FC: Town Times | By: Carri Ella Yeager
1: Town Times | By: Carri Yeager | Eyer Middle School 2011
2: Once there was a medieval town called Torpsky. In Torpsky lived a little poor boy named Charlie. One day while working on the farm Charlie's father got very ill.
3: While Torpsky was under attack Charlie's home city was destroyed. Charlie had to rebuild his house all by himself as his father rests in bed.
4: Since Charlie was poor he didn't have enough money to rebuild his house so he had to get a job.
5: He went around asking for jobs when he stumbled upon this little old stand, where a little old lady stood. she was trying to sell fabrics, spices, fruit, and other goods
6: Confused Charlie asked the women "What is your name?". "Little Lady Lucy." She said. "Why are you here?", she then added.
7: "My father is ill and I need to rebuild my house. I am poor and don't have any money. I need a job." Charlie explained. | "Well Little boy you came to the right place. I work on a trade route and my last worker just quit. People get rich from trade you know?" Little Lady Lucy said with a smile.
8: Charlie got a job working for trade. He went all through the city selling goods to everyone around town. | He has learned so much about Torpsky. Charlie found out that the town is very dirty and grimy. Torpsky is almost never cleaned.
9: Charlie also figured out that the city has a bunch of fun things to do. | The food is great. People play sports and do a bunch of other fun stuff, and EVERYONE gets rich really fast!
10: Some people who live in Torpsky are kings, lords, merchants, and peasents | Kings lived in huge castles and some peasants don't have homes at all.
11: Things that are in Torpsky are Churches villages, places, and mansions.
12: After Charlie learned about the city he was off on his adventure, through Torpsky. He walked all through the town and met many people. Charlie even saw the king's knights.
13: Soon Charlie made enough money and his dad got better. He finished his house and it was beautiful. Charlie and his father became rich.
14: Work Cited | Mason, Antony. Medieval times. New York: Simon & Schuster for Young Readers, 1996. Print. | Medieval World ;Tools and Technology: Volume 10. Danbury, CT: Grolier Educational, 2001. Print. | "The Middle Ages -- Town Life." Learner.org. Web. 27 Apr. 2011.
15: Carri Ella Yeager Carri Ella Yeager is a 13 year old middle schooler who loves music, friends, and swimming for fun.