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A Little About Photography

Below is a friendly letter on photography.
Dear Sarah,
How are you? I am so excited to share with you about my newfound hobby –
photography.
Did you know that photography means “writing with ight!? "hoto is a #reek word
which means “ight!, whie graphy means “writing!.
I earned that the camera is basicay a box with a hoe at the opposite end. $he box has
a fim inside that is sensiti%e to ight. $he ight enters through the hoe. $hen, this ight is
coected by a part caed the ens. $he amount of ight coected is controed by another part
caed the shutter. $oo itte ight wi resut in a dark picture.
&esterday, I read from a book about an important tip on how to get an appeaing
portrait of an anima in motion. It is to hod a biscuit or treat abo%e the camera. $he onging
ook of the anima toward the food wi be captured by the camera as a soufu gimpse.
See you someday' I hope I can share with you more interesting things about my new
hobby. I(m aso excited to see you. I am sure you ha%e an interesting hobby to share with me
too.
&our friend fore%er,
)ark
A Little About Photography
Below is a friendly letter on photography.
Dear Sarah,
How are you? I am so excited to share with you about my newfound hobby –
photography.
Did you know that photography means “writing with ight!? "hoto is a #reek word
which means “ight!, whie graphy means “writing!.
I earned that the camera is basicay a box with a hoe at the opposite end. $he box has
a fim inside that is sensiti%e to ight. $he ight enters through the hoe. $hen, this ight is
coected by a part caed the ens. $he amount of ight coected is controed by another part
caed the shutter. $oo itte ight wi resut in a dark picture.
&esterday, I read from a book about an important tip on how to get an appeaing
portrait of an anima in motion. It is to hod a biscuit or treat abo%e the camera. $he onging
ook of the anima toward the food wi be captured by the camera as a soufu gimpse.
See you someday' I hope I can share with you more interesting things about my new
hobby. I(m aso excited to see you. I am sure you ha%e an interesting hobby to share with me
too.
&our friend fore%er,
)ark
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Name : __________________________ Grade & Section __________________
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GRADE LEVEL PASSAGE RATING SHEET
!irection: Read the selection silently. Record yor reading time as soon as yo finish
reading. Read the "estions and encircle the letter of yor answer.

Grade #$
No. of words: %&'
(estions:
SY 2012-2013
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"hi*I+I ,orm - * "retest
). *hat does photography mean+
a. writing with pen
,. writing with a gide
c. writing with light
d. writing a,ot an e-perience

%. *hat is the se of the lens of the camera+
a. to collect light
,. to control light
c. to ,loc. the light
d. to give off ltraviolet rays
/. *hat happens to a pictre when there0s too little light+
a. $t appears ,right.
,. $t appears dar..
c. $t appears ,ro.en.
d. $t appears perfect.
'. *hy is a shtter important in a camera+
a. to captre enogh light for a perfect pictre
,. to give ,ac.grond of the pictre
c. to collect light for the film
d. to give good feeling a,ot the pictre
1. *hich will yo se to get enogh light for the pictre+
a. hole
,. ,o-
c. lens
d. film
2. Based on the selection3 what wold ,est descri,e photography+
a. $t is ,oring.
,. $t is interesting.
c. $t is simple.
d. $t is frstrating.
SY 2012-2013
%
4. *hich pictre wold need less amont of light+
a. stormy night
,. children in the playgrond
c. father driving a car
d. mother preparing lnch
5. *hat is the ,est way to ta.e care of a camera+
a. 6-pose it to snlight.
,. 7eep it in a safe place.
c. 8lace it on the ta,le.
d. 8lace it on yor ,ed.
SY 2012-2013
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