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The Owl and the Pussycat S12 Reflect on ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’ by Edward Lear and give reasons for your opinions.

Task 1

What did you like about the story?

        Maybe, the happy ending or the rhyming words and rhythm.

Was there anything you disliked about it?

        Maybe, you liked everything about the poem.


Was there anything that puzzled you?


        -Why did the Owl and the Pussycat sail away?

        -What did they do for a year and a day?

        -What does a Bong Tree look like?


Does it remind you of anything?  Did you notice any pattern or common themes?

Maybe, the story’s happy ending is like traditional tales where characters fall in love, get married and live happily ever after.


Task 2

Record your ideas in sentences.  You could also draw a picture of your favourite part of the story if you wish to.