Rachel’s dad sends her on an archaeological dig. At first she has a miserable time, but things get more interesting when the Professor thinks he has made an exciting discovery, and only Rachel knows the truth.
Illustrated by Sarah Warburton
Genre: humorous story
Strand 8: Explain their reactions to the text, commenting on important aspects.
Strand 9: Sustain form in narrative, including use of person and time (e.g. writing from a character’s point of view).