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The Cherry Trees of Washington, D.C.

I. Vocabulary words from this article :

attract

donation

bloom

blossom

infested

insect

magnificent

monument

previous

tourist

II. Pre-Reading Questions

What kinds of things would tourists expect to see in Washington, D.C.

What types of trees are most famous in Japan?

III. Reading Time

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The Cherry Trees of Washington, D.C. 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. The cherry trees in Washington, D.C. were a donation from

a. people of Japan

b. thousands of visitors

c. the Library of Congress

d. the President

2. How long is the does the National Cherry Blossom Festival last?

a. two weeks

b. two months

c. four days

d. four weeks

3. All of the following are Washington, D.C. monuments, except:

a. the White House

b. the Capitol

c. the Tidal Basin

d. the Library of Congress

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