Leonardo and Rachel each have a cat. Leonardo's cat is gray. Rachel's is orange. His is small. Hers is quite large. They both love cats.
Leonardo's cat is named "Stormy." Stormy is a female cat. She's a playful kitten, but sometimes she bites. Last year Stormy ran away. Leonardo was very sad, but then the cat came back. Now he keeps her inside and doesn't let her out of the house.
Rachel received her cat as a gift when she was just six years old. Rachel named him "Leo." Leo is a male cat. Now he's old and he sleeps all the time. Leo likes to go outside and catch mice. He stays in the neighborhood and he always returns at night.
Who gave Rachel her cat? Leonardo did. He's Rachel's grandfather!
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Now you try it. Read the paragraph above. If you have a microphone, you can record your voice and compare it to my voice.
How much do you remember from the reading? Fill in the blanks.
- 1A: What color is Leonardo's cat?
- 1B: It's _____________.
- 2A: What did Stormy do last year?
- 2B: She ____________.
- 3A: Does Leonardo keep his cat inside or outside?
- 3B: He keeps her ____________.
- 4A: Who gave Rachel her cat?
- 4B: ____________________.
(Answers: 1. gray; 2. ran away; 3. inside; 4. Leonardo)
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