1/ What did James think had caused Thomas Kempe to be released again? P. 93
2/ Where did James think he’d find a clue to Thomas Kempe and the cottage? P. 94
3/ James found some old postcards and newspaper clippings about what? P. 95
4/ What was the oldest thing that James found in the rubbish heap? P. 95
5/ What does “hard to decipher” mean on page 95?
6/ What did James almost drop the diary he found? P. 96
7/ Who was Miss F. Spence and where did she live? P. 98
8/ What is the name of the river that is near the cottage? P. 99
9/ Why did Arnold name the puppy Palmerston? P.100
10/ Did Miss Spence like Arnold? (read pages 100 to 101)
11/ What did the vicar use to try and get rid of Thomas Kempe for Miss S.? P.
Look up these words in a dictionary and write a sentence using each one.
Rationing enthusiast disposition tantalising immersed raptures
perplexing elaborate vehemently incantation sonorous solemnity
Miss Spence kept a very detailed diary of the events in 1856. Things
like this make very interesting reading to people in the future. Imagine
you were going to leave a diary of everyday events. Write a short account
of one day in your life including simple things that you think little
of but may be of interest to people in the future.
Things like: What you ate for breakfast one day, what you did with your spare time.
Imagine the reader may not understand things as well as you as they
may read it in a hundred years time.