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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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You will be tested on these key spellings; you must put in capital letters for names otherwise they
will be marked wrong even if the letters are right.
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Read the word – copy it out correctly – cover the word and check to see if you can spell it
right – if not, keep trying – ask someone to test you.
WORD
2.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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WORD
Sherlock
Baskerville
Holmes
Stapleton
Doctor
Barrymore
Watson
Seldon
Mortimer
Lyons
Charles
moor
Henry
hound
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These events from the novel are in the wrong order. Put them in the right order.
A – Holmes explains he must stay in London. On the way to Baskerville Hall, Watson
and Sir Henry discover that a dangerous murderer, Seldon, has escaped from prison.
G – Sir Henry walks home alone across the moors after dinner at the Stapletons. The
dog attacks him but Holmes and Watson shoot it. They discover Miss Stapleton tied up.
B – Watson learns of a meeting between Sir Charles and a local woman named
Laura Lyons.
H – Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson try and discover the identity of the visitor who
has left a walking stick behind.
C – Holmes and Watson visit Laura Lyons who explains that Stapleton had offered to
marry her. He also made her write the letter to Sir Charles and stopped her turning up
or speaking about it.
I – Stapleton is presumed dead on the moor. Holmes explains that Stapleton wanted
the money from the Baskerville estate. He used the legend to kill Sir Charles.
Miss Stapleton wrote the warning letter to Sir Henry at the start.
D – Doctor Mortimer arrives and tells Holmes and Watson about the death of
Sir Charles and the legend of the hound of the Baskervilles.
J – Holmes and Watson hear a scream. The hound has killed Seldon, who was
wearing Sir Henry’s clothes. They immediately return to Baskerville Hall.
E – It is discovered that Seldon is Mrs Barrymore’s brother and that they are arranging
for him to escape from the country.
K – Sir Henry arrives in London and is followed by a mysterious stranger. He receives a
letter warning him not to go to the moor.
F – Watson discovers that the spy on the moors is indeed Holmes himself. Holmes
reveals that the Stapletons are husband and wife and that Mr Stapleton is really a
Baskerville.
L – Watson notices strange things: a dog howling, the Barrymores behaving strangely,
Miss Stapleton’s warning, and there is a man spying on him from the moors.
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