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The Butterfly.

The Butterfly is an insect.It is very beautiful. It has two pairs of wings.Some wings are more colourful.In the morning it flies from flower to flower and sucks nectar Its body is thin and long.It has six legs. During the season of pilgrimage of  Sri pada the butterfly flies to Sripada with his friends.There are more poems written  about the butterfly. It is hermles. Little childreh like it. Its life in four stages.There is an egg ,caterpillar,cocoon and butterfly.


My Best Friend.

My best friend is Udan Randika Ravishan. He is 14 years old. His school is MR/Methodistha  Centrel College. He is live in Hakmana. He study in grade 9.  He has a one  brother and one sister.His favourite game is Cricket. His favourite drink is milk.He wont to be a doctor.



Sri Lanka has been famous for gemstones from the earliest times.It is an important exprot trade today . Many are in the Sabaragamuwa province  are  well known for gems. Ratnapura means the” city of gens”.It has gem museums displaying the wide range of gems, avaidlably  in the country.      The blue sapphire is the king of lankan gems. The 400 Carat blue sapphire called the “Blue Bell” which adorns the Btitish crown is from sri lanka. Rubies,cat eyes,alexandrites,aquamarines, tourmalines,spinals,topazes,garnets and amethysts are some of the precious stones found in sri lankan. The cutting of gems is a specialized job. Gems are cut and polished before they are set. Different regions in the country have different ways of making jewellery. Gems are generally warn for their beauty. People also believe that gems have the power to bring luck.The eraft was handed down from father to son.Now women too work in the gem trade.


Sri Lanka.


My  country  is  Sri  Lanka. It  is  an  Island  in  the  Indian  Ocean. It  is  called  The  pearl  of  the  Indian  ocean. It  is  a small  country.Sri  lanakans  are  friendly,helpful  and  hospitable.      Sri  lanka  exports  tea, rubber  and  coconut.    colombo  is  the  capital  of  Sri  lanka. The  country  is  divided  in  to  nine  provices.  Our tea  is  popular  for  all  over  the  world.  There  are  mountains, flower  gradens,water  falls,river  and  jungles  and  sanctuaries  in  sri  lanka.Mahaweli  is  the  longest river and  Pidurutalagala  is  the  highest  mountain  in  sri  lanka.There  are  many  sacred  places.some  of  them  are  Kandy,Sripada,Anuradhapura  and  Polonnaruwa.                          There    are  many  communities  in  sri  lanka.  There  are  Sinhalese,The  tamils, The  muslims  and   burghers.I  wish  to  serve  my  country  in  future.


A Rose with a Difference.

Do  you  know  what  these   Roces  are?    They  are  colled  Dog  Roses.This  variety  of  roses  was  brought  to  Sri  Lanka  by  the  british. They  planted  it  in  Nuwara  Eliya.It  has  five  petals  which  are  open;They  are  pale  pink  in  colour. It  has  an  edible  fruit. It  is  very  rich  in  Vitamin C, and  is  used  to  make  syrup. This  plant  is  planted us a nurse or Cover  Crop  or  stabilizing  plant.


Sinharaja Rain Forest.

Snharajai has  a  rain  forest. It  is  in  the Rathnapura district. There  are  theree  king  of  plants  in  the  forest.They  are  tald  tree   vinenc  and  shruds.We  can  see a lot  of  wild  animals  Monkey,elephant,bears  and  deer  some  of  them.There  are  very  kind  of  birds  in  sinharaja.They  are   jungle  fowd  woodpeckers   peacocks  and  fly  catchers  ect.We  moust  proteck  them  for  the  futer.


The temple of tooth

The  temple  of   tooth  colled   as  Dalada Maligawa. It  is  located  in  the  city  of Kanday. The  lord  buddas  tooth  relic  is  kept  in  this  temple. There  fore  it  is  worshipped  by  thousands  of  buddhists  every  years. The  beautiful Bogambara  wewa adds  beauty  to  this  temple. There  are  meny  rest  houses  near  by  to  rest  for  the  devotees.