morning expectation vs reality

Morning Routines

Expectation vs Reality



reality wake up expectation
wear weather run away
pet give up cereal (2)
essay porridge come back
due whether remember






1. Waking Up
2. Weather
3. To Wear
Expectation: There. That was easy.
Reality: Best I could do.
4. Hair
Expectation: There we go.
Reality: I give up.
5. Teeth
6. Breakfast
Reality: We have no cereal that I like. All we have . . . is old porridge.
7. With pets
Expectation: I love Lola — and Lola loves me back.
Reality: Lola! Come on, Lola. Lola! Why are you running away? Lola? Lola, come back! I know you want to play.
8. Homework
Expectation: I don’t have any homework to do; I did it a week early.
Reality: I just remembered: I’ve got that 10,000-word essay due on Monday. I’d better start doing that.

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1. Reality: When Emily woke up and got out of bed, she fell down. True or false?

2. What was the difference between the expectation and reality regarding weather?

3. Did Emily do different things when putting on clothes for the day?

4. Describe the difference in her hair between the expectations and reality.

5. Was there lots of different kinds of food for her breakfast expectation? What kinds of food were there? What did she have in reality?

6. What happened with Emily’s pet in her expectation versus her reality?

7. Did she have the same amount of homework do to?


A. Are your expectations and realities for the morning the same, different, usually or sometimes the same or different?

B. What was the weather like this morning? Was it what you expected?

C. For breakfast this morning, I had fried eggs, bacon, sausage, mushrooms, beans and tomatoes. True or false?

D. Do cats and dogs come to you, run away from you or ignore you?

E. Do you usually have too much homework to do, a lot of homework, some homework, not enough homework or no homework at all?

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