Elephant family – level 1
Chester is a city in England. There is a zoo in Chester. A family of elephants lives at the zoo. The family spans four generations.
An elephant is born. Her name is Nandita. She is one week old. She plays in mud with her family. At the end, her mother cleans her. She cleans her eyes and ears with her trunk.
Difficult words: span (to include), mud (water mixed with earth – the ground), trunk (an elephant’s long “nose”).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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