Tutorial World Primary 5
Name:_________________________ Date:_______________

Cloze Passage (4.8)

Read the passage carefully and fill in the blanks with the most suitable word.

Guarding Christmas Trees

Thieves have ____________ a major British supermarket chain

store to call in a squad of army veterans. These ____________, clad

in camouflage outfits and equipped with night ___________ goggles,

are being employed to _________ a plot of woodland with thousands

of Christmas trees.

As the festive season ___________ near, the conifer trees have

become more valuable. A truckload of these trees can ____________

tens of thousands of dollars. ________ by theives are well organised

and stolen trees are extremely easy to _________ as there are many

buyers. In previous years, truckloads of trees have ______________

stolen overnight.

The soldiers have already put their army ____________ to good

use by building hideouts of foliage _________ which they can survey

the estate. However, the guards are ___________ strict orders not to

shoot or injured the thieves. This is best left to the police.


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