2. Select the possible outcome to each situation.
1. It was the day of the fiesta. Mrs. Manansala gave
balloons as prizes in the painting contest. Lita painted a
picture of a dog riding a bicycle.
What will Mrs. Manansala say?
a. “Lita better paint another picture.”
b. “Why did you paint a dog?”
c. “Who drew that for you?”
d. “You win a prize! Here’s a balloon for you.”
3. 2. Friday is a special day in school. Many children
brought their pets to school for the pet show. Romy
brought his kitten. Amy brought her puppy. The others
brought their pets, too. Mrs. Reyes said, “We will have
more pet shows next year.”
Why will there be more pet shows next year?
a. The children enjoyed the activity.
b. Only few pets were shown.
c. Friday is always a special day.
d. The school should have more activities for children.
4. 3. Jojo looked at Brownie’s litter of puppies. His
Aunt said he could choose one for his own. Which
would he choose?
a. The thin black puppy
b. The all-black puppy with a crooked leg
c. The active and cute brown-spotted puppy
d. The white puppy just lying down in a corner
5. A Text A Day
When the ape in the zoo died, the zookeeper simply
hired a man to dress up in an ape costume. The man was
happy in his work, sitting in his cage, eating peanuts and
swinging on the tree. But one day, he swung too far and
landed in the lion’s den. As the lion came trotling over,
the ape man cried, “Oh this is the end of me.”
“Stop talking!” said the lion, “if anybody hears you,
we’ll both be out of job!”
Read the story to the pupils.
Noel’s Pet Bird
Noel’s pet bird was free to fly around the house. But
its frequent visits were made in the kitchen much to
the annoyance of their helper. It would fly straight to
the table where it would pick something to eat.
7. One warm day, the bird was attracted to a sticky
fly paper. It’s bill touched the paper and got stuck.
The bird raised its foot to let itself loose, but its foot
got stuck, too. Soon, both its feet were stuck tight on
the fly paper. No amount of pulling, struggling, and
bird noise helped the bird in its misfortune. It flew to
a brook nearby with the fly paper dangling from its
8. Analysis and Discussion
Ask pupils to answer these questions.
1. What was Noel’s pet?
2. Where was its frequent visits?
3. What would it pick on the table?
4. What attracted the bird one warm day?
5. What happened to the bird after it got
6. Do you think the bird was able to finally
remove the sticky paper from its feet? Why?
What do you consider when giving endings to stories
or selection heard?
Consider the events that happened in the story.
Pick out the possible ending from the given choices.
Justify your choice.
1. You and your friend are walking home from school.
Suddenly, a fast driving jeepney runs over a kitten on
a. You’ll report the event to the police.
b. You’ll kick the kitten aside and walk on.
c. You’ll express your shock, talk about it, and walk
11. 2. Your family arrived home late from a party. You
switched the lights on but no light came.
a. Your father will build a bonfire.
b. Your mother will scream with fright.
c. Your mother will exclaim, “What’s the matter?
12. 3. The glass is full to the brim. You put an ice cube.
a. The glass will crack.
b. The liquid will overflow.
c. The ice will sink to the bottom of the glass.
Give the possible ending to the story.
As soon as Joselito stepped out of the tricycle, he was
left alone. All the children rushed to join their old
friends and classmates. “Hello!” the girls shouted.
“Hi!” Pat answered. “Hi Cindy! Did Nancy spend her
vacation with you?”
14. No one called out, “Hi, Joselito!” Joselito
stood under a shady tree holding his lunch
box firmly. He looked around. There was no
one he could call by name. He looked around
again only to find strange faces.
Directions: Listen to the situations
carefully. Tell what could likely be the ending
to each situation. Write the letter of your
answer on a piece of paper.
Justify your answer.
16. 1. A band was playing in the plaza one early
morning. Many people were there. All of them
were well dressed. They were standing around
the flagpole. Two of them were holding the
string of the big flag.
a. The flag will be raised.
b. The flag will be changed.
c. The flag will be lowered.
17. Mildred is putting on a beautiful long gown.
Her mother is helping her. There is a crown on
the table. There are decorated candles, too.
Downstairs, Mildred’s father and brothers are
decorating an arch. What do you think is going
a. Mildred is going to a wedding.
b. Mildred is going to have her picture taken.
c. Mildred is going to join a Santacruzan.
18. 3. Noel is saying goodbye to his mother and father.
He is in a uniform and a neckerchief. He carries a
knapsack on his back. In a bus on the street, other
boys of his age are waiting for him. Everybody is in
uniform like Noel. What do you think is going to
a. The boys are going to play in the school.
b. The boys are going camping.
c. The boys are going to the market.
19. 4. Michael sees some ripe guavas up a tree.
He looks around for something. He does not
see any pole. He looks at the tree. It seems
strong enough. What do you think will
a. Michael will climb the tree to pick the guavas.
b. Michael will wait for the guavas to fall.
c. Michael will ask his younger sister to pick the
20. 5. Nena is alone at home. It is past
six o’clock. Her mother has not arrived
home from the office. “The traffic must
be heavy,” Nena thought. “Mother will be
tired and hungry”. Nena goes to the
kitchen. What do you think will Nena do?
a. Nena will eat alone.
b. Nena will cook rice.
c. Nena will ask a neighbor to cook their food.
Copy the paragraph and answer the questions
“I am old and no longer have the strength I once did.
Since I was younger than you, I have spent my days
laboring to ensure peace and justice in my kingdom.
You have grown up into fine women. Each of you is
capable of ruling this land. It is time for me to step aside.”
What do you think will be the ending of the story?
Do you think the queen made a right decision? Why?