Posted by: crisdiaz24 | December 3, 2016

HAVING PETS – CLOZE TEST

CLOZE TEST

 

Read the text and complete the chart below with a word from the list that comes after the text. Every word can only be used ONCE. There are NINE words that you do not need to use.

HAVING PETS

Many of us have fond memories of 1) __________ up with the family cat or dog (or both if your parents happened to be pet lovers). As it turns 2) __________, 62 percent of 3) __________ in the United States include companion animals. Dogs are the most popular choice coming in at 39 percent, 4) __________ cats take a pretty close second at 33 percent. For those of us lucky enough to fall into that 62 percent, childhood included some 5) __________ awesome memories with our first best friend. Playing in the yard, cuddling in pillow forts or dressing our rescue lab 6) __________ Batman to match our Joker costume for Halloween – it’s hard to think of a childhood moment that Sparky didn’t play a featuring roll in.

Yes, the Halloween thing happened. Best Bat-lab and Joker ever.

Aside from building great memories, having a pet at home actually serves some pretty incredible purposes when it 7) __________ to the emotional development and even physical health of kids. Multiple studies point to the positive impact that companion animals have 8) __________ our kids, but don’t despair if allergies 9) __________ you from being able to add to the family at the moment. There are plenty of programs and volunteer opportunities out there that 10) __________ kids to engage with animals one-on-one and reap many of the rewards that having a companion in the home would provide.  Either way, kids and animals alike benefit from each other’s company, and they enjoy some pretty valuable benefits along the way.

Adapted from: onegreenplanet.org

 

 

ALLOW              GROWING            LIKE                      PRETTY

AS                      HOUSEHOLDS      ON                       PREVENT

BRINGING          HOUSES               OUT                     RAISING

COMES              IN                         OVER                   SINCE

DEALS                LET                       PERMITS              WHEREAS

 

 

1 6
2 7
3 8
4 9
5 10

 

KEY

 

  1. GROWING
  2. OUT
  3. HOUSEHOLDS
  4. WHEREAS
  5. PRETTY
  6. LIKE
  7. COMES
  8. ON
  9. PREVENT
  10. ALLOW
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