出版时间：2007-5 出版社：北京出版集团公司，北京教育出版社 作者：余敏 页数：56
Passage 1 When Ben Franklin was only a boy, he always wanted to know about other things. He always asked his father and brothers so many "What?" "How?" and "Why?" They couldnt always answer him what he wanted to know. When they couldnt tell him, Ben tried to find out the answers" by himself. Many times Ben did find out the facts that no one knew before. The other boys would say,"Ben Franklin! He s always finding out something new!" Ben lived close to the river. He liked to go there to see the boats. He saw how the wind blew them across the river. One day Ben said to himself, " Why cant the wind help me float across the water? And Im going to fly. " Ben made a big kite and took hold of the kites string and flew it. The wind took the kite up into the sky. Then Ben jumped into the water. The wind blew the kite high into the sky. Ben began to float across the river. Soon he was on the other side. One boy shouted,"Look at Ben floating across the river! His kite took him to the other side without anyone s help !" "Yes," said another. "Hes always finding new ways to do things. " （） 1. Ben always wanted to find the way home. （） 2. When Bens father and his brothers couldnt answer his questions, he tried to ask his friend and teacher. （） 3. The wind helped him to get to the other side of the river. （） 4. The other boys thought that Ben was good at math. （） 5. Ben wanted to go across the river with a kite. （） 6. What did Ben always do when he was a kid? A. He played outside. B. He read books. C. He thought about the reasons of many things. （） 7. What did he think about the kite? A. It can fly in the sky. B. It can help him float across the river. C. It can float across the river. （） 8. What did he like to do near the river? A. He asked the others to help him.