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Nessie

Nessie is big. She is about 40 feet (12.2m) long. She has a very long neck and a small head. She has three
humps on her back. She lives in Loch Ness. Loch Ness is a lake in Scotland. Nessie is famous all over the
world. She is also called the Loch Ness Monster.

Stories about the Loch Ness Monster are very old. There are many photographs of Nessie, too. Most of the
photographs show Nessie swimming in the lake. But most of the photos are not real. Many people think the
stories about Nessie are not true.

Many people have tried to find the Loch Ness Monster. But, the lake is over 22 miles (35 km) long and 700 feet
(213m) deep. Nessie is a mystery. But, thousands of people come to Scotland every year. They hope to see the
famous Loch Ness Monster.

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READING COMPREHENSION

ESL Lesson Plans - Mini-Bios - Nessie

Answer the following questions using complete sentences.


1. Is Nessie little?
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2. Does she have three large humps on her back?
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3. Does Nessie have a very short neck?
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4. How long is Nessie?
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5. What is Loch Ness?
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6. Where is Loch Ness?
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7. Where is Nessie famous?
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8. What is Nessie also called?
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9. Are all of the photos of Nessie real?
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10. How long is Loch Ness?
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11. How deep is Loch Ness?
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12. Why do people come to Scotland?
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13. Please look at the picture. What does Nessie look like?
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14. Do you believe in the Loch Ness Monster?
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15. Are there such mysteries in your country?
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VOCABULARY REVIEW

ESL Lesson Plans - Mini-Bios - Nessie

Unscramble the words below from the story. Then write one original sentence for each word.
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4. hsump
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5. usamfo
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6. cloh snes
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7. potohgraphs
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ESL Lesson Plans - Mini-Bios - Nessie

ANSWER KEY - SCRAMBLE AND WORD SEARCH


1. mystery
2. lake
3. Scotland
4. humps
5. famous
6. Loch Ness
7. photographs

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AHGCCTRIZEHAT
ESLOCHNESSLPT
SEVTVRUSENNRR
DSELTTNAFROBA
EARAAEHSADOSC
GBNNVKLEHHHIT
CUMDNIEIUEDFI
FSEPSGSTMEYAO
VINITORIPEOMN
OVTRITZASESOO
EEZERHOSUORUP
TPHOTOGRAPHSX
XOPSTEWMQIRSI

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