The woodpecker: Story Present Simple/Present Continuous
A very old tree lives in a forest. A little bird is sitting in the old tree. The old tree is not happy. The tree is old . There are a lot of insects in the tree. The little bird wants to help the old tree. The bird is pecking and pecking. The bird is very small. The bird’s beak is very small too. It can not get at the insects. There is another bird with a big beak. The big bird wants to help the old tree. It jumps up and down the tree. It is working hard. It is trying hard. But it can not get at the insects. There is another bird with a very long beak. This is a heron. The insects are all over the tree, all over. The heron is trying to get at the insects. The heron can not it with the long beak. The heron is very angry. The heron goes away.
The old tree is sad. The old tree is crying. No one can help it. There is another bird. The bird has a little red cap on its head. The bird has a very sharp beak. The woodpecker sits in the old tree. The woodpecker can help the old tree. The bird with the red head is working quickly. It is pecking and pecking. At last there are no insects in the old tree. The old tree is so happy. The old tree wants to thank the woodpecker. The woodpecker wants to have a nest in the tree trunk.
The woodpecker is building a nest. Soon there is a family of woodpeckers. They are good friends of the old tree.