Cheat!

by Allan Baillie
SYNOPSIS
Complete the synopsis with words below
original

unintentionally

dilemma

cheat

medal

classmates

disappointed

changing

reverse
question

unhappy

accepts

congratulates
similar
competition

blurts

surprised
office

This story is about two _________________ Lynne Webbings and Geof
Bolder. They both enter a short story ________________ where Geof wins
the first prize – the Holmes-Watkins _______________. Second prize winner
Lynne is _________________ but graciously _______________ the decision
and __________________ Geof. Much later, Lynne reads a story by the
author William Bradburie that is _______________ to the story that Geof
has written for the competition. Immediately, Lynne assumes that Geof
is a ________________ and has copied down the story. She is in a
________________ on whether to expose Geof or to keep quiet. The next
day in school, Lynne suddenly _______________ out the name ‘Bradburie’
in front of Geof. Geof looks _________________ but stays silent. Later in
the day, Lynne is called to the Headmaster’s _______________ where
Geof is waiting. The headmaster, Mr. Velos, explains that he is
_______________ his decision and awards the Holmes-Watkins medal to
Lynne. This is because Geof has told him that he might have
__________________ gotten the idea for his story from Bradburie. Although
both stories are not entirely similar, Mr. Velos feels that Lynne deserves
to win as her story is more _________________. Mr. Velos decides to
_________________ the results and Lynne wins the Holmes-Watkins medal.
However, Lynne is _______________. She begins to ___________________
where she got the idea for her own story.

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