Primary 4 English - Sample Comprehension Passage
The first thing that came to our minds was safety as we knew there were wild animals lurking around.
Jill tried hard to climb up a tree to spot signs of human life.
Unfortunately, she could not make it and gave up. In fact, we were certain that we would not be rescued.
I could not remember when we had last eaten but I felt like a ravenous wolf. I knew we had to eat soon to last the journey.
Fortunately, I chanced upon a large leaf shaped like a cup with some rainwater trapped in it.
We instantly quenched our thirst. Soon after, Jill found some juicy mangoes. A meal had never tasted that good to me before.
The jungle was most terrifying at night. On top of the fatigue and misery, we both feared for our lives.
“We should never have left the campsite alone,” I thought as, I hung my head in remorse.
I felt as though a wild animal might appear any moment and devour us. In fact, I did hear a low growl. Suddenly, a sharp screech made my blood curdle. It turned out to be a tiny creature with its sharp ears sticking out.
Interestingly, it was hanging upside down, just as how our lives seemed at that time.