Kensuke’s Kingdom and The Butterfly Lion Bundle

Two of my favourite Morpurgo books bundled together at a reduced price!

Kensuke’s Kingdom:

Book study for 3rd-6th class containing the following:

  1. Predictions

Themes in the novel.

3.Comic strip template

4.Chapter highlights template

5.Character study- compare and contrast

.My favourite character

8.Adjectives to describe favourite character

10.How did your favourite character change?

12.Setting of novel study


14.Points of view

16.Book review

17.Adjective, adverbs and verb hunt

18.Extra ideas


Persuasive writing

Writing from another point of view

Letter writing

Diary entry

The Butterfly Lion

Here’s some teaching suggestions based on this novel:

Discuss the cover and predict what the story will be about.

Themes in the novel

Comprehension questions for each chapter

Persuasive writing: Reasons for and against keeping the lion worksheet

Cause and effect worksheet

Favourite quotes from the novel worksheet

Chapter highlights

Persuasive writing: why animals should/should not be used in a circus

The story from the lion’s point of view template

Comic strip template to summarise chapters

Name and research four African animals

Procedural writing: how to look after a lion

Lion facts

My favourite character

My lion report

Book report

Book cover template

Adjective/verb/noun hunt

Extra teaching ideas based on the novel

Facts about Michael Morpurgo

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