flesl.net paired stories: drills (Percy Wacker)

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• drills for ‘Percy Wacker’

drill 1: backwards expansion

- “the people inside.”

- “so no one would hear the people inside.”

- “the truck’s trailer so no one would hear the people inside.”

- “the air vent on the side of the truck’s trailer so no one would hear the people inside.”

- “Percy closed the air vent on the side of the truck’s trailer so no one would hear the people inside.”

- “when he got to the ferry, Percy closed the air vent on the side of the truck’s trailer so no one would hear the people inside.”

- “but even so, when he got to the ferry, Percy closed the air vent on the side of the truck’s trailer so no one would hear the people inside.”

- “It was a very hot day, but even so, when he got to the ferry, Percy closed the air vent on the side of the truck’s trailer so no one would hear the people inside.”

drill 2: replacement

- The people inside the trailer got hotter and hotter

- plane/hungry

- house/cold

- building/frightened

- hospital/sick

- boat/wet

- bank/impatient

- stadium/excited

- store/angry

- office/enthusiastic

- classroom/sleepy