Sinkhole near a house - level 1

Sinkhole near a house - level 1

07-02-2014 07:00

A woman has a house. She is 72 years old. She lives in her house for 20 years. Now, she must leave.

A sinkhole opens near her house. The hole is 20 feet (6 meters) wide and 15 feet (4.5 metres) deep. It is not growing.

People must leave the houses which are close to sinkholes. The woman may never come back to her house.

Difficult words: sinkhole (space in the ground), grow (be bigger and bigger), may (it can or cannot happen; we don’t know).

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