Tuesday, 12 July 2016

"Smart Ice Cream" by Paul Jennings

After reading the story do the activities below:

1 Describe the narrator .

2 Would you use the expression "It served him right!" to refer to his fate at the end of the story? Why /Why not?

3 Design a book cover for the story.

Read Paul Jennings´ biography here http://www.pauljennings.com.au/about.asp
and write the most interesting facts about it.

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

"Crossing Over"

"Crossing Over" by Catherine Storr

Why do you think Catherine Storr wrote a story in which the main character dies?

Find the answer here:


Find out where and when the author was born and died.

Activities about the story:

a) Draw Togo´s face  and write down at least five adjectives that describe him.

b) If Togo was such an unpleasant dog, what kept the girl at the disagreeable task?

c) Describe Mrs Matthews fully.

d)Write down the sentences that give the reader a hint about the ending.

e) On a scale of 1 to 10, what number would you give to the story ? why ?