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Read the eight paragraphs below then answer the questions:

The blind man cannot find his ring. Ted's mind had to be on the string that had the ring. 
He had five kinds of shells to sell. He got behind in class yesterday. 
He had to unwind the string now to get the ring. Would he get it for the blind man? 
Nell fell from the swing on the hill when she saw what he was going to do.

How many shells did Ted want to sell?

Who lost the ring?

Where was Nell?

How was Ted going to get the ring off the string?

What happened to Nell?

The flight of hens in the sky went by my classroom. Why did I not try to spell? 
Why did the hens try to fly in the sky? It was late when I saw the bug. 
The bug began to fry. Oh my!

What flew by the classroom?

What time of day did the bug come out?

The mice got on the rice that the nice man started to eat. 
Then the dice fell in the mess. He made a sound when he found that he had lice. 
What a price!

What did the man want to eat?

What made a mess in the rice?

Who had lice?

The fire was a bright sight on the hill in the sunlight. 
The fire was still on the hill at midnight. The squire and the umpire sat on the tire. 
Both made a sound when the men found a wire from the fire.

Who sat on the tire?

Is the squire a man or a woman?

Is the umpire a man or a woman?

How many people sat on the tire?

What did they see on the hill?

What did the men find from the fire?

He thought he ought to fight. It was the golden thing for which he sought. 
It was not the hound from the pound nor the old thing that he brought. 
He thought he ought to get it. He fought for it. He bought it in the end. 
He paid a price but it was nice. It was a golden urn full of mice.

What did he want to buy?

How did he get the chance to buy it?

Where was the dog from?

The class had a mess on the grass. Tess had to pass the glass. The glass had milk in it. 
Alas, the lass did not wish to miss the brass band. She made no fuss when Kevin Boss went 
to toss the glass. He had to clean up the mess. She did not wish to be late.

What was in the glass?

What is a lass?

Who had to clean up the mess?  Give the first and last name.

The food had mold and the bride's tooth fell in the groom's boot. 
The snoop was snooping from the roof. The hen was roosting in the groom's bed.

What did the bride lose?

What did the groom have in his boot?

What was wrong with the food?

Who was on the roof?

By the firewood stood a crook. The crook had to look to find the cook. 
The crook had to look in the brook to find the cook with the cookbook.

Who was the crook looking for?

Where did the crook stand?

Where was the cook?

What was the cook doing?

Copyright 1997 by Bill and Janae Cooksey, All rights reserved. No part of this material may be published in any form or by any means without permission in writing from the publisher.