|17. Toby is at the apple orchard with his kids.|
Toby has two children, Charlotte and Aaliyah.
Charlotte has an apple.
Toby is at the apple orchard with his kids. He has two daughters. Charlotte is nine, and Aaliyah is three. It’s a beautiful Sunday in October, so they decided to drive out to the country and pick some apples at an orchard.
It costs $5.00 per person to get in, and it’s $10 to fill a large bag of apples. It’s a lot cheaper to buy apples at a store, but children love the experience of coming here. Toby figures it’s worth the expense.
In addition to picking apples, there are games, hay rides, and a corn maze. All of these activities are included with the price of admission. Toby and his kids pick enough apples to fill two bags. The cost will be $20. Some of the apples are for making apple pie, but most of the apples are to be eaten raw.
Toby enjoys spending time with his children. They’re only little once. That’s why he wants to be with them as often as possible. He also wants his kids to be healthy. Apples are a good source of nutrition, and you know what they say: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
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Now you try it. Read the paragraph above. If you have a microphone, you can record your voice.
How much do you remember from the reading? Fill in the blanks.
(1. $5; 2. costs; 3. two; 4. pie)