Loy Krathong Reading Comprehension

It’s November full moon so English Teacher Online presents our Loy Krathong Reading Comprehension and Song Lyrics in English – to help you understand and talk about this beautiful Thai festival.

Loy Krathong Song Lyrics

November full moon shines
Loy Krathong, Loy Krathong
And the water’s high, in local river and the klong
Loy Loy Krathong, Loy Loy Krathong
Loy Krathong is here and everybody’s full of cheer
We’re together at the klong
Each one with his krathong
As we push away we pray
We can see a better day

Loy Krathong Reading Text (written by T.Steve)

Once upon a time there was a young brother and sister named Putter and Bam.

“My favourite holiday is Loy Krathong”, said Putter one November day as they sat making their krathongs.

“It’s the best. I am so excited”, Bam replied, “Please pass the banana leaves Putter, I need to cover this stem completely.”

They covered the banana stem with banana leaves; cut some more leaves into small triangle shapes and fixed them around the edge of the stem. In the middle of the Krathong they placed a flower, a candle, some incense and a small piece of their hair. They also put a 10 Baht coin in the krathong too.

“Hurry up Bam,” cried mum, “We’re ready to go.”

Putter and Bam got in the car and they all drove to a local temple next to the river.

“Be careful with your krathongs”, said mum, “You’ve both done such a great job, you don’t want to break them now.”

Bam and Putter carefully carried their krathongs through the temple grounds. There was an amazing smell of incense in the air and everyone was carrying beautiful krathongs.

“Don’t fall in you two”, laughed dad as Bam and Putter knelt by the side of the river and slowly lowered their krathongs into the water. As they pushed the krathongs downstream, they both said a little prayer, “We are so lucky to have this river.”

 

Loy Krathong Reading Comprehension

Q1. When is Loy Krathong celebrated each year?

Q2. How did the children make their Krathongs?

Q3. Where did they go to release their Krathongs?

Q4. What did the children say as they released their Krathongs?

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Author: Teacher Steve

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3 thoughts on “Loy Krathong Reading Comprehension”

  1. 1. Loy Krathong is celebrated in November every year.
    2. The children covered the banana stem with banana leaves and cut more into small triangles. In the middle of the Krathong they put a flower and candle.
    3. They released the krathong at the River.
    4. The children said “We are lucky that have this river” as they released their krathong.

  2. ANSWER:
    1. Loy Krathong is celebrated on November fullmoon every year.
    2. The children covered the banana stem with banana leaves, cut some more leaves into small triangle shapes and fixed them around the edge of the stem. In the middle of the Krathong they placed a flower, a candle, some incense and a small piece of their hair.
    3. They released the krathong at a temple next to the river.
    4. The children said “We are so lucky to have this river,” as they released their krathong.
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  3. Q1 Answer: Loy krathong is celebrated in November.
    Q2 Answer: The children made their krathongs by covering the banana stem with banana leaves; they cut some more leaves into small triangle shapes and fixed them around the edge of the stem. In the middle, they placed a flower, a candle, small pieces of their hair and a 10 baht coin.
    Q3 Answer: They went to release their krathong at a river.
    Q4 Answer: The children said, “We are so lucky to have this river.”

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