flesl.net paired stories: story exchange activity: Bradley Fowler

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exchange:
trade

error:
mistake

attack:
hurt, or try to hurt someone (to steal from them, kill them etc.)

wild:
living in a natural way (not tame, not a pet, not a farm animal)

injured:
hurt

• story exchange activity for ‘Bradley Fowler’

A. Story Exchange

1: make groups of three or four

2: decide who is going to be A, who B, and who C. (In a four-person group there will be a c1 and a c2.)

3: A, tells the others in a story about one of the following:

a. how i or someone i know was attacked by a dog.

b. how i or someone i know was attacked by a wild animal.

c. how i or someone i know was badly injured as a child and how this affected the rest of this person’s life.

4: B, repeats A’s story.

5: C (or C1 and C2), asks A questions about his or her story.

6: A becomes C (or C2), B becomes A, etcetera, and everything is repeated.

B. Writing

1: write a paragraph telling one of the stories you have heard (not your own)

2: exchange your group’s paragraphs for the paragaphs of another group.

C. Correction

1: correct the errors in one of the paragraphs your group has received

2: discuss two or three interesting errors with the other members of your group