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Easter Reading Comprehension : THE NORTH WIND AND THE SUN Read the fable and answer the questions. Write True or False and justify your answer with sentences in the text: 1.- The Sun is annoyed to see the North Wind causing chaos

2.-They have a contest to see which of them is strong enough to take the hat off a man

3.- The young man was walking over the mountains.

4.-The Wind made the man take his coat off.

Order the story:

North wind rips up the sails of the ships Sun watches ships sailing Wind tries, unsuccessfully, to blow the winter coat off young man Sun challenges wind to contest of strength By shining warmly, the sun gets the man to remove his coat

Choose and circle the best moral for this story (there are three possible answers)

A gentle approach can be more effective than a forceful one Strong people always win Pride can make you fall The sun is stronger than the wind Dont make empty boasts

Answer the following questions: 1.Why does the sun want to take its time travelling across the sky?

2.Why does the wind want to blow the ships off course?

3.What challenge does the sun put to the wind?

4.How does the wind try to get the coat off the young man? Why does it fail?

5.How does the sun try to get the coat off the young man? Why does it succeed?