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Writing Competition 2020-2021 P.5

Topic: How unlucky can a day be? Write a story about someone’s unlucky day.

 

5A

1st Place: Choy Hiu Wing Sophia

Ms Lee’s Unlucky Day

Ms Lee was teaching in 5E classroom when a student fainted, another one got a fever, another one caught the flu, one vomited and one more broke his leg... Ms Lee had never seen anything like this in her last 30-40 years of teaching so she was in shock. Suddenly the students were green and had decaying skin. They hopped towards Ms Lee with their arms extended. Bang! Ms Lee fell onto her bedroom floor. She was relieved. It was just a nightmare but she banged her head badly when she hit the floor.

As Ms Lee cooked breakfast a bird was pecking on the kitchen window which startled her and caused her to burn her hand on the pan. When she was eating breakfast, her cat jumped on the table knocking over her glass and soaking the exam paper she marked in water. ‘What an unlucky day!’ Ms Lee thought as she was frantically trying to dry the exam papers.

Ms Lee was walking to school. She tripped on a traffic cone and twisted her ankle as she had a splitting headache. The world was spinning as Ms Lee tried to stand up. She could feel herself losing consciousness and the world went black.

Ms Lee awoke to find herself lying on a bed. Her leg was wrapped in a cast. A doctor was talking to her. He said, ‘Ms, your leg is broken and you have multiple wounds. Ms, what have you been doing this morning?’ Ms Lee replied, ‘It’s a long story.’

 

1st Place: Choy Hiu Wing Sophia

Ms Lee’s Unlucky Day

Ms Lee was teaching in 5E classroom when a student fainted, another one got a fever, another one caught the flu, one vomited and one more broke his leg... Ms Lee had never seen anything like this in her last 30-40 years of teaching so she was in shock. Suddenly the students were green and had decaying skin. They hopped towards Ms Lee with their arms extended. Bang! Ms Lee fell onto her bedroom floor. She was relieved. It was just a nightmare but she banged her head badly when she hit the floor.

As Ms Lee cooked breakfast a bird was pecking on the kitchen window which startled her and caused her to burn her hand on the pan. When she was eating breakfast, her cat jumped on the table knocking over her glass and soaking the exam paper she marked in water. ‘What an unlucky day!’ Ms Lee thought as she was frantically trying to dry the exam papers.

Ms Lee was walking to school. She tripped on a traffic cone and twisted her ankle as she had a splitting headache. The world was spinning as Ms Lee tried to stand up. She could feel herself losing consciousness and the world went black.

Ms Lee awoke to find herself lying on a bed. Her leg was wrapped in a cast. A doctor was talking to her. He said, ‘Ms, your leg is broken and you have multiple wounds. Ms, what have you been doing this morning?’ Ms Lee replied, ‘It’s a long story.’

 

3rd Place: Wong Sung Chit Evan

Ben’s Unlucky Day

Yesterday, Ben had a bad day.

In the morning, when he woke up, he wanted to brush his teeth. He took out his toothbrush but he couldn’t find the toothpaste. So, he went out to buy toothpaste.

When he was walking along the street, a dog barked at him and started to chase after him. Ben immediately ran away quickly but the dog was still chasing after him. The dog ran faster than Ben and it caught him. Ben was escaping while the dog was trying to bite him. “Oh! It was painful!” he said. Ben was bleeding when the dog ran away.

After a while, Ben stood up difficultly and walked away painfully. He arrived at the shop at noon but it was closed. He shook his head and went to the other shop for the toothpaste. When he arrived at that shop, the owner said that there was no more toothpaste. Ben left the shop and went back home.

He arrived home at 2:00pm and he was starving. Ben decided to cook a meal by himself and he started preparing the ingredients. He was frying an egg when he burnt his arm. Ben didn’t mind because he was really hungry, so he ate the egg at once. Then, he started making a salad. Ben was cutting some vegetables when he cut his finger.

At 5:00pm, he went to the playground to play with his friends. “Let’s play hide and seek together.” Ben advised. He was running towards the tree when he banged his head carelessly. He was crying loudly while walking back home sadly.

What a bad day!

 

5B

 

1st Place: Lei Hoi Nam Helen

Peter’s Unlucky Day

Yesterday was Peter’s unlucky day. He was supposed to go to Mary’s birthday party, but lots of things went wrong!

He got changed and he was about to leave home when it suddenly poured rain. He didn’t bring his umbrella so he went back to grab it. He was on his way to the bus station when he when he stepped on a banana peel. He slipped and scraped his knee. He was soaking wet. He got on the bus when the train stopped. He got off at the bus stop near Mary’s home.

He knocked on the door and Mary’s mom opened it. He went inside and it was empty with no decorations. Mary was not even there! ‘Where is Mary?’ Peter asked. ‘She is on a vacation with her friends,’ said Mary’s Mum. Peter asked again, ‘Aren’t we supposed to be in her birthday party?’ ‘Her birthday party is on Friday.’ Mary’s Mum replied. Peter checked his calendar and realized that it wasn’t Mary’s birthday party yet. So, he went back home sadly.

 

What a day!

 

2nd Place: Woo Louisa

Toby’s Unlucky Day

Toby is a stray cat. He grew up on the streets. This is a story about his unlucky day.

Toby woke up in his box at around 7am. He jumped out of his box and started his day. He walked into a fish shop as usual and stole a piece of fish. When he was about to escape, the shop owner called the animal control.

They arrived as fast as they could and found Toby. They put Toby into a cage and brought the cage away.

Toby thought they were to bring him home but they brought him to the animal control instead. The people locked him into another cage with other animals.

Toby came up with a plan. He used his fingernail to open the lock. It didn’t work and cut his fingernail instead. He laid down and sobbed. How lucky is today?

Another stray cat next door – Sana suggested him to kick the door open. What a great idea! He kicked and kicked. It didn’t open the cage door. A worker was mad about how much noise he made, so he poured cold water on him.

‘Great! Now I’m cold, wet and lonely. I’m going to be killed!’ Toby sighed.

Toby woke up from his terrible dream. He was sighing with happiness when he heard the animal control arriving… 

 

3rd Place: Au Zi Yau

May’s Unlucky Day

May had the unluckiest day last week. She is always unlucky.

May’s mom told her to buy some clothes for herself, so shew went to the clothes shop. But she accidentally fell down, so she walked near a wall. But she didn’t notice that the paint on the wall was still wet. Her hands were full of paint.

Suddenly a dog chased her and barked, she thought the dog was going to bite her. So, May ran into a puddle of mud. The dog jumped and bit her. She thought nothing could get any worse, but she found that she was lost. She tried to find her home, but she walked ten minutes and she still couldn’t find her home. Suddenly, a car splashed water on May’s dress. She was angry so she went to the road and chased the car, but she didn’t notice there was a car behind her, so the car crashed into May.

 

5C

 

1st Place: Cheng Zachary Michael

Builderman’s Unlucky Day

Today is a sunny day. Builderman is playing some Roblox when his wi-fi network broke down. He was sad, so he went for a nice walk at the park. Suddenly, he smelled a gross smell from his shoes, everybody is covering their nose. He found out that he stepped on some dirty dog poo, how disgusting!

He quickly washed his shoes at the public toilet. After washing them, he decided to get some food. Builderman was very lazy, he didn’t walk a lot. So he ordered food on Foodpanda. The food arrived very fast but they got the wrong meal. He didn’t know what to do, so he went to a restaurant to eat. “Boom!” It started raining and there was even thunder and lightning! He started to seek shelter. When he saw a store he started running. The floor was very slippery, he banged his head and was sent to the hospital. When Builderman was resting at night, his doctor came in with a lot of tools. It looks like the doctor is crazy! Builderman was so scared, he didn’t know what to do! He started screaming very loudly. When he woke up, he found out that it was just a nightmare! How unlucky!

 

2nd Place: Chan Pui Yiu

Mary’s Unlucky Day

‘What a cheek!’ Mary yelled angrily. She sat on the sofa and started thinking about her unlucky day yesterday.

Yesterday, in the morning, Mary woke up and was going to eat breakfast. However, she found there wasn’t any food left! She quickly ran to the supermarket and wanted to buy noodles and bread. Unfortunately, a cup noodles was 50 dollars while a pack of bread was 30 dollars. Mary thought and thought, she finally bought two cup noodles and a pack of bread.

Soon after breakfast, Mary got a friend’s call and decided to join her friend’s birthday party. Mary wondered, ‘If I wear my old dress, they will think I only have one dress and laugh at me. I must wear a new dress!’ So she wore her new pink dress and went out. But it was raining dogs and cats outside and Mary got splashed by a car! Mary could only go back home and change her old dress back.

After a while, Mary’s friends were waiting for Mary when Mary was still on the bus. Hence, Mary got off the bus and ran to her friend’s home. She was sweating so badly that made her dress wet. When Mary arrived, her friends were playing games. They saw Mary and laughed at her. Mary was right! Mary cried loudly since she was really sad. She ran back home instead of joining her friend’s party.

What an unlucky day!

 

3rd Place: Chan Hau Yau

Ben’s Unlucky Day

Yesterday was Ben’s unlucky day. All things started yesterday morning…

It was a nice day yesterday morning. Ben woke up at half past ten. Although he needed to eat lunch soon, he decided to go to the park to have some fun.

On the way, he saw some colourful flowers, so he wanted to bring them back home. When his hand got near to the flower, a bee flew out. Ben was shocked. His legs started to run quickly. Unluckily, he bumped into a tree when he was escaping. ‘Ouch!’ A huge bee nest dropped on his head. A lot of bees chased him along the road. ‘Not again!’ Ben cried. He was escaping while he noticed a pond in front of him. He jumped in because he knew bees hate water. There was one thing he didn’t know before he jumped into the pond. The water in the pond was freezing! But gladly the bees were gone. His clothes were wet. He was very cold, too. He just wanted to get home. On his way back home, he saw a short path that no one was walking. He took the path because he wanted to go home to eat lunch. Sadly, he fell into a hole when he was walking. He shouted for help loudly. At last, he escaped and went home. His mum was very angry and didn’t let him to walk past there this month. What an unlucky day for Ben!

 

5D

 

1st Place: Su Jasmine

Sam’s Unlucky Day

Sam was excited. It was Sunday, and also his birthday. Mum allowed him to select this cake by himself. Sam loved a chocolate cake from a bakery which was quite far away from home, so he decided to take the bus there.

He set off as early as he can. ‘The bus will arrive in five minutes!’ Sam checked the app and said. He was watching his phone while walking to the bus stop. Suddenly, he tripped over a small rock and fell down. He wasn’t injured but everything was dirty. ‘Such bad luck!’ said Sam.

When Sam arrived, the bus had already gone. He waited for twenty minutes more for another bus. It used to take 30 minutes to go to the bakery but it took an hour this time because of a traffic jam. The bus was full of people. He didn’t even find enough place to stand.

When he finally got off the bus, a police officer walked past him, and suddenly stopped. ‘Hey! Aren’t you that wanted thief?’ said the police. ‘No…I…’ Sam didn’t know what had happened. The police officer didn’t let him say anything or explain. He caught Sam immediately and took him to the nearest police station.

After a while, the police officer found that Sam and the thief are the same height. Their clothes looked the same as well…The police officer apologized to Sam and they were excused. Although the police let Sam go, the chocolate cakes were all sold. Sam begged the bakery to make one more for him but of course, the bakery rejected and kicked him out of the shop. Sam could only go home with nothing.

Such an unlucky day!

 

2nd Place: Li Chun Wang

Ms Ng’s Unlucky Day

Yesterday was Ms Ng’s unlucky day. When she was going to work, she broke her shoes and slipped on the ground heavily. After that, she went home to change her clothes. When she was doing make up again, she broke her lipstick and missed out the eyeliner. She went to work without make up.

When she was having lunch, she spilled a cup of hot tea on her skirt and scraped her knee. When she was chatting with her friend on the road, she went back home messily. The bad luck wasn’t finished yet – a rat ran on her table and scared her deep down.

At the end of the day, when she was going home, she stepped on dog poop. And guess what! A bird pooped on her hair. So she ran home and took a bath. After taking a bath, she went on a taxi to eat dinner with her friends but there was a big traffic jam so she was an hour late. When she arrived, her friends were gone and left the bills to her.

She was going home sadly when all of a sudden it started to rain. Ms Ng was all wet. When she was home, she thought that the bad luck was over, but it wasn’t still. When she was cooking her late dinner, she burnt her arm and elbow. When she was taking a bath, she banged her head and slipped over.

At last, when she was on her bed, she screamed, ‘Today is such an unlucky day!!!’ When she was in deep sleep, a burglar broke in and stole her mobile phone and all of the money in the room! Finally, the burglar wasn’t caught yet so she could not get back her money and mobile phone.

 

3rd Place: Tang Bellerie

Zoe’s Unlucky Day

Today was such an unlucky day for Zoe.

In the morning, Zoe was frying some pancakes for mom when she burnt her arm. After a while, Zoe set off for school but then it started to rain. Zoe waited for the bus for 20 minutes in the rain without an umbrella. Unfortunately, there was a traffic jam. The bus moved as slow as a snail so Zoe got off the bus and ran as fast as she could to the school. When she got to school, she was already 30 minutes late. The teacher was very mad and she told the teacher, ‘I am sorry but there was a traffic jam.’ But the teacher was still mad and asked to meet her parents.

In the afternoon, she got home and her house was robbed. She tried to call the police but the robber escaped. Zoe was so sad that she cried bitterly. She did not watch carefully when walking and got stuck in a mud pool.

At night when Zoe was getting ready for bed, she banged her head on the door. She should have been more careful.

Today was such an unfortunate day for Zoe. I hope it will all be luckier for her tomorrow.