Chapter 4: Kensuke Kingdom

Chapter four comprehension

1) What does Michael mistake for Stella?

2) What sends you mad if you drink it?

3) How do you think Michael feels as he waits to be rescued?

4) What does Michael worry about as he explores the island?

5) How does Michael Morpurgo use language to show Michael’s terror in the sea?

6) Michael describes climbing “laboriously”. What does he mean?

7) Do you think Stella is an important character? Why?

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  1. 1) What does Michael mistake for Stella?
    Michael mistakes Stella for his football

    2) What sends you mad if you drink it?
    Saltwater sends you mad if you drink it

    3) How do you think Michael feels as he waits to be rescued?
    I think Michael feel angry,sad,hopeful and scared

    4) What does Michael worry about as he explore the island
    He worries about stalked by the eyes.
    5) How does Michael Morpurgo use language to show Michael’s terror in the sea?
    He was describing a lot of things with figurative language

    6) Michael describes climbing “laboriously”. What does he mean?
    That it was taking time and effort

    7) Do you think Stella is an important character? Why?
    Yes because if Stella was not there then Michael would not have fallen of the boat.

  2. 1) What does Michael mistake for Stella?
    Football
    2) What sends you mad if you drink it?
    Seawater
    3) How do you think Michael feels as he waits to be rescued?
    Scared
    4) What does Michael worry about as he explores the island?
    Dying to starvation
    5) How does Michael Morpurgo use language to show Michael’s terror in the sea?

    6) Michael describes climbing “laboriously”. What does he mean?
    Really fast and difficult
    7) Do you think Stella is an important character? Why?
    Because she is the family’s dog

  3. Chapter 4
    1. His football
    2. The seawater
    3. Impatient and scared
    4. That nobody is on the island
    5. Description of his emotions,powerful adjectives and figurative language.
    6. He means that he is climbing slowly and trying his best.
    7. Yes because she is a big thing to Michael and his family.

  4. 1) What does Michael mistake for Stella?
    Michael thinks that the football is Stella but then he realises that the fur is not the same colour as Stella’s fur.

    2) What sends you mad if you drink it?
    The seawater in the rockpools make you mad. Also in the seawater there is salt which will make you more thirsty.

    3) How do you think Michael feels as he waits to be rescued?
    He probably feels worried and unsure on whether his parents are going to rescue him.

    4) What does Michael worry about as he explores the island?
    He is worried about the howling of the gibbons and if there harmful or not.

    5) How does Michael Morpurgo use language to show Michael’s terror in the sea?
    He uses powerful adjectives and emphasises it to make it more clear.

    6) Michael describes climbing “laboriously”. What does he mean?
    It might mean quick and professionally or thoroughly.

    7) Do you think Stella is an important character? Why?
    She is an important character because she found the fresh water, fish and red bananas.

  5. 1.He mistakes the football for Stella.
    2. The seawater sends you mad if you drink it.
    3. He feels impatient and scared.
    4. He worries that nobody is on the island.
    5. He uses description of his emotions,powerful adjectives and figurative language.
    6. He means that he is climbing slowly and trying his best.
    7. Yes because she is a big thing to Michael and his family.

  6. 1) michaels ball distracted him.
    2) salt sends you mad when you drink it because human kidneys can only make urin less salt than salt water.
    3) he feels scared and terrified because he doesn’t know where he is and it is a big island so you could get lost in the jungle.
    4) Michael feels worried as he explores the island because he can hear jimpanzeas and other things.
    5) he used high level vocabulary.
    6) laborious means that it takes a long time for you to do.
    7)Stella is important because a dog is important and it can find you food and do other things.

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