1. Q: Where is this man?
A: He’s on a roof .
A: He’s on someone’s house.
2. Q: What is he doing?
A: He’s fixing the roof .
A: He’s repairing something.
A: He’s building something.
3. Q: How did he get up there?
A: He used a ladder .
4. Q: What could happen to him if he’s not careful?
A: He could fall off of the roof .
5. Q: What is a roof made of? (At the very least, you should know what those gray pieces are called that keep the rain from getting into the house.)
A: It’s made of shingles.
A: Shingles cover the roof.
A: A roof consists of a deck, underlayment, and shingles. (underlayment = tar paper, roof paper, roof felt, etc. There are many different materials used around the U.S.)
6. Q: Have you ever gone up on a roof?
A: Yes, I have. (or) No, I haven’t.
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