The Bully Poem

The Bully

In preparation for anti-bullying week, Year 4 have been looking at a variety of poems, paintings and stories related to the topic.

Here is a copy of our new poem ‘The Bully’. Please read it and think about the following questions.

  • Who is the poet?
  • Why do the other children think he is a bully?
  • Who does the bully look for? Why does he choose these children?
  • Why do you think the bully acts the way he does?

Macavity – The Mystery Cat

Macavity - The Mystery CatMacavity – The Mystery Cat

Using your knowldge of Macavity – The Mystery Cat, asnwer the following questions in full senteces.

  1. What animal was Macavity
    1. How was Macavity described?
    2. What lines are repeated throughout the poem?
    3. What colour was Macavity?
    4. What game does Macavity cheat at?
    5. Macavity was said to be the _____________ of crime.
    6. What part of his body is sunken in?
    7. Why is Macavity’s coat dusty?
    8. Where might you meet Macavity the cat?
    9. Name two of Macavity’s friend.