Can you continue the story? Where are Bella and her companion going?
What does ‘companion’ mean?
Who is Bella’s companion?
Do you think Bella’s cat is a ‘normal’ animal?
What are Bella’s magical powers?
Where is she going?
Do you think her family know about her powers?
If you were Bella, how would you use your magical powers?
Why is she walking along rooftops?
Can you draw a picture of Bella using one of her magical powers?
Bella had always been different from the other children at school. They looked at her strangely, and she would often hear them whispering about her when they thought she wasn’t there. Sometimes they whispered about her even when they knew she was listening.
Every evening when Bella returned home, her real life began. The everyday worries of school and other children were banished from her mind. Bella had another life. A life that was secret. A life that was magical.
As she clambered over the rooftops, with her trusted and faithful companion, she could feel the magic coursing through her body. It warmed her, like the glowing embers of a comforting fire.
All of a sudden she felt alive. Tonight was going to be a night to remember…
Can you write a compound sentence, where a colon separates two independent clauses?
The first independent clause describes something and the second gives extra detail.
Bella had magic in her fingertips: for years she had performed the most incredible feats.
These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help?
Bella walked over the tiles. She held her arms out. Her hair blew in the wind.