Notre Dame Still Stands – level 1

23-04-2019 07:00

In France, a fire happens at the Notre Dame Cathedral. The fire is an accident. It starts up by a tower. It comes down through the ceiling.

Firefighters save a lot of the small works of art. An official tells them what works are important.

Even though there is a fire, the building does not fall. Its structure still stands. Its two towers in the front still stand. A French official says that people are lucky.

People can see if the building is stable. Then they can save the bigger works of art. They can fix the art.

Difficult words: official (someone who works for an important organisation of a country), structure (the ‘body’ of a building), stable (stay standing without falling over).

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