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Once there was a tree and she loved a little boy.And every day the boy Would come and he would gather her leaves and make them into crowns and play king of the forest.

trunk and swing from her branches and eat apples. And they would play hide-and-go-seek. And When he was tired, hewould sleep in her shade. And the boy loved the tree.......very much. And the tree was happy. He would climb up her

Comprehension QuestionsWho were the characters in the story? What kind of tree was in the story? Where did the boy play? Where did the boy sleep? What did the boy eat? Why did the boy love the tree? Why did the tree love the boy?

And the boy grew older. And the tree was often alone. Then one day the boy came to the tree and the tree said, "Come, Boy, come and climb up my trunk and swing from my branches and eat apples and play in my shade and be happy." But time went by.

"I am too big to climb and play," said the boy. "I want to buy things and have fun. I want some money. Can you give me some money?"

"said the tree, "but I have no money, I have only leaves and apples. Take my apples, Boy, and sell them in the city. Then you will have money and you will be happy." And so the boy climbed up the tree and gathered her apples and carried them away. And the tree was happy.

I'm sorry,"

Comprehension QuestionsWhere did the boy go one day? Who was delighted to see the boy? What did the tree ask the boy to do? Why wasnt the boy interested in playing? What was the young man interested in? What did the tree want the young man to do? Why did the tree want the young man to do this? What did the young man do? How did the tree feel then?

But the boy stayed away for a long time... and the tree was sad. And then one day the boy came back and the tree shook with joy and she said, "Come, Boy, climb up my trunk and swing from my branches and be happy."

"I am too busy to climb trees," said the boy. "I want a house to keep me warm. I want a wife and I want children, and so I need a house. Can you give me a house?"

"I have no house," said the tree. "The forest is my house, but you may cut off my branches and build a house. Then you will be happy." And the boy cut off her branches and carried them away to build his house. And the tree was happy.

What did the tree want the young man to do? Why did the tree want the young man to do this? What did the young man do? How did the tree feel then?

But the boy stayed away for a long time... and the tree was sad. And then one day the boy came back and the tree shook with joy and she said, "Come, Boy, climb up my trunk and swing from my branches and be happy."

I am too old and sad to play," said the boy. "I want a boat that can take me far away from here. Can you give me a boat?"

"Cut down my trunk and make a boat," said the tree. "Then you can sail away...... and be happy." And so the boy cut down her trunk and made a boat and sailed away. And the tree was happy.... but not really. And after a long time the boy came back again.

"I am sorry, Boy," said the tree, "but I have nothing left to give you. My apples are gone." "My teeth are too weak for apples," said the boy. "My branches are gone," said the tree. "You cannot swing on them.

"I am too old to swing on branches," said the boy. "My trunk is gone," said the tree. "You cannot climb." "I am too tired to climb," said the boy.

Comprehension QuestionsHow did the tree feel when she did not see the man? How did the tree feel when the man returned the third time? What was the man like on the third visit? How did the man feel? What did the man want to do next? What did the tree want the man to do? Why did the tree want the man to do this? What did the man do? How did the tree feel then?

"I am sorry," sighed the tree. "I wish that I could give you something------ but I have nothing left. I am just an old stump." "I don't need very much now," said the boy. "just a quiet place to sit and rest. I am very tired."

"Well," said the tree, straightening herself up as much as she could, "Well, an old stump is good for sitting and resting. Come, Boy, sit down. Sit down and rest." And the boy did. And the tree was happy.

What was the old man like on the fourth visit? How did the old man feel? Why was the old man tired? What did the tree want the old man to do? Why did the tree want the old man to do this? What did the old man do? How did the tree feel then?

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