I will read each question. Then, please answer them.
Do you know an endangered species?
What are the negative effects of logging?
I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me.
[noun] – the act of celebrating something Let’s go out and grab some champagne in celebration of her safe arrival.
[adjective] – not common or frequent; very unusual The museum is filled with rare and valuable artifacts.
[preposition] – without taking any notice of or being influenced by; not prevented by I still enjoyed the vacation despite the weather.
[verb] – to give permission for someone to do something, or to not prevent something from happening You’re not allowed to talk during the exam.
[adverb] – very We consider ourselves extremely lucky.
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Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, decided to name a newly discovered tree after Leonardo DiCaprio in celebration of his role in protecting a rainforest from destruction. The tree, Uvariopsis dicaprio, can only be found in Cameroon’s forest, which is noted for its great biodiversity. “We think he was crucial in helping to stop the logging of the Ebo Forest,” said Dr. Martin Cheek of Kew. When scientists and activists discovered plans to open up vast swathes of the Ebo Forest to logging, they were outraged. The Banen people live there, as well as a variety of rare vegetation and endangered species. DiCaprio embraced the cause, and his words to his millions of followers on social media aided the campaign’s growth. Despite the fact that the forest has not yet been classified as a national park, the government eventually decided to shelve plans to allow logging. The “dicaprio” tree will be the first plant to be officially named by Kew scientists in 2022. It’s a member of the ylang ylang family, and it’s extremely endangered.
True or False:
Read the sentences and identify if they are true or false based on the article.
Kew scientists decided to name a newly discovered tree after Leonardo DiCaprio.
Uvariopsis dicaprio can only be found in Cameroon’s forest.
Kew Scientists think DiCaprio was crucial in helping to stop the logging of the Ebo Forest.
The Banen people live in Ebo Forest.
The “dicaprio” tree will be the first plant to be officially named by Kew scientists in 2021.
Fill in the blanks:
Choose the correct word from the table then fill in the blanks.
His parents don’t __________ him out on Sundays.
They planned a special __________ for her homecoming.