This is a true story:The blob on the bridge
Look at the word cloud on the next             slide and:guess what this story is about and       what happens in it. gues...
Next, you’ll see the story in          pictures.As before, the protagonist hasbeen covered by a black blob.
Who or what is the protagonist?Could it be a bungee jumper, an eagle,                a cow?         Give it a name (X).
This is what happened to X :
One day, in the Sierra Nevadamountain range, California, X waswalking over a bridge, minding his         own business.
When a car passed, X got scared andjumped over the side of the bridge. Somehow, he managed to catch a  ledge and pull hims...
News of X reached the authorities  and when they arrived at thescene, they found him fast asleep          on the ledge.
It was getting late so they decided  that nothing could be done that               night.
They returned the next morningwith a net, which they positionedunder the bridge. They shot X with a tranquilizer dart and ...
They used a pole to push groggy X off the ledge and into the net. Xwas lowered to the ground and set               free.
“My friends are never going tobelieve this”, X thought to himself,      as he went on his way.
Now get into pairs and write the  story in your own words.Just make sure you include the     following expressions:
minding his own business over the side of the bridgeoff the ledge and into the net    as he went on his way
You can use the word cloud if you need help:
Get into pairs and read what you  have written to each other.   Next, look at the pictures:
source: Jamie Keddie, Lessonstream
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Blob on the bridge

  1. 1. This is a true story:The blob on the bridge
  2. 2. Look at the word cloud on the next slide and:guess what this story is about and what happens in it. guess what the hidden word is.
  3. 3. Next, you’ll see the story in pictures.As before, the protagonist hasbeen covered by a black blob.
  4. 4. Who or what is the protagonist?Could it be a bungee jumper, an eagle, a cow? Give it a name (X).
  5. 5. This is what happened to X :
  6. 6. One day, in the Sierra Nevadamountain range, California, X waswalking over a bridge, minding his own business.
  7. 7. When a car passed, X got scared andjumped over the side of the bridge. Somehow, he managed to catch a ledge and pull himself to safety.
  8. 8. News of X reached the authorities and when they arrived at thescene, they found him fast asleep on the ledge.
  9. 9. It was getting late so they decided that nothing could be done that night.
  10. 10. They returned the next morningwith a net, which they positionedunder the bridge. They shot X with a tranquilizer dart and waited for him to fall asleep.
  11. 11. They used a pole to push groggy X off the ledge and into the net. Xwas lowered to the ground and set free.
  12. 12. “My friends are never going tobelieve this”, X thought to himself, as he went on his way.
  13. 13. Now get into pairs and write the story in your own words.Just make sure you include the following expressions:
  14. 14. minding his own business over the side of the bridgeoff the ledge and into the net as he went on his way
  15. 15. You can use the word cloud if you need help:
  16. 16. Get into pairs and read what you have written to each other. Next, look at the pictures:
  17. 17. source: Jamie Keddie, Lessonstream

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