End of the Circus – level 1
The circus starts to entertain families in the 1800s. People call it “the Greatest Show on Earth” because it so exciting.
Now the circus is going to end forever in May. This is because of high costs and the popularity is falling.
People do not want to come anymore. Animal rights groups tell the circus to stop the elephant show. The circus closes the elephant show.
The circus has 30 more shows between now and May. Fans can say goodbye before the last curtain call.
Difficult words: the Greatest Show on Earth (the name for the circus since the 1800s), popularity (how much people like something), curtain call (when people come out at the end of a performance to bow to the people watching them).
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