Sally and Joseph were playing baseball. When it was
4-3 for Sally, Joseph hit the ball out of sight. There was a sound.
Clank! Clank! Then the alarm went off. Sally whipped around and charged
around the house. It looked like she was going to go inside. Finally, at
the last window, she saw it. “Joseph, come over here!” she yelled.
He came darting around the corner. Out of breath he said, “Rats.”
Suddenly, Mom’s car came heading up the hill. At least her windows were
closed, so she couldn’t hear the alarm. “Oh, no!” said Joseph.
Sally tried to put the shards back in place when Joseph shut off the
alarm and answered the phone. Putting the shards back in place didn’t
work. “Pass tape!” she called. In about ten seconds, she had taped the
shards to the window and taped the cracks. Just as Mom came into the
garage, they went upstairs.
“Okay” said Sally “Let’s go play baseball at the field across the
“Now?” asked Joseph.
“Sure!” said Sally. “MOM! WE’RE GOING TO THE FIELD ACROSS THE STREET!”