Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Read the tale and put the verbs into Past Simple Tense. Once upon a time, there was (be) a family of Bears: Papa Bear, Mama Bear and Baby Bear. One day Mama Bear (1)______(make) a wonderful porridge breakfast, but it was very hot to eat. So they (2)______ (decide) to go out while the porridge (3)______(cool) off. A little girl named Goldilocks was on a walk in the forest that morning. She (4)______(see) the house and got a whiff of the wonderful porridge. First she looked in at the window, and then she peeped in at the keyhole. She (5)______ (knock) but nobody answered. She went inside. At the table in the kitchen, there (6)______(be) three bowls of porridge. Goldilocks was hungry. She (7) ______(taste) the porridge from the biggest bowl. "This porridge is too hot!" she (8) ______(exclaim). So, she tasted the porridge from the smaller bowl. "This porridge is too cold," she said So, she (9)______(taste) the smallest bowl of porridge. "Ahhh, this porridge is just right," she (10)______(say) happily and she (11)_____(eat) it all up. Then she (12)______(feel) a little tired. So, she (13)______(walk) into the living room where she saw three chairs. The first chair was too high. The second chair was too low. So she (14)______(try) the last chair. "Ahhh, this chair is just right," she (15)_____(say) But the chair (16)______(break) into pieces! Goldilocks was very tired by this time, so she (17)______ (go) upstairs to the bedroom. She (18)______(lie) down in the first bed, but it was too hard. Then she (19)______(lie) in the second bed, but it was too soft, too. Then she (20)______(lie) down in the third bed and it was just right. Goldilocks (21)_____(fall) asleep. As she was sleeping, the three bears came home. "Someone's been eating my porridge," growled Papa Bear. "Someone's been eating my porridge," said Mama Bear. "Someone's been eating my porridge – and it’s all gone!" (22)______(cry) Baby Bear. Then they went to the living room. "Someone's been sitting in my chair," growled Papa Bear. "Someone's been sitting in my chair," said Baby Bear. "Someone's been sitting in my chair, and it is broken!" (23)______(cry) Mama Bear. They decided to look around some more. They got upstairs to the bedroom. "Someone's been sleeping in my bed," growled Papa Bear. "Someone's been sleeping in my bed, too" said the Mama Bear. "Someone's been sleeping in my bed and she's still there!" (24)______(exclaim) Baby Bear. Just then, Goldilocks (25)_____(wake) up and (26)______(see) the three bears. She (27)______(scream), "Help!" And she (28)_____(jump) up and (29)______(run) out of the room. Goldilocks (30)______(run) down the stairs, opened the door, and (31)______(run) away into the forest. And she never (32)______(return) to the home of the three bears.

Exercises
I. Match the antonyms. 1) high 2) hard 3) hot 4) small (antonym – a word having the opposite meaning) a) soft b) cold c) big d) low

II. Match the correct objects to the bears. 1. Daddy Bear’s 2. Mummy Bear’s 3. Baby Bear’s

a) hard bed b) smallest bowl c) medium bed

She got up quickly and ran away. I couldn’t wait. Reward: 3 jars of honey . b) taste something b) consume wholly b) lock the door c) hear something c) have a bite of it c) open the door VI. Anyone with information. "I’ll call the police. But I was forced to go for a walk. closed her eyes and went to sleep. and saw Mummy _____my favourite breakfast meal – porridge. Underline five synonyms for the word `say`. went straight into the kitchen. What a mess she made! She broke Mummy’s chair. _______ the porridge. Wanted This subject is wanted by the Round Forest Police Department for questioning in a burglary. so I _____ it – and it was yummy! Well. I hope they will _____ her! VII. early making tasted hot dirtied worst forest catch What a day! I got up ______ in the morning. please contact the Round Forest Police Department. Daddy called the police. a cheeky girl entered our house without invitation." _______ Baby Bear. V. The subject broke into the Bears’ house last Sunday. Circle the definition which describes the expression. She entered the house without inviting. Give details. Personal Details: Name: ________________________ Age: 6 -____ years old Height: 100 -_____ cm Weight: 20 -______ kg Eyes: _______________ Hair: _____________________ Wearing: a red and white striped ________. Fill in the wanted poster. Mum is a great cook. Put the sentences in order. ______our beds. VII.III. (synonym – a word having the same or nearly the same meaning) growl whiff cry decide exclaim porride scream stair exclaim IV. Daddy wanted us to go. While we were strolling in the_______. Read Baby Bear’s diary entry and fill in the following words. blue _________ and green ________ . but what is the ______ – she ate my porridge ALL up! We found her lying sleeping in MY bed. b)___ She opened the door and went in. Look at the faces an choose the best synonyms for the word `say`." _______ Papa Bear. d)___ She got into bed. He said the porridge was too _____to eat. 1) get a whiff a) smell something 2) eat something up a) eat a bit 3) answer the door a) close the door "I’m very hungry. a)___ She ran out of the room. c)___The bears went to the bedroom and saw Goldilocks. down the stairs and out of the house. ___________ the chair and dirtied the bed linens. We couldn’t catch her. e)___ She ate all of Baby Bear’s porridge.

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