The Terrific Taxi

What would you wish for if you were granted one wish? Kids read a story about a taxi that bestows wishes upon its passengers in a short cloze activity. They use ten words at the bottom of the page to fill in the blanks throughout the passage

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have kids work on the activity as a warm-up before a vocabulary lesson
  • Include in a language arts packet for homework or extra practice
  • Prompt kids to write about what they would wish for if they were in the Terrific Taxi
Classroom Considerations

  • Worksheet is in color, but should print in black-and-white without affecting understanding
Pros

  • Encourages kids to use context clues when reviewing new vocabulary
Cons

  • The passage contains some grammar errors, and the end is not very interesting