By Karina Alvarez 1
Skills to develop: Understanding what to do with the text. Using appropriate vocabulary. Reading the text slowly in order to understand details. Concentrating on the text.
READING AND WRITI NG ACTIVI TY WHILE YOU READ VOCABULARY A Fill in the spaceswith the necessary adjectives to make this story fascinating for readers. You can add more than 2 adjectives.
Cinderella Long ago, in a Faraway 1. ______________Kingdom there lived a 2. ______ girl named Cinderella. Cinderella was 3. __________________.When Cinderella was very young, she had a 4. _______________life. Then, one day, her 5. ___________mother died. Soon after, Cinderella’s 6. _____________father married a 7. ________________woman who had two 8. ____________daughters of her own. Cinderella’s 9. _____________Stepmother and 10. ___________stepsisters were not 11. __________. The Stepmother gave her 12. ____________daughters, Lottie and Dottie, 13. __________ dressesand ______________toys. Shegave ______________Cinderella nothing. Then, sadly, Cinderella’s 14. _____________father died too, and Cinderella was left in the 15. ____________housewith her Stepmother, Lottie, and Dottie. Cinderella’s life was 16. ______________.The Stepmother made Cinderella a 17. ____________servant in her own home. Cinderella had to rise early every morning and spend each day cooking 18. ___________meals, scrubbing 19. ___________floors, washing 20. ___________dishes, and taking orders from Lottie and Dottie. The Stepmother even made Cinderella sleep in the 21. ______________kitchen corner, next to the 22. _______________fireplace, which was full
of 23. ____________ dust and cinders. That is why
she was called Cinderella. Cinderella’s 24. _________________clothes were tattered and her face was smudged with cinders, but she had a 25. __________________heart.
By Karina Alvarez 2
Published on Mar 5, 2011