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Summarizing: Why? and How?
Read the paragraph and answer the questions.
||Long ago, animals could talk. A golden lion roamed the African plains. He rested on a big, flat rock. A large bird soared in the sky.
"I wish I could fly like that bird," the lion said. "Maybe if I run fast, I can leap into the air!" The silly lion tried all day. He wore himself out. Then he gave up. "Why did I want to fly?" he asked. "All the fun is here on the ground!"
Why did the lion leap into the air?
How did his plan go?
||I am so proud of my aunt. She quit smoking! Today marks the 90th day from when she quit. The family is going out to dinner to celebrate. We will go to her favorite restaurant, La Taliano.
My aunt had smoked for twenty years. Recently, she was told by her doctor that she had better quit. There are many health risks associated with smoking. She told me she wanted to live a long time to see me grow up. I'm in third grade right now.
She gave up cigarettes on a Friday night, and so far, has never looked back. I know it hasn't been easy. I am making her a special card to tell her how much I love her.
Why did the aunt quit smoking?
How did the aunt quit?