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The Laidly Worm of Spindleston Heugh – 2

Comprehension

1. What does the phrase ‘laidly worm’ mean?

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(b) drive back or away?

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(a) feeling envious of someone?

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2. Which word means:

(c) to move back or away?

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(d) a small, mischievous sprite?

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3. Which event stopped the witch queen’s power over the dragon?

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4. What do you think would have happened if Princess Margaret’s voice hadn’t spoken to Childe Wynd when he was about to strike the dragon with his sword?

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5. What do you think happened to the king?

6. Why do you think the queen was changed into a toad?

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7. Why did the author of this text use the phrases ‘Once upon a time …’ and ‘… lived happily ever after’?

8. What other story do you know that has a wicked stepmother?

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2976IR Reading Comprehension and Word Reading 2nd class  
2976IR Reading Comprehension and Word Reading 2nd class