Before reAding chApter 4 Encourage speculation, but do not tell students s the answers before they read the chapter. Let them r e Before reading activities (page 44) check their own guesses as they read. The best w answers are: Activity 1 before reading s n a Activity 2 before reading s Encourage students to speculate and to make chApter 4 while reading ie guesses but do not tell them the answers. They will it find out as they read that the only ‘no’ answer is
3 Because she thought that she would have a better life
iv number 2. t c a In all these activities it may be useful to help chApter 5 while reading students to clarify which Allegra is which:
1 The mother of the Italian Allegra (Allegra Three), to
2 Adrian to the mother of the Italian Allegra (Allegra
Allegra Three = The Italian family’s daughter
3 Adrian to Allegra the ghost (Allegra One). chApter 1 while reading
4 Allegra the ghost (Allegra One) to Adrian.
5 Allegra the ghost (Allegra One) to her mother,
2 F Adrian and his parents were on holiday in Italy.
3 F Margaret Henderson was English. chApter 6 while reading
1 The doctor said that the third Allegra was going to
5 F Adrian woke up in the night.
2 Adrian married an Italian girl.
7 F Allegra said that her mother was a long way
3 Adrian and his wife had a baby girl.
4 Adrian’s child speaks English (and Italian).
5 Adrian’s daughter is a happy child.
9 F Adrian saw somebody in the next bedroom. Additional questions: chApter 2 while reading
1 Who . . .? Allegra Henderson (Allegra Two)
2 Who . . .? Adrian3 Where . . .? Bagno a Ripoli
4 Where . . .? In England5 Who . . .? Allegra Henderson (Allegra Two)
Activity 1 after reading
6 Who . . .? Allegra the ghost (Allegra One)
1+12 2+8 3+14 4+10 5+11 6+13 7+9Claire Clairmont’s daughter, Allegra, died in 1822, butchApter 3 while reading
her ghost lived in the body of Allegra Henderson. She
was unhappy because she wanted to be with her mother.
She wanted to go to Bagno a Ripoli but she couldn’t get there alone. So she came to Adrian’s room at night
4 The daughter of the Italian family that Adrian was
and asked him for help. When Allegra Henderson died,
the ghost went to live in the body of the Italian family’s
Allegra. Then the third Allegra became ill too, but
Adrian knew how to help her. He took the ghost Allegra to Bagno a Ripoli and she found her mother there. oxford bookworms library stage 2 the mystery of allegra Activity 2 after reading Activity 6 after reading
They say that ghosts are dead people who cannot rest. Chiara Henderson’s daughter was called Allegra,
They are usually unhappy. Ghosts come at night; they
but she was often sad. She was tall and pale and she
often wear white clothes, and they are cold when you
had brown eyes and long black hair. She could speak
touch them. They can come into a room when the door
English and Italian but she couldn’t say the letter ‘r’. She
and windows are locked. When they leave, you don’t sees
was born on January 21st and she died on April 21st,
where they go. People are often afraid of ghosts. r e Activity 7 after reading w Open answers. Encourage discussion. s The Italian family’s daughter was called Allegra, but
she was often sad. She was tall and pale and she had
a brown eyes and long brown hair. She was born on
January 21st and she went to hospital on April 20th ie because she was ill but she didn’t die on April 21st,
it iv t Adrian’s daughter was called Allegra, and she was a c a happy child. She was tall and pale and she had greeneyes and long black hair. She could speak English and Italian but she couldn’t say the letter ‘r’. She was born on January 21st but she wasn’t ill and she didn’t dieon April 21st, when she was five years old. Activity 3 after reading Possible answers: ClAire: You must let me see Allegra. Why did you
send her to that terrible convent school?
Byron: Because it’s good for her. ClAire: No, it isn’t. I’m sure that she is cold and lonely there. I’m going to take her away.
Byron: Well, you can’t. I’ve told the nuns that they
ClAire: You’re so unkind. I’m Allegra’s mother. And I
Byron: How do you know that she’s ill?ClAire: I had a dream about her. I think that she’s
Byron: Of course she isn’t going to die. ClAire: You don’t love her! You don’t want her with
you, so why can’t she be with her mother?
Byron: Because she must stay in the convent.Activity 4 after reading The picture goes on page 36.
1 Adrian and the ghost Allegra (Allegra One). 2 To Bagno a Ripoli. 3 Because Adrian wants to take the ghost Allegra
(Allegra One) to her mother and make the Italian family’s Allegra (Allegra Three) get well. Lines taken from the text on page 36 would make suitable captions, for example: • ‘Are you going to take me to Mamà?’
• ‘We’re going to Bagno a Ripoli.’Activity 5 after reading Open answers. Encourage discussion. oxford bookworms library stage 2 the mystery of allegra
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