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Where angels fear to tread
This task is about reading to find information and make inferences.
Read ‘Where angels fear to tread‘, then answer the following questions.
|How old is Ngorongoro Crater?
The ngorongoro crater is two million years old.
|What word does the writer use in the middle of the story to indicate that he wasn’t scared of buffalo?
____________”He waved his arm at the buffalo”________
|c)||What would have been a useful item to take on the walk to the lodge?|
|It would be much easier to bring a flashlight and spare batteries
|d)||Explain how the saying in the final line, “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread”, goes with the story. The fools rush in where angels fear to tread the way that it goes with the story is because they are inexperienced people that treated buffalo like sheep|
|“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread” refers to a person who behaves impulsively; they don’t think before reacting. The saying goes with the story because a group of people, Halina and the speaker travel to Africa before knowing very little about it e.g. dangers, animals, people.
What two lessons could be gained from this story?
i. Don’t act so impulsive and do things that come out of your mind take a moment to think
ii.Don’t be scared and also don’t be too brave
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