1. Q: What is this?
A: It’s an umbrella.
2. Q: Is it open or closed?
A: It’s open.
3. Q: How do you open and close it?
A: To open an umbrella, there’s usually a button that you push near the handle. Then you slide it open until it’s fully extended.
To close an umbrella, there’s a metal piece that you push near the top of the umbrella. Then you pull on a slide so that it collapses.
4. Q: Why would someone carry around an umbrella?
A: A person carries around an umbrella in case of rain.
A: An umbrella protects you from the rain.
5. Q: Does it have other uses?
A: You can also use an umbrella for protection from the sun.
Some people use an umbrella in the same way that they use a cane–for support while walking.
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