Where Angels Fear to Tread Y9

Task 3:

Where angels fear to tread

This task is about reading to find information and make inferences.

Read ‘Where angels fear to tread‘, then answer the following questions.



How old is Ngorongoro Crater?

 Ngorongoro crater is a place which is two million years old  



` What word does the writer use in the middle of the story to indicate that he wasn’t scared of buffalo? 


 Maybe because the writer said that he wasn’t scared of a buffalo by instead seeing a lion.

c) What would have been a useful item to take on the walk to the lodge?
  A flashlight would be a useful item to take when you walk on the lodge because it was very dark.


d) Explain how the saying in the final line, “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread”, goes with the story.

“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread” refers to a person who behaves impulsively; they don’t think before reacting. The saying goes with the story because a group of people, Halina and the speaker travel to Africa before knowing very little about it e.g. dangers, animals, people.


That there are dangerous animals in africa and make sure you be prepaed and have weapons on you because they might approach and might attack you just to make sure be ready  


e) What two lessons could be gained from this story?

       i.  Don’t go to Africa without knowing that there are dangerous animals,people 


be prepared make sure you have weapons on you because these dangerous animals might approach you 

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