John, Ann, and George were playing in the backyard when their mother called them in for dinner. They were very hungry, so they came running in and forgot to take off their muddy shoes. Their mother had just had her cream-colored carpets cleaned.
Maya and Tony moved quickly as the sky got darker and the wind grew stronger. They grabbed as many candles and flashlights as they could find, and they placed them all over the house. The air cracked with the sound of thunder, and the lights in the house flickered off and on again.
Based on what we already know, our prior knowledge , as well as what we learn from the little story, we can predict that the power will go out, but that Maya and Tony will be prepared with candles and flashlights if this happens.