The Baby and

The Babysitter



P.S. take care get you out
size gone (2) pound (2)
stink break (2) pretty (2)
shape free (3) dream (2)
ready let’s go drink/drank/drunk
touch put it in thank goodness






Rachel: Kathrine.
Katherine: Rachel, why are you a baby?

Katherine: “Katherine, please take care of Baby Rachel while I’m gone, all day.

Love Mom.


Katherine: Great. Now I’m going to have to take care of this 11-year-old sized baby — all day.

Well, let’s start by getting you out.

Alright, let’s go, Rachel.

Katherine: I need a break.

Katherine: This is pretty easy. All you have to do is get the shape and put it in the right shape here.

No, you don’t throw it; you put the shape in here.

Katherine: Don’t touch that.

Katherine: Here’s the airplane.

Katherine: Don’t drink that.
Rachel: Katherine, I stinky.

Katherine: Thank goodness that was just a dream. I am not ready to become a mom of a 70 pound baby.


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1. In the beginning, Katherine was shocked. Is this true or false? If yes, why was she shocked?

2. What did they note say? Who wrote the note?

3. Their mother was very worried. Yes or no?

4. Katherine and Baby Rachel walked outside. Is this right or wrong?

5. Did Rachel do the block game correctly?

6. Baby Rachel ate all her food. Is this correct or incorrect?

7. Katherine had to watch the baby all the time. Why did she have to always watch Rachel?

8. Does Katherine like to take care of the baby? Was this real, or was it just a dream?
A. Do you care for a baby? Have you ever babysat? Have you been a babysitter?

B. Someone babysat me as a child. True or false?

C. Who was your babysitter? Did you like your babysitter?

D. Is babysitting easy, difficult or in the middle? Is being a babysitting easy, hard or in the middle?

E. Is babysitting big business? Is there a big demand for babysitters? Do many people need babysitter?

F. My friends and I want to be babysitters. Yes or no?

G. What might happen in the future?

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