©Michael Shorey/Enfield Council
- Are hidden rivers a natural phenomenon found in various parts of the world?
- Do hidden rivers hold cultural and historical significance in certain regions?
- hidden /HID-n/
- calm /kahm/
- tunnel /TUHN-l /
- gentle /JEN-tl/
- natural /NACH-er-uhl/
[adjective] – not easy to find
The hidden key was discovered under the mat, allowing us to unlock the mysterious chest in the attic.
[adjective] – peaceful, quiet, and without worry
After taking deep breaths and counting to ten, Maria felt calm and relaxed before her important presentation at school.
[noun] – a long passage under or through the ground, especially one made by people
The explorers walked through a dark tunnel, using their flashlights to see the way ahead.
[adjective] – not violent, severe, or strong
Sarah brushed her cat’s fur with gentle strokes, making sure to keep a soft touch to avoid hurting it.
[adjective] – as found in nature and not involving anything made or done by people
The park is a beautiful place with natural surroundings, including tall trees, colorful flowers, and chirping birds.
Once the lifeblood of the city, these covert channels not only powered industries but also sustained the lives of its people. From the calm currents of the Fleet to the meandering bends of the Tyburn, these underground arteries pulsed with the vibrant rhythm of London’s existence. Exploring these hidden waterways is like embarking on a journey through time. The air is thick with antiquity, and the whispers of the past echo through dimly lit tunnels. Ancient brickwork, adorned with moss and ivy, stands as a testament to the passage of time, while the gentle trickling of water shares forgotten tales with those who dare to listen. Today, a revival is underway, breathing new life into these lost rivers and restoring their forgotten presence.
Emerging from the depths, London’s lost rivers seamlessly blend history with the present, unraveling the secrets of past eras and adding a touch of natural allure to the sprawling urban landscape.
True or False:
- The hidden rivers of London reveal the city’s rich history.
- The hidden rivers were once essential for powering industries.
- The hidden rivers of London are currently being restored.
- The hidden rivers are brightly lit.
- The hidden rivers are completely dry.
Fill in the blanks:
- We followed a ______ trail through the forest and found a beautiful waterfall at the end, surrounded by tall trees.
- Sara prefers using ______ ingredients for her cooking, such as fresh vegetables and herbs from her garden.
- Sitting by the peaceful lake, Sarah enjoyed the ______ atmosphere and listened to the gentle sound of the water lapping against the shore.
- The train disappeared into the ______, and we eagerly waited for it to reappear on the other side.
- The baby fell asleep in his mother’s arms as she rocked him with a ______ motion, singing a lullaby.