John Marsden Writing Topic #17
You find a bicycle in a chimney. Give four explanations of how it came to be there.**
1. Someone tried to throw the bike onto the roof from the inside the house via the chimney.
2. Someone tried to break into the house by riding a bike down the chimney.
3. The bike was on the roof and a gust of wind threw the bike in.
4. Someone was testing whether a bike could be thrown down a chimney.
**Reference: Marsden, J 1998, Everything I Know About Writing, Pan Macmillan, Australia.