Comprehension Questions

  1. Which of the following do melon plants need to produce tasty melons?
    Lots of heat from the sun
  2. Bees help make melons by ________.
    pollinating the melon flowers
  3. True or false? Watermelons have a hollow center where all the seeds of the melon can be found.
  4. Why do farmers plant seedless watermelons next to seeded watermelons?
    Because seedless watermelons do not produce enough pollen
  5. True or false? Spitting out the seeds is very important in a watermelon eating contest.
  6. Why do most Americans like to eat watermelons?
    Most people like to eat watermelons because they are sweet and tasty on a hot summer day.

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Audio files

Melons: Introduction

Melons: Growing Melons

Melons: Kinds of Melons

Melons: Fun with Melons