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Grade 5 - English Language
3.18 Reading Poetry - The Little Doll

Directions: Read the following poem and answer the questions. Write a poem of your own.

The Little Doll

By Charles Kingsley

I ONCE had a sweet little doll, dears,
The prettiest doll in the world;
Her cheeks were so red and so white, dears,
And her hair was so charmingly curled.

But I lost my poor little doll, dears,
As I played in the heath one day;
And I cried for her more than a week, dears;
But I never could find where she lay.

I found my poor little doll, dears,
As I played in the heath one day:
Folks say she is terribly changed, dears,
For her paint is all washed away,

And her arm trodden off by the cows, dears,
And her hair not the least bit curled:
Yet for old sakes she is still, dears,
The prettiest doll in the world.


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Grade 5 - English Language
3.18 Reading Poetry - The Little Doll

Q 1: Use a dictionary to find the meaning of 'trodden':
cleaned
pressed with the foot or trampled
cherished

Q 2: Use a dictionary to find the meaning of 'heath':
heat
waste land
house

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