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Task 3a M3 LA4

Fill in the story elements of “Fixing the Headstone “ in the following table

Orientation Events Twist

Once, there were two 1. They decided to take a shortcut through“Those


men walking home after the cemetery just for laughs. Right in the
fools!” the
a Halloween party. middle of the cemetery they were startled
old man
by a tap-tap-tapping noise coming from grumbled.
the misty shadows. “They
misspelled
2. Trembling with fear, they found an old my name!”
man with a hammer and chisel, chipping
away at one of the headstones.

3. “Holy cow, Mister!”, one of them said


after catching his breath, “you scared us
half to death, we thought you were a
ghost! What are you doing working here
so late at night?”

Text 3

Fixing the Headstone

Once, there were two men walking home after a Halloween party. They decided to
take a shortcut through the cemetery just for laughs. Right in the middle of the
cemetery they were startled by a tap-tap-tapping noise coming from the misty
shadows.

Trembling with fear, they found an old man with a hammer and chisel, chipping
away at one of the headstones.

“Holy cow, Mister!”, one of them said after catching his breath,”you scared us half
to death, we thought you were a ghost! What are you doing working here so late at
night?”

“Those fools!” the old man grumbled. “They misspelled my name!”


Task 3b
Answer these questions.

1. How many men were walking through the cemetery?


A. Two men
B. Three men
C. Four men
D. Five men
E. Six men
2. What made them shocked when they were walking through the cemetery?
A. The serene of the cemetery
B. The darkness of the cemetery
C. A tap-tap-tapping noise
D. The howling of wolves
E. A man passing by the cemetery in rush
3. What did the old man do at that night?
A. He made a tombstone for someone.
B. He corrected his name on his tombstone.
C. He was just passing through the cemetery.
D. He had just attended a Halloween party.
E. He was just making a devotional visit to a grave.
4. Who did they find in the cemetery?
A. A villager
B. Their friend
C. The guard of the cemetery
D. An old man
E. The maker of a tombstone.
5. “The old man grumbled”. The word grumbled in the sentence is similar in
meaning to ...
A. Smile
B. Attract
C. Persuade
D. Think
E. Complain

F.