Building is demolished - level 1

Building is demolished - level 1

30-01-2014 06:00

In South Carolina, USA, there is a building. It is very big. Poor people live in this building.

The building is old. People stop living there. The building needs repairs. People don’t want to repair the building. They demolish the building instead.

Experts use 400 pounds (181 kilograms) of dynamite. The building falls down in seconds. It leaves behind a lot of dust. Firemen use the demolished building. They can learn there.

Difficult words: repair (something to make the building better), dynamite (bomb), dust (many small dirty pieces).

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