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California Strawberry Festival

Short excerpt from America's Library article: California Strawberry Festival

Oxnard is in Southern California and this part of the state takes its strawberries very seriously.
At the two-day California Strawberry Festival you can sample strawberries prepared in
all sorts of ways.

I. Vocabulary words from this article

cream

dessert

dip

harvest

jam

magician

puppet

revenue

sample

treat

Click here for Vocabulary Matching Exercise.

II. Pre-Reading Questions

Can you guess where the "Strawberry Capital of California" is?

What do you think people do at the Strawberry Festival?

III. Reading Time

Click here to read the article from America's Library (www.americaslibrary.gov).

When you have finished reading, return to this page and answer the questions below.

IV. Post-Reading Questions

1. Which food is not mentioned in the article?

a. Strawberry shortcake

b. Strawberry jam

c. Strawberry candy

d. Strawberry pizza

2. What are the annual revenues from strawberries?

a. $100 million

b. $85,000 million

c. $335 million

d. $16 million

3. Who is the target audience of "Strawberryland?"

a. adolescents

b. children

c. young adults

d. the elderly

Click for Answers.

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16