ask for help blind accident fear What can you think of when the word fog is mentioned? fog get lost danger confuse
1.What is the story about? A young lady in the fog At 86 King Street. 2.Where did Polly live? 3.How did she usually get home? 4.What was the old man carrying? By bus A stick
1. The fog was very thick in the morning. 2. When she got to Green Park, the weather turned out to be fine. 3. Polly got to Green Park by train. 4. The old man carried an umbrella in his hand. 5. At first Polly thought the old man couldn t see her face because he was blind. 6. After arriving at home, Polly invited the old man to her home for a rest and he agreed. F F T F F F
1. Why did Polly leave work early? 2. Why did Polly take the Underground train to Green park? 3. What was the weather like outside the train station? Because there was a thick fog that afternoon and she wondered if the bus would still be running in the fog. Because the fog is too thick for the bus to go to King Street. The fog lay like a thick, grey cloud.
4 According to lines 20, what made Polly afraid ? 5. According to line 33, what did the man look like ? 6. How could the man tell that Polly was young ? The rough hand that brushed her face, and the mans voice that was close to her ear made Polly afraid. He looked old. He could tell Polly was young by hearing her voice.
1.Polly took an Underground train to Green Park. 2. An old man took Pollys hand. 3. A hand reached out and touched Pollys arm. 4. Polly thanked the blind man. 5. A tall man in a dark coat was watching Polly. 6. Polly and the old man turned left at the corner. 7. Polly felt frightened when a rough hand brushed her face. 8. Polly got to King Street safely. 9. Polly left the office at four oclock. 10. The old man went to help others.
1.observed a. with no people in it 2.sensed b. within the area that you can see 3.glanced c. felt 4.deserted d. watched carefully 5.in sight e. took a quick look 6.still f. not happening often 7.watch out g. not moving 8.rare h. be careful Word study
Fill in the following chart using the information you find in the story Fog to check your understanding of the story. PartPlace Time & weather Person What happened Polly's thought or feeling Part 1 Part 2 Outside Polly's work place Polly She left work early. She wondered if the bus would still be running. at the bus stop in the street later Polly; the bus condu- ctor The fog was too thick for the bus to run to King Street, where Polly lived. At 4 p.m. foggy
Part Place Time & weather Person What happened Polly's thought or feeling Part 3 Part4 later Polly; a tall man A tall man in a dark coat is on the train. She sensed she was being watched. In Park Street; at the corner of the street When Polly got to the station, the fog lay like a thick, gray cloud. Polly; a man A rough hand brushed her face. Her heart was beating with fear. In the undergroun d train; at Green Park station
PartPlace Time & weather Person What happened Polly's thought or feeling Part 5 Part 6 in the street Polly; an old man The old man took her hand and helped her find the way. She wished for someone to come, along. Fear held her still. She began to feel frightened again. outside Polly's house at King Street late that day Polly; the old blind man The old man left to help more people in need. Polly was thankful. It was dark.
1.What is the personality( ) of the old man? 2. What can we do to help those disabled like the old blind man?
Reading strategy: read a story There are different types of stories. Stories have basic elements as follows: What happened; When it happened ; Where it happened; Why it happened; Who was involved in the event. A story with a climax or a surprising ending is usually more eye-catching.
Retell the story Fog with the help of the following chart.
Outside Pollys working place At the bus stop on the street In the underground train At Green Park station In Park Street At the corner of the street In the street near King Street At 86 King Street
1. Suppose you are the editor of the newspaper, try to interview Polly to know more about what happened to her. 2. Prepare questions on page 5. 3. Read the article in Part B in Reading on page 95 of the workbook.