Writing Your Own Version of
The Gingerbread Boy
from Baker and Thorndike, Everyday Classics First Reader
Illustrated by Maud and Miska Perersham; 
New York: Macmillan, 1922, 53-62.
 
1.     You have read "The Gingerbread Boy" and done several exercises about it. Now write your own version of the story without looking at the text. The following list of characters will help you remember them. You are welcome to add your own details to the story.
an old woman, the Gingerbread Boy, her little boy, the old man, two farmers, two puppies, a fox
End your story by explaining what the Gingerbread Boy did wrong that led to his being eaten by the Fox.

2. Your first version should be considered a draft. Rewrite it and add more details by adding sentences, adjectives, adverbs, and/or prepositional phrases.

3. Before you feel you are done, check your second version for spelling and punctuation.