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At the Garden

At the Garden

A boy imagining his new house, garden, and excitement
When my mom told me that our new house was almost finished, I had thought that it was just like a box. In fact, it had a large garden.

What did the boy think his new house was like?

  • A) A castle
  • B) A garden
  • C) A box
  • D) A mansion
The boy discovering the empty garden and playing with sand
When we had arrived, there was nothing in the garden other than sand. While I was waiting for my mom, there was nothing else I could do in the garden other than building sand castles.

What did the boy do in the garden while waiting?

  • A) Play soccer
  • B) Build sand castles
  • C) Climb trees
  • D) Plant flowers
The boy's family securing the garden with barbed wire
The gate was not ready either. That was why we were covering the entrance with barbed wire before we were sleeping.

Why did the boy's family use barbed wire at the entrance?

  • A) To grow plants
  • B) To decorate the garden
  • C) To keep out animals
  • D) To play a game
A cow entering the garden by accident
One day we had forgotten it open and a cow had entered the garden. It was very difficult to move it out.

What animal entered the garden?

  • A) A bird
  • B) A cow
  • C) A dog
  • D) A cat
The boy reflecting on the transformation of the garden
Now when I am looking at the garden, I get surprised thinking how it looked like by then. There was nothing other than walls and the sand.

What surprises the boy when he looks at the garden now?

  • A) The swimming pool
  • B) The beautiful flowers
  • C) The tall trees
  • D) The walls and sand
The boy feeling comfort and contentment with his family
If I would be together with my mom and dad, I can live anywhere.

Who does the boy want to be together with to feel happy?

  • A) Teachers
  • B) Friends
  • C) Grandparents
  • D) Mom and dad
The boy appreciating the garden and its impact on his happiness
But of course it is better this way, with a garden.

What does the boy think about having a garden?

  • A) It doesn't matter
  • B) It's better
  • C) It's exciting
  • D) It's boring

Reflection Questions

  • Why was the boy excited about the new house?
  • What did the boy do in the garden while waiting for his mom?
  • Why did the boy's family use barbed wire at the entrance?

When my mom told me that our new house was almost finished, I had thought that it was just like a box. In fact, it had a large garden.

What did the boy think his new house was like?

  • A) A castle
  • B) A garden
  • C) A box
  • D) A mansion
A boy imagining his new house, garden, and excitement

When we had arrived, there was nothing in the garden other than sand. While I was waiting for my mom, there was nothing else I could do in the garden other than building sand castles.

What did the boy do in the garden while waiting?

  • A) Play soccer
  • B) Build sand castles
  • C) Climb trees
  • D) Plant flowers
The boy discovering the empty garden and playing with sand

The gate was not ready either. That was why we were covering the entrance with barbed wire before we were sleeping.

Why did the boy's family use barbed wire at the entrance?

  • A) To grow plants
  • B) To decorate the garden
  • C) To keep out animals
  • D) To play a game
The boy's family securing the garden with barbed wire

One day we had forgotten it open and a cow had entered the garden. It was very difficult to move it out.

What animal entered the garden?

  • A) A bird
  • B) A cow
  • C) A dog
  • D) A cat
A cow entering the garden by accident

Now when I am looking at the garden, I get surprised thinking how it looked like by then. There was nothing other than walls and the sand.

What surprises the boy when he looks at the garden now?

  • A) The swimming pool
  • B) The beautiful flowers
  • C) The tall trees
  • D) The walls and sand
The boy reflecting on the transformation of the garden

If I would be together with my mom and dad, I can live anywhere.

Who does the boy want to be together with to feel happy?

  • A) Teachers
  • B) Friends
  • C) Grandparents
  • D) Mom and dad
The boy feeling comfort and contentment with his family

But of course it is better this way, with a garden.

What does the boy think about having a garden?

  • A) It doesn't matter
  • B) It's better
  • C) It's exciting
  • D) It's boring
The boy appreciating the garden and its impact on his happiness

Reflection Questions

  • Why was the boy excited about the new house?
  • What did the boy do in the garden while waiting for his mom?
  • Why did the boy's family use barbed wire at the entrance?