Dog Fathers Ducklings – level 1

29-05-2018 07:00

This news is from a village in England. There is a mother duck. She has nine baby ducklings. Sadly, the mother duck goes missing.

The ducklings need a parent. A dog takes them in. The dog’s name is Fred. He is ten years old. He is a labrador dog.

Fred is a father to the ducklings, the ducklings love him! They often ride on his back!

Difficult words: go missing (die or be lost), need (if you need something, it is very good to have it), takes them in (starts to care for them – help them, be with them).

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