1 Read the introduction on the first page of the book, and the back cover. Are these sentences true? Tick one box for each sentence.
1 These stories are about famous people. false
2 These stories are about people in New York. true
3 New York today is very different from the
New York in these stories. true
4 The people in these stories have unusual jobs and strange lives. false
2 Here are the five story titles, with a character from each story. Which of the five things below …ver más…
ACTIVITIES: After Reading
2 At the end of Soapy 's Choice, the policeman asks Soapy questions in the police station. Put their conversation in the correct order and write in the speakers ' names. The policeman speaks first (number 6).
1 - 'It 's a nice story, Soapy, but I don 't believe it. Now go and sit over there. '
2 - 'Nothing! I was thinking, that 's all. '
3 - 'Your mother! I don 't think so, Soapy. I think you wanted to go into the church and look for money. '
4 - 'So what was your plan, Soapy? Drinking andfighting? T aking somebody 's coat and selling it? '
5 - 'Huh! Policemen! When you 're bad, they leave you alone, and when you 're good, they take you away!
6 - 'OK, Soapy, what were you doing outside that church? '
7 - 'Thinking about what? '
8 - 'Look, 1 know I 've done some bad things in the past, but today I