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Who done it

  1. 1. Who done it?
  2. 2. The characters: A shopkeeper Her two children A young man An eight-year-old boy The police
  3. 3. The setting: A corner shop in Manchester.
  4. 4. The props A balaclava A gun A plastic bag A packet of Smarties
  5. 5. Some phrases from the story: A young man came in to buy a newspaper. He pointed a gun at her and told her to fill up the bag. I pretended to reach for some money. They are taking the case very seriously, like all cases which involve a firearm, fake or not.
  6. 6. Your turn! Work in groups to come up with your own version of the story. When you’ve finished, share your story with the classs.
  7. 7. Here we go! Eight-year-old tries to rob sweet shop. Manchester police are looking for an eight-year-old boy who attempted to hold up a sweet shop last night in the suburb of Ashton-under-Lyme.
  8. 8.  The boy, who was wearing a balaclava, went into the corner shop and bought a packet of Smarties for 25p. As the shopkeeper gave him his change a young man came in to buy a newspaper. The boy waited until the man had gone then threw a plastic bag at the shopkeeper. At the same time he pointed a gun at her and told her to fill up the bag.
  9. 9.  “I’m not sure whether he wanted me to fill it with sweets or with money,” said the shopkeeper, who did not want to give her name. “I didn’t know if the gun was real or not, but it certainly looked more real than the guns my little boy plays with. I was quite frightened because I had my children with me. I pretended to reach for some money, but I pressed the alarm instead. When it went off he turned and ran out of the shop.”
  10. 10. She described the boy as 1.2metres tall, and dressed in jeansand a dark coat. The police areasking the public to help. They saythey are taking the case veryseriously, like all cases whichinvolve a firearm, fake or not.
  11. 11. What’s missing? Manchester police are looking for an eight-year-old boy who __________ hold up a sweet shop last night in the suburb of Ashton- under-Lyme.
  12. 12. What’s missing? At the same time he pointed a gun at her and ___ her ___ fill up the bag.
  13. 13. What’s missing? “I’m not sure whether he _________ fill it with sweets or with money,” said the shopkeeper, who did not want to give her name.
  14. 14. What’s missing? I ________ reach for some money, but I pressed the alarm instead.
  15. 15. What’s missing? The police are ______ the public __ help.

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