Mary loved small animals. One morning while she was walking in the forest, she found weak birds in the grass. She took them home and put them in a small cage (笼子). She cared them with love and the birds both grew . They thanked her a wonderful song every morning.
But something happened one day. Mary left the door of the open. The larger bird flew from the cage. She thought that it would . As it flew close, she grasped (紧抓) it. She was very excited to catch it. she felt strange. She opened her hand and looked sadly at the bird. Her great love had killed the bird!
The other bird was moving back and forth (来回) in the cage. Mary could its great need for freedom (自由). It wanted to fly into the clear and blue . At once, Mary took the bird the cage and let it fly away. The bird circled once, twice, three times…
小题1:A. some B. several C. two
小题2:A. small B. strong C. thin
小题3:A. with B. for C. about
小题4:A. house B. room C. cage
小题5:A. come back B. die out C. fly away
小题6:A. Suddenly B. Usually C. Easily
小题7:A. living B. interesting C. dead
小题8:A. take B. feel C. say
小题9:A. river B. trees C. sky
小题10:A. out of B. out from C. away of