Short Story and activities

Read the Story and do the following activities for May 20th.

Remember to read it many times to be able to retell the story and to remember details

 

Who are the main characters? what do we know about them?

when you finish reading, do these activities. Get ready to tell the story in class

A.

FIND WORDS IN THE STORY TO SHOW THAT THESE STATEMENTS ARE FALSE.

1.

Mrs Bixby goes to see the Colonel twice a month.

2.

Mrs Bixby is disappointed by the Colonel’s letter.

3.

Aunt Maude is very rich.

4.

Pawnbrokers never give people the full value of the goods they exchange.

5.

Mr Bixby does not think his wife will be pleased with the present from the pawnbroker’s.

B.

WRITE QUESTIONS FOR THESE ANSWERS:

1.

To visit a gentleman known as the Colonel.

2.

A mink coat.

3.

Fifty dollars.

4.

On the seat of her taxi.

5.

Because she doesn’t want him to recognise her.

6.

A mink neckpiece.

7.

To Miss Pulteney.

C- Complete the sentences about the story, using appropriate past tenses

1- When the Colonel _______________________  (leave) Mrs Bixby they ____________________________ (meet) for several years

2- Mrs B. left the coat the Colonel _________________________ (give) her at the pawnbroker´s

3- When she _______________________ (wait) for her lover at the station, a servant ____________________ (give) her a box

4- Mr Bixby __________________ (say) that the pawnbroker ________________________ (return) him a neckpiece

5- The secretary ____________________ (turn) up with the gift the colonel ________________________ (buy) Mrs Bixby

 

D- Write a few sentences imagining what happened next- Use all the past tenses.

 

 

 

 

Fecha: 8/5/2019 | Creado por: Myriam Lilian
Categoria: LITERATURE
Etiquetas: Mrs Bixby