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donderdag 12 januari 2017

Unfortunate Events

Lemony Snicket wrote 13 books in the Series of Unfortunate Events. Very strange things happen in these stories. Netflix has now turned them into a TV series. The TV series hit the screens this month.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • unfortunate - very unlucky, miserable, really bad
  • misfortune - bad luck
  • despair - the feeling of no longer having any hope
  • rife with misfortune and despair - full of misfortune and despair
  • guardian - someone who takes care of another person
  • chores - small jobs that have to be done regularly
  • wretched - very badf
  • secret codes - symbols, letters, numbers, and such used to secretly send messages to someone
  • in disguise - wearing strange clothes or other things so that people will not recognize you
  • hunt down - keep looking for someone and find and capture them
  • expedition - a journey by a group of people for a specific purpose
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. What does “perish” mean?

  2. Who is Count Olaf?

  3. What does Count Olaf want from the Baudelaire children?

  4. Why do the children have to flip the hourglas (zandloper a couple of times?

  5. Would you like to watch this series? Explain your answer.

Extra reading assignment
Are you more a bookworm? If so:
1. Check out the Unfortunate Events books from your library.
2. Start reading.