Exercises for Why the Hyena Never Runs Straight
A. How much did you understand?
Who said these sentences?
- "Hello, uncle. What are you doing here?"
- "I have many enemies in the village who are looking for me."
- "I'll tie you up in your sticks of firewood and carry you home."
- "Give me some food. I'm very hungry."
- "Bring me my spoon! The food's burning in the pot."
- "I can't give you the spoon."
- "I want to beat the bundle of wood beside the door."
- "I'm beating your brother, the hyena."
B. True or false?
Are these sentences about the story true or false?
- The hyena's sister sent him into the forest to find sticks of wood for the fire.
- The fox invited the hyena to come home to his house.
- The fox tied the hyena up in his bundle of sticks.
- The fox told his mother about the hyena inside the bundle of sticks.
- The fox gave the hyena some food on a spoon, and the hyena swallowed the spoon.
- The fox's mother needed her spoon, because the food was burning in the pot.
- The fox beat the bundle of sticks, because there were scorpions in it.
- The hyena beat the fox, and broke his leg.
- The hyena ran back to the forest, crying all the way.
- Now the hyena runs straight, because he has a spoon in his stomach.
C. Imitating animals
Can you imitate the sound of a hyena?
Can you bark like a dog?
Can you roar like a lion?
Try imitating animal noises, and make your friends laugh.