _______ and fun to read.
5. A _______ is a drawing, a painting, or a photo.
10. She _______s at the pretty pictures.
11. She turns the _______s of the newspaper.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
another comic easy newspaper page picture pretty read
sometimes everytime turn word

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33. Bright Stars in the Night Sky

33. It is nighttime. The sky is black. There are tiny lights


in the sky. They are stars. There are many stars. She looks
all over the sky. She sees stars everywhere. A few stars are
big. Most stars are small. She counts the stars. She counts
86 stars. She tells her mom. 0.1
VOCABULARY

all ............................... night ...........................


big .............................. nighttime .....................
black ........................... over.............................
bright .......................... sky ..............................
count .......................... small ...........................
everywhere .................. star .............................
light ............................ tiny .............................
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33. Bright Stars in the Night Sky
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

It is nighttime. The sky is _______. There are tiny lights in the


_______. They are stars. There are many _______. She looks all
over the sky. _______ sees stars everywhere. A few stars _______
big. Most stars are small. She _______ the stars. She counts 86
stars. _______ tells her mom.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

. sky are stars the there many in

.....................................................................................
the looks she sky all over .

.....................................................................................
are . most small stars

.....................................................................................
the she counts . stars
.....................................................................................
stars sky there are night . the bright in

.....................................................................................

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Across:
2. _______ from one to ten. 1...2...3...4...5...
5. The sky is ___ at nighttime. The sky is blue in the daytime.
6. Look up in the _______. See the birds. See the clouds.
7. _______ people are nice. A few people are mean.
8. _______ me a story. _______ me your name.
11. Ants are _______. Stars are _______.
12. At night, you can see the moon and many _______.
Down:
1. ___ at the moon. Some people see a man's face in the moon.
3. _______ is darker than daytime.
4. You can see _______ stars at night.
6. I look up. I _______ the moon and the stars.
7. My _______ loves me. She loves my dad too.
8. Ants are _______. Elephants are huge.
9. Turn the _______ out when you go to bed.
10. A _______ stars are big and bright. Most stars are tiny.
GooD News Scribe eBook Page 54 of 54
Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
all big black bright count everywhere light night nighttime
over sky small star tiny

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34. A Water Fountain in the Park

34. It is summertime. The park has many trees. It has a


baseball field. It has a water fountain. The water is cool.
Kids play in the water fountain. Their feet get wet. Their
clothes get wet. They sit down in the fountain. They run
around in the fountain. They splash in the fountain. They
have fun. 1.3
VOCABULARY

baseball ....................... run ..............................


cool............................. sit ...............................
field ............................ splash ..........................
foot............................. summertime .................
fountain ...................... tree .............................
kid .............................. water ...........................
park ............................ wet..............................
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34. A Water Fountain in the Park
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

It is summertime. The park has _______ trees. It has a baseball


field. _______ has a water fountain. The water _______ cool. Kids
play in the water _______. Their feet get wet. Their clothes
_______ wet. They sit down in the _______. They run around in
the fountain. _______ splash in the fountain. They have _______.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

park a the baseball field . has

.....................................................................................
has a fountain . it water

.....................................................................................
. fountain kids the play in
.....................................................................................
wet feet . get their

.....................................................................................
they the . in splash fountain
.....................................................................................

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Across:
2. Please _______ down in this chair.
3. Let's _______ a game. People _______ sports.
4. People and animals drink _______.
8. Put on your ___ in the morning. Take off your ___ at night.
9. Kids play in and _______ around the water fountain.
10. A baseball _______ has grass, dirt, and a fence.
12. _______ is hot. Wintertime is cold.
Down:
1. Many city parks have a water _______.
2. Kids jump up and down and _______ in the water.
3. New York City has many ___s. Central ___ has lots of trees.
5. A _______ bat. A _______ field. A _______ game.
6. _______ water feels good in summertime.
7. _______ are home for squirrels and birds.
10. One foot has 5 toes. Two _______ have 10 toes.
11. Rain makes everything _______. Nothing is dry.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
baseball cool field foot fountain kid park run sit splash
summertime tree water wet

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35. She Feeds Her Cats

35. She has two cats. One cat is black. The other cat is
white. The black cat's name is Blacky. The white cat's
name is Whitey. She feeds her cats. She puts their food in
dishes. She puts each dish on the floor. She calls her cats.
They come into the kitchen. They eat the food. She gives
them Whiskas. They love to eat Whiskas. 0.0
VOCABULARY

Blacky ......................... floor ............................


call.............................. food.............................
come ........................... kitchen ........................
dishes.......................... other ...........................
each ............................ they ............................
eat .............................. Whitey .........................
feed............................. Whiskas .......................
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35. She Feeds Her Cats
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She has two cats. One cat _______ black. The other cat is white.
_______ black cat’s name is Blacky. The _______ cat’s name is
Whitey. She feeds _______ cats. She puts their food in _______.
She puts each dish on the _______. She calls her cats. They come
_______ the kitchen. They eat the food. She gives them Whiskas.
They love to eat Whiskas.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

black her . cat is

.....................................................................................
cats feeds her she .
.....................................................................................
puts the . she dishes food in

.....................................................................................
into . come the kitchen they

.....................................................................................
food they eat the . Love Whiskas they .
.....................................................................................
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Across:
1. She _______s food in the dishes. He ______s on his clothes.
3. A _______ eye. A _______ cat. A _______board.
5. _______ here. Go there.
6. _______ all your vegetables. Drink all your milk.
9. The dishes for the cats are on the kitchen _______.
10. The black cat's _______ is Blacky.
12. The cats' food _______ are on the floor.
13. One cat is black. The _______ cat is white.
Down:
2. She has _______ cats. Their names are Blacky and Whitey.
4. The cats' dishes are on the _______ floor.
5. She _____s one cat Blacky. She ___s the other one Whitey.
7. She puts _______ in the cats' dishes.
8. Dogs chase cars and _______.
9. She _______s her cats on the kitchen floor.
11. An Oreo cookie is black and ___. A panda bear is black and _.
GooD News Scribe eBook Page 62 of 62
Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
Blacky call come dishes each eat feed floor food kitchen
other they Whitey Whiskas

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36. He Builds a Snowman

36. It is a winter day. It is cold outside. The snow falls. It


covers the ground. Snow falls for six hours. Finally it
stops. He puts on his heavy jacket. He goes outside. He
builds a snowman. It is a fat snowman. It is a tall
snowman. He goes back inside. His mom gives him hot
chokolate. 1.0
VOCABULARY

build ........................... inside ..........................


cold............................. jacket ..........................
cover ........................... outside ........................
day.............................. snow............................
fall .............................. snowman......................
finally ......................... stop.............................
heavy .......................... winter..........................
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36. He Builds a Snowman
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

t is a winter day. It _______ cold outside. The snow falls. It


_______ the ground. Snow falls for six _______. Finally it stops.
He puts on _______ heavy jacket. He goes outside. He _______ a
snowman. It is a fat _______. It is a tall snowman. He _______
back inside. His mom gives him hot chocolate.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

. winter is day it a

.....................................................................................
covers the . snow the ground

.....................................................................................
heavy on he puts his . jacket

.....................................................................................
snowman it a . is tall back he goes inside
.

.....................................................................................
gives mom his him chocolate hot .
.....................................................................................

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Across:
1. There are 60 minutes in one _______.
5. A _____ has a carrot for a nose. Kids make a __ from snow.
6. A basketball player is _______. A jockey is short.
8. It's _______ in the winter. It's hot in the summer.
10. A _______ jacket keeps you warm.
11. Snow _______s from the sky.
13. Snow falls onto the _______.
14. Spring, summer, fall, _______.
Down:
2. Put on a heavy jacket. It's cold _______.
3. Come ___. It's cold outside.
4. A snowman is always _______. A snowman is never thin.
7. He _______s a snowman from the snow.
8. The snow falls for hours. It _______s the ground.
9. Put on a heavy _______. It keeps you warm outside.
12. It rains in the springtime. It _______s in the wintertime.
GooD News Scribe eBook Page 66 of 66
Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
build cold cover day fall finally heavy inside jacket outside
snow snowman stop winter

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37. She Swims Every Day

37. She is a good swimmer. Her school has a swim team.


She is on the swim team. She practices every day. She
swims in the pool every day. She swims two hours every
day. She is a strong swimmer. She wins races. She wants
to swim in the Olympics. She wants to swim for her
country. 1.3
VOCABULARY

country........................ school ..........................


every ........................... strong..........................
hours........................... swim............................
Olympics ...................... swimmer ......................
pool ............................ team ............................
practice ....................... wants...........................
races ........................... wins ............................

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37. She Swims Every Day
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She is a good swimmer. Her _______ has a swim team. She is


_______ the swim team. She practices every _______. She swims
in the pool every _______. She swims two hours every day.
_______ is a strong swimmer. She wins _______. She wants to
swim in the _______. She wants to swim for her _______.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

has . team the swim a school

.....................................................................................
the she . swims pool in

.....................................................................................
good is she swimmer a .
.....................................................................................
two day a hours she swims .

.....................................................................................
Olympics . wants she the to swim in
.....................................................................................

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Across:
1. A _______ swims in a pool.
5. He has big muscles. He is a _______ man.
8. She _______s every day. She gets better. ___ makes her better.
10. People swim in a swimming _______.
11. Lose or _______.
13. There are eleven players on a football _______.
14. She practices every _______.
Down:
2. She _______s to swim for her country.
3. The Summer _____ and the Winter ___ happen every 4 years.
4. There are 24 _______s in a day.
5. Kids go to _______ five days a week.
6. She _______s in the pool every day.
7. She practices swimming _______ day.
9. She wants to swim for her _______ in the Olympics.
12. She wins _______s. She loses _______s.
GooD News Scribe eBook Page 70 of 70
Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
country every hours Olympics pool practice races school
strong swim swimmer team wants wins

GooD News Scribe eBook Page 71 of 71


38. She Rides Her Skateboard

38. She looks at her skateboard. It is almost 3 feet long. It


has four plastic wheels. It is about 6 inches wide. She
loves her skateboard. It takes her everywhere. It takes her
to school. It takes her to dance class. It takes her to her
friend's house. It takes her home. 1.1
VOCABULARY

almost ......................... love .............................


dance .......................... plastic..........................
everywhere .................. ride .............................
friend .......................... takes ...........................
house .......................... skateboard ...................
inch ............................ wheel...........................
long ............................ wide ............................

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38. She Rides Her Skateboard
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She looks at her skateboard. It _______ almost 3 feet long. It has


_______ plastic wheels. It is about 6 _______ wide. She loves her
skateboard. It _______ her everywhere. It takes her to _______. It
takes her to dance class. _______ takes her to her friend’s house.
_______ takes her home.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

is the long . three feet skateboard

.....................................................................................
plastic it . wheels has four

.....................................................................................
six . is it wide inches
.....................................................................................
school her to takes . skateboard the

.....................................................................................
she likes skateboard . her
.....................................................................................

GooD News Scribe eBook Page 73 of 73


Across:
2. His _______ has 3 bedrooms.
4. I talk to my best _______ every day.
5. They play music in my dance _______ at school.
7. A skateboard has four _______s.
10. Kids go to _______ Monday through Friday.
12. She _______s her skateboard. She uses it every day.
14. There are 12 _______es in a foot.
15. She takes her skateboard ___–school, dance class, her friend.
Down:
1. They play music in my ___ class.
3. She rides her ___ to school. She locks it in her locker at school.
6. Her skateboard has four _______ wheels.
8. She goes _______ after school.
9. Her skateboard is _______ 3 feet long. It is 33 inches long.
11. She has _______ hair. Her best friend has short hair.
13. Her skateboard is almost 3 feet long and about 6 inches
_______.
GooD News Scribe eBook Page 74 of 74
Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
almost dance everywhere friend house inch long love plastic
ride takes skateboard wheel wide

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39. He Gets a Weekly Allowance

39. He gets an allowance. He gets $5 a week. His dad gives


it to him. His dad gives $5 to him every Friday. He spends
his allowance every weekend. He usually spends it on
Friday night. He spends it at the mall. He spends it on ice
cream. He buys three scoops of vanilla ice cream. 2.1
VOCABULARY

allowance..................... mall.............................
buy ............................. scoop ...........................
cream .......................... spend...........................
every ........................... usually.........................
Friday .......................... vanilla .........................
give............................. weekend ......................
ice............................... weekly .........................

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39. He Gets a Weekly Allowance
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

He gets an allowance. He gets _______ a week. His dad gives it


_______ him. His dad gives $5 to _______ every Friday. He spends
his allowance _______ weekend. He usually spends it on _______
night. He spends it at the _______. He spends it on ice cream.
_______ buys three scoops of vanilla ice _______.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

every his gets week . allowance he

.....................................................................................
dad five dollars Friday gives him his . every

.....................................................................................
every allowance he . spends his weekend
.....................................................................................
his the . he five dollars spends mall at

.....................................................................................
vanilla cream he . buys ice some
.....................................................................................

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Across:
2. He _______s his allowance on ice cream.
5. His dad gives him an _______ of $5 a week.
7. _______ well. ___ over it. ___ going. He ___s an allowance.
10. People like to shop at the shopping _______.
11. I like chocolate _______ cream.
12. The _______ is Saturday and Sunday. The weekdays are
Monday through Friday.
13. I always go to bed at 10 p.m. I _______ get up at 8 a.m..
Down:
1. Give me two _______s of ice cream, please. Each ___ is $1.
3. I spend money _______ day.
4. I like chocolate ice cream better than _______ ice cream.
6. He goes to bed every _______.
7. His dad _______s him an allowance of $5 every week.
8. Thursday, _______. Saturday.
9. I like ice __. You like ice _______ cream. We all like ice __.
GooD News Scribe eBook Page 78 of 78
Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.
allowance buy cream every Friday give ice mall scoop spend
usually vanilla weekend weekly

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40. She Plays Basketball

40. She plays basketball. She plays basketball almost every


day. There is a basketball court in the park. The park is
near her house. She goes to the park after school. She
plays with the boys. She is a good player. She makes a lot
of shots. She scores a lot of points. 1.4

VOCABULARY

after ............................ player ..........................


almost ......................... point ...........................
basketball .................... school ..........................
court ........................... score............................
near ............................ shot.............................
park ............................ there ...........................
play............................. with ............................

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40. She Plays Basketball
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She plays basketball. She plays basketball _______ every day.


There is a basketball _______ in the park. The park is _______ her
house. She goes to the _______ after school. She plays with the
_______. She is a good player. She _______ a lot of shots. She
scores _______ lot of points.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

day basketball . every she plays

.....................................................................................
the is park a in basketball court there .

.....................................................................................
. near park her house the is
.....................................................................................
good . player a she basketball is

.....................................................................................
a . lot of scores she points
.....................................................................................

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Across:
3. She goes to the park after _______. Her teachers teach her at
_______.
6. She scores a lot of ___s. A basketball shot = 2 ___s or 3 ___s.
7. She makes a _______ of shots and scores a ______ of points.
9. _______ players shoot at the baskets on a _______ court.
12. She is a good _______. She is a basketball _______. She
plays basketball.
Down:
1. That is a good _______. She makes a lot of _______s.
2. She is a _______ shooter. Her sister is a bad shooter.
4. She plays basketball on a basketball _______.
5. Her _______ has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
8. She plays basketball almost every _______.
9. She plays basketball with the _______s, not the girls.
10. She plays basketball almost _______ day.
11. The basketball court is in the _______ near her house.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

after almost basketball court near park play player point


school score shot there with

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41. Everyone Loves Babies

41. Babies cry. Babies smile. Babies drool. They look at


everything. They look at everyone. They kick their feet in
the air. They make fists with their hands. Babies are
curious. They put everything into their mouths. They ride
around in baby strollers. They get a lot of attention. They
have an easy life. 2.9
VOCABULARY

around......................... fist ..............................


attention ..................... kick .............................
cry .............................. life ..............................
curious ........................ mouth..........................
drool ........................... ride .............................
easy ............................ smile ...........................
everyone...................... stroller.........................

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41. Everyone Loves Babies
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

Babies cry. Babies smile. Babies drool. _______ look at everything.


They look at _______. They kick their feet in the _______. They
make fists with their hands. _______ are curious. They put
everything into _______ mouths. They ride around in baby
_______. They get a lot of attention. _______ have an easy life.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

they everything . look at

.....................................................................................
in the air feet . babies kick their

.....................................................................................
mouths everything put . into their babies
.....................................................................................
of lot attention . a they get

.....................................................................................
life easy an . they have
.....................................................................................

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Across:
2. Open your _______ to talk and eat.
4. A fan blows the ___. I have an ___ conditioner in my room.
6. I wear socks and shoes on my _______.
8. Babies _______. Spit comes out of their mouths.
9. A baby _______s in a baby stroller.
10. Soccer players ___ a ball.
12. A _______ rides in a stroller.
13. Babies and kittens are _______. They examine everything.
14. Babies look at everyone and _______.
Down:
1. Babies laugh and _______ when they are happy.
3. My 10 fingers are on my 2 _______s.
5. Babies _______ with their eyes. They see many things.
7. _______ drinks water and eats food.
11. Make a _______ out of your hand and punch the bag.
13. Babies _______ when they are hungry, thirsty, or unhappy.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

around attention cry curious drool easy everyone fist kick


life mouth ride smile stroller

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42. He Rides an Old Bicycle

42. He looks at his bicycle. It is an old bike. It is three


years old. The paint is scratched. The fenders are dented.
The seat is torn. The chain is rusty. He has to put on new
tires. But it is a good bike. He has a good time on his
bike. It is fun to ride. He rides it almost every day. 0.3

VOCABULARY

almost ......................... paint ...........................


bicycle ......................... ride .............................
bike............................. rusty............................
chain ........................... scratch.........................
dented......................... seat .............................
fender ......................... tires.............................
fun.............................. torn.............................
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42. He Rides an Old Bicycle
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

He looks at his bicycle. It _______ an old bike. It is three _______


old. The paint is scratched. The _______ are dented. The seat is
torn. _______ chain is rusty. He has to put on new tires. But it is
_______ good bike. He has a good _______ on his bike. It is fun
_______ ride. He rides it almost every _______.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

. rides old an he bicycle

.....................................................................................
three old bike is years . the

.....................................................................................
bike is it good a .
.....................................................................................
bike rides the . he every day

.....................................................................................
. he time good has a
.....................................................................................

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Across:
2. Kids ride tricycles and _______s.
4. Hello. _______bye. This is a _______ book.
5. I _______ my bike to school.
8. It's _______ to ride my bike. I have a good time on my bike.
9. My pants are ___. They are ripped.
12. Sit on the bicycle _______.
13. He ___s his house every five years. He _______s it white.
14. Put some oil on your bicycle _______.
14. Babies look at everyone and _______.
Down:
1. I am 10 _______s old.
2. My younger sister rides a trike. I ride a ___.
3. _______ at me. I have a red hat on my head.
6. The fenders are _______ed on my bike. They are damaged.
7. I _______ when I itch.
10. My bicycle chain is ___. It needs oil.
11. I go to school five _______s a week.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

almost bicycle bike chain dented fender fun paint ride rusty
scratch seat tires torn

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43. Ants in the Kitchen

43. She watches the ants. They are very small. There are
very many of them. They are in the kitchen sink. They are
thirsty. They drink the drops of water. The drops are on
the bottom of the sink. She turns on the faucet. Water
flows into the sink. The ants go down the drain. 1.1
VOCABULARY

ants............................. many ...........................


bottom ........................ sink .............................
drain ........................... small ...........................
drops ........................... thirsty .........................
faucet.......................... turns ...........................
flow............................. very.............................
kitchen ........................ watch ..........................
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43. Ants in the Kitchen
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She watches the ants. They are _______ small. There are very
many of _______. They are in the kitchen sink. _______ are
thirsty. They drink the drops _______ water. The drops are on the
_______ of the sink. She turns on _______ faucet. Water flows
into the sink. _______ ants go down the drain.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

. very small ants are

.....................................................................................
kitchen sink the they in . are

.....................................................................................
of the they drops . water drink
.....................................................................................
faucet on . she the turns

.....................................................................................
the drain down ants the go .
.....................................................................................

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Across:
3. The _______ of the hill. The top of the hill.
6. Ants are very _______. Elephants are very big.
7. She _______es the ants. She sees them.
9. Walk up the hill. Walk _______ the hill.
13. I am _______. I need some water.
14. _______ some water.
15. Water goes down the _______ of the kitchen sink.
Down:
1. Rain___s. _______s of water are on the bottom of the sink.
2. The refrigerator is in the _______.
4. _______ people live in New York City.
5. Turn on the _______. Water comes out of the _______.
8. An _______ is a tiny insect.
10. People and animals drink _______.
11. There is a drain in the kitchen _______.
12. _______ on the faucet.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

ants bottom drain drops faucet flow kitchen many sink small
thirsty turns very watch

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44. A Popsicle House

44. He builds a house. He uses popsicle sticks. He uses


glue. He glues one stick to another. He builds a kitchen.
He builds a living room. He builds a bedroom. He builds a
bathroom. He builds a garage. He adds a roof. He paints
the house white. He shows the house to his dad. 0.7
VOCABULARY

add ............................. kitchen ........................


bathroom ..................... paint ...........................
bedroom ...................... popsicle .......................
build ........................... roof .............................
garage ......................... show............................
glue............................. sticks...........................
house .......................... uses.............................

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44. A Popsicle House
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

He builds a house. He uses _______ sticks. He uses glue. He glues


_______ stick to another. He builds a _______. He builds a living
room. He _______ a bedroom. He builds a bathroom. _______
builds a garage. He adds a _______. He paints the house white. He
_______ the house to his dad.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

the a house is in . there kitchen

.....................................................................................
to glues . one he stick another

.....................................................................................
garage the a . there is in car
.....................................................................................
he the . paints white house

.....................................................................................
he his shows the . house dad to
.....................................................................................

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Across:
3. Carpenters _______ a house.
4. A _______ is on a stick. A ___ is cold, sweet, and delicious.
5. You hold a popsicle with a _______.
6. The top of a house is the _______.
8. A house has many _______s. It has a living __ and a bath_.
9. My TV is in the _______ room.
12. My house has three bedrooms and two _______s.
13. Black and _______. A bride wears _______.
Down:
1. My friend lives in an apartment. I live in a _______.
2. The microwave and refrigerator are in the _______.
3. My bed is in the _______ of my house.
7. _______ makes things stick together.
10. I park my car in my _______ at night.
11. Please _______ me how to build a popsicle house.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

add bathroom bedroom build garage glue house kitchen paint


popsicle roof show sticks uses

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45. A Boxer Dog Named Duke

45. She has a dog. Her dog is a boxer. It is a male. It is


not a female. His name is Duke. He is five years old. He is
brown all over. He has a short tail. He weighs about 50
pounds. He snores when he sleeps. She feeds him twice a
day. She feeds him breakfast. She feeds him dinner. 0.0
VOCABULARY

boxer........................... pound ..........................


breakfast...................... short ...........................
brown .......................... sleep............................
dinner ......................... snore ...........................
feed............................. tail ..............................
female ......................... twice ...........................
male ............................ weigh ..........................

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45. A Boxer Dog Named Duke
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She has a dog. Her dog _______ a boxer. It is a male. It is not a


female. _______ name is Duke. He is five _______ old. He is brown
all over. _______ has a short tail. He weighs _______ 50 pounds.
He snores when he _______. She feeds him twice a day. _______
feeds him breakfast. She feeds him _______.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

she dog . a has male

.....................................................................................
dog years five . is the old

.....................................................................................
tail dog the a has short .
.....................................................................................
dog weighs pounds the 50 .

.....................................................................................
. twice she feeds him a day
.....................................................................................

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Across:
2. Dirt is _______. Grass is green.
3. A _______ is a type of dog. Also, a_______ is a fighter.
5. A man is _______. A woman is _______.
6. _______ the dog. It is hungry.
8. _______s and cats are popular pets.
9. The dog wags its _______.
10. My house _______ three bedrooms.
12. She feeds the dog _______ a day.
13. He _______s loudly while he sleeps.
Down:
1. The dog weighs about 50 _______s.
2. _______, lunch, dinner.
4. My dog is a boxer. It _______s about 60 pounds.
7. I _______ about 8 hours every night.
8. She eats breakfast every _______.
11. Some dogs have _______ tails. Some dogs have long tails.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

boxer breakfast brown dinner feed female male pound short


sleep snore tail twice weigh

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46. Two Boys and a Baseball

46. Billy plays catch with a baseball and a baseball glove.


He plays catch with his friend. His friend has a glove too.
Billy throws the ball to his friend. His friend catches the
ball in his glove. His friend throws the ball back to Billy.
Billy catches the ball in his glove. The ball goes back and
forth. Billy throws the ball to the left then to the right.
1.4

VOCABULARY

back ............................ glove ...........................


ball ............................. goes.............................
baseball ....................... left ..............................
catch ........................... play .............................
forth ........................... right ............................
friend .......................... throw...........................

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46. Two Boys and a Baseball
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

Billy plays catch with a baseball _______ a baseball glove. He plays


catch _______ his friend. His friend has a _______ too. Billy
throws the ball to _______ friend. His friend catches the ball
_______ his glove. His friend throws the _______ back to Billy.
Billy catches the _______ in his glove. The ball goes _______ and
forth. Billy throws the ball to the left then to the right.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

baseball he has . a glove

.....................................................................................
to ball friend his throws . the billy
.....................................................................................
catches in glove . his ball his the friend

.....................................................................................
back . ball his friend the throws

.....................................................................................
ball and forth the goes . back

.....................................................................................

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Across:
1. She is my best _______. We do everything together.
2. Let's _______ shopping.
5. Let's _______ catch.
6. _______ the ball to me.
7. I throw the ball to you. You throw it _______ to me.
8. _______, football, and basketball are popular team sports.

Down:
1. He walks back and _______.
3. You throw the ball. I _______ the ball.
4. A baseball player wears a _______ to catch the ball.
7. Base_______, foot_______, basket_______.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

back ball baseball catch forth friend glove goes left play
right throw

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47. The Snow Melts on the Ground

47. It is early afternoon. She looks out the window. She


sees the snow. The snow falls from the sky. There are
many snowflakes. They fall fast. They hit the ground.
They melt on the ground. She is unhappy. She wants to
make a snowman. She wants to make an igloo, dad
promised to help. But there is no snow on the ground. 0.5
VOCABULARY

afternoon..................... melt ............................


early............................ promise........................
fall .............................. sky ..............................
fast ............................. snow............................
ground......................... snowflake.....................
hit .............................. snowman......................
igloo............................ unhappy ......................
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47. The Snow Melts on the Ground
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

It is early afternoon. She looks _______ the window. She sees the
snow. _______ snow falls from the sky. There _______ many
snowflakes. They fall fast. They _______ the ground. They melt on
the _______. She is unhappy. She wants to _______ a snowman.
She wants to _______ an igloo, dad _______ to help. But there is
no _______ on the ground.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

she the out window looks .

.....................................................................................
the snow the from sky falls .
.....................................................................................
. there many snowflakes are fall fast . they

.....................................................................................
melt . on snowflakes the ground

.....................................................................................
to make snowman . wants she a
.....................................................................................
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Across:
4. She is un_______, She is sad.
6. When it snows, _______s fall from the sky.
7. Snow _______s when the weather gets warm.
8. Kids like to build a _______ out of the snow.
12. Good morning. Good _______, Good evening. Good night.
13. Snowflakes fall from the _______,
Down:
1. Raindrops and snowflakes _______ from the sky.
2. I am a _______ runner. You are a slow runner.
3. The leaves on the tree fall on the _______,
5. I _______ you. I hear you.
7. _______ snowflakes fall from the sky.
9. Look out the _______, See the snow on the ground.
10. The snowflakes _______ the ground.
11. I get up _______, You get up late..
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

afternoon early fall fast ground hit igloo melt promise sky
snow snowflake snowman unhappy

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48. An Orange and Black Butterfly

MONARCH
48. He sees a butterfly. It is near a flower. It leaves the
flower. It goes to another flower. He watches the
butterfly. It is pretty. It has orange and black wings. It
has little white spots on the wings. Its wings are thin. He
tries to grab the butterfly. But it flies away. 2.0
VOCABULARY

another........................ little ............................


away ........................... pretty ..........................
butterfly ...................... spot.............................
flower.......................... thin .............................
fly............................... try...............................
grab ............................ watch ..........................
leave ........................... wing ............................
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48. An Orange and Black Butterfly
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

He sees a butterfly. It is _______ a flower. It leaves the flower.


_______ goes to another flower. He watches _______ butterfly. It
is pretty. It has _______ and black wings. It has little _______
spots on the wings. Its wings _______ thin. He tries to grab the
_______. But it flies away.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

. flower butterfly goes the to another

.....................................................................................
butterfly . the watches he

.....................................................................................
spots white . the little wings it on has
.....................................................................................
tries he butterfly . grab the to

.....................................................................................
. away the flies butterfly
.....................................................................................

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Across:
2. A butterfly flies with its _______s. It flaps its _______s.
3. I sit ___ you in class. We both sit far away from the teacher.
4. _______ away. Let's _______ to the store.
5. A newspaper is _______ and white.
6. I can _______ clearly with my glasses.
8. Butterflies and flowers are _______, A cockroach is ugly.
9. I have a _______ money. You have a lot of money.
11. Bees and butterflies land on pretty _______s.
12. _______ is a color. An _______ is a delicious fruit.
Down:
1. This piece of candy is delicious. I want _______ piece.
2. I _______ my favorite TV show every week.
5. A _______ is a beautiful insect. From a caterpillar to a ___.
6. Some butterflies have round _______s on their wings.
7. Most people have _______ teeth. Some have yellow teeth.
10. _______ me alone. _______s fall from trees..
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

another away butterfly flower fly grab leave little pretty


spot thin try watch wing

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49. Camping in the Woods

49. She goes camping. She camps in the woods. She camps
with her family. They set up a tent. It is a big tent. It
sleeps three people. She sleeps with her mom and dad in
the tent. They sit around a campfire at night. The
campfire keeps them warm. They cook food in the
campfire. 0.5
VOCABULARY

around......................... keep ............................


camp ........................... set up ..........................
campfire ...................... sleep............................
cook ............................ tent .............................
family.......................... warm ...........................
food ............................ woods ..........................
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49. Camping in the Woods
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

She goes camping. She camps in _______ woods. She camps with
her family. _______ set up a tent. It is _______ big tent. It sleeps
three people. _______ sleeps with her mom and dad _______ the
tent. They sit around a _______ at night. The campfire keeps them
_______. They cook food in the campfire.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

in . woods she the camps

.....................................................................................
they set . tent a up

.....................................................................................
around a . campfire they sit
.....................................................................................
them keeps campfire the . warm

.....................................................................................
cook in food campfire they . the
.....................................................................................

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Across:
2. A butterfly _______s It flaps its _______s.
3. Bears live in the _______. People camp in the _______.
7. The campers ___ up the tent.
10. A _______ keeps campers warm at night.
11. Many _______ like to go camping.
12. A campfire at _______ keeps people warm and safe.
14. A _______ tent sleeps more people than a little tent.
Down:
2. Give your _______ a big kiss on Mother's Day.
4. People _______ around a campfire at night and talk.
5. She _______s in the woods with her family.
6. _______ and friends are important to everyone.
7. Most people _______ about 8 hours a night.
8. Let's go _______ in the woods.
9. Campers sleep in _______s.
13. She _______es camping with her family and friends.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

............................................................................................

Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

around camp campfire cook family food keep set up sleep


tent warm woods

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50. Ride a Carousel Horse

50. A carousel has big, plastic horses. Each horse is a


different color. She likes the white horse. She gets on the
white horse. It has a black tail. She sits in the saddle. She
holds onto the pole. The music starts. The carousel starts.
It goes round and round. Her horse goes up and down. 1.1
VOCABULARY

carousel ....................... onto ............................


color............................ plastic..........................
different ...................... pole .............................
each ............................ round ..........................
hold ............................ saddle ..........................
horse ........................... start ............................
music .......................... tail ..............................
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50. Ride a Carousel Horse
Gap-fill exercise
Fill in all the gaps, Find the missing word in the story.

A carousel has big, plastic horses. _______ horse is a different


color. She _______ the white horse. She gets on _______ white
horse. It has a black _______. She sits in the saddle. She _______
onto the pole. The music starts. _______ carousel starts. It goes
round and _______. Her horse goes up and down.

Mixed-up Sentence Exercise


Put the words into a correct sentence.

different is a . horse each color

.....................................................................................
. she the horse red likes

.....................................................................................
. the gets she on horse
.....................................................................................
the sits in . she saddle

.....................................................................................
up and her horse goes . down
.....................................................................................

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Across:
1. A _______ helps you sit on a horse comfortably.
3. The President of the USA lives in the _______ House.
8. A carousel goes _______ and ___. A ball is _______.
9. The North _______. The South ___. A stop sign is on a ___.
12. My favorite _______ is pink.
13. _______ on the horse. _______ off the horse.
14. A key is metal. A bag is cloth, paper, or _______.
Down:
1. _______ in a saddle. _______ on a horse.
2. Twins are the same. Brothers and sisters are _______.
4. _______ on or you might fall off.
5. At one end is the head. At the other end is the _______.
6. A _______ has plastic horses that go round and round.
7. Everyone likes to listen to beautiful _______.
10. Carousels have plastic ___s that go up and down and round
and round.
11. _______ berry. _______ bird. ___ and blue. ___ and white.
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Dictation
Write exactly what you hear. (Start the sentence with a capital letter,
and start a proper noun with a capital letter. End the sentence with a
period, question mark, or exclamation mark.)

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............................................................................................

............................................................................................

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Word Search
Find the words, words Over or down.

carousel color different each hold horse music onto plastic


pole round saddle start tail

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This is a work in progress. Some additions of mine, illustrations are
downloaded from the internet, as well as the stories, but I am
collecting ii into a printable book I also have all the sound files,
which are all dowloaded from the owners website, as I understand
it it is all free to download, and this is how I will prsent it to my
students. An EFL school in the country side of Thailand. So it is
hard to find suteable materials for this kind of environment.

If you are interested in more of the material or the development of


this booklet, you can contact me through my website:
goodnewsscribe.com

God Bless – Freddi


Jesus is the KING of Kings and LORD of Lords!
God intends us to do everything –TOGETHER!!
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