Bread Around the World

Did you know that bread is about 30,000 years old? People all over the world eat bread. It has many shapes and tastes.

Bagels are chewy bread rolls from Poland. Each bagel has a hole in the middle. Bakers boil bagels before baking them. That’s why bagels are chewy. They taste good with cream cheese.

Naan is flat bread from India. Indian people bake naan in special ovens. They like to spread butter on it. You can also eat naan with curry. It tastes great!

Baguettes are long, thin bread loaves from France. They are crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside. People make delicious sandwiches with baguettes.

Bread is popular because it is delicious! Let’s try some special bread today.

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Comprehension questions

1. What is this passage mainly about?

2. Bagels are chewy because bakers _____ them.

3. What do Indian people eat naan with?

4. Where do baguettes come from?

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