The butterfly lion combines music, design and puppetry to bring a magical adventure to life. We are starting with the butterfly lion we hope you enjoy the story. I am wondering is this filmed in sir michaels home i like the wall paper. The butterfly lion chapter one comprehension teaching. Butterfly lion general questions and all answers chapter 1. The butterfly lion by michael morpurgo is the story of a young boy, michael, who runs away from his boarding school. Michael morpurgo the butterfly lion reading youtube. The butterfly lion is a childrens novel by michael morpurgo. I looked around on the internet and i could not find a list of the different chapters and so i decided to make one myself. This lesson tells the summary of the book the butterfly lion by michael morpurgo.
Browse inside the butterfly lion, by michael morpurgo, a trade paperback from harpercollins uk, an imprint of harpercollins publishers. The butterfly lion by michael morpurgo primary resources. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Give yourself a couple of hours to curl up with this book and be transported by this moving, lyrical, haunting, magical tale.
The blurb bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the african veld. This is one of morpurgos great works and will always be one to remember. The butterfly lion the butterfly lion is one of my favourite storys. Fabulous ideas and resources to help develop work with my y4 class on the butterfly lion. Michael morpurgo was unhappy at boarding school, and, when he was seven, he ran away. Butterfly lion chapter 46 esl worksheet by kellycoetzer.
In the book the butterfly lion by michael morpurgo, why does bertie become so attached to the lion cub. The butterfly lion is a heart warming yet bittersweet story. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the butterfly lion first modern classics. They will look for clues in the cover of the book and make notes. A young boy named michael runs away from a boarding school and meets an old lady living in a large. Each day, we will read a chapter from a book, along with a question for you to answer. The butterfly lion first modern classics kindle edition by morpurgo, michael, birmingham, christian. Aug 29, 2014 i looked around on the internet and i could not find a list of the different chapters and so i decided to make one myself. Turns out otto isnt so simple, though, and has been hoarding silver from the king and making bad money. They remain inseparable until bertie has to go away to boarding school and the lion is sold to a circus. Welcome to esl printables, the website where english language teachers exchange resources. General questions and all answers for chapter 1 of butterfly lion.
Use one of the chapter titles as the title for a new story. Try our free accounts, or just listen and download for free. The book cover sheet is a starter activity for pupils to complete in small groups. The butterfly lion written by michael morpurgo published by harpercollins all text is of the author and illustrator please print off and read at your.
What was the shape the clouds cast over the hillside. Luckily, edmund gets handed over to sir nigel, whos on his way to the crusades. He won the 1995 whitbread childrens book award for the wreck of the zanzibar, the 1996 nestle smarties book prize for the butterfly lion, and the 2000 childrens book award for kensukes kingdom. A set of comprehension questions related to chapters of the butterfly lion by michael morpurgo. They are inseperable until bertie is sent to boarding school far away. Write a diary entry from berties point of view at different points in the story e. Bertie swears that one day they will see one another again, but it is the butterfly lion which ensures that their friendship will never be forgotten. The book is about a boy who goes to boarding school, but missed home so much that he decided to catch a train home. Draw a picture of, what you think, the main character looks like.
Write down words around the outside of your drawing which describe how the. The questions for chapter 1 through to have been loaded in separate documents too. Butter fly lion 3 impala sprang away cub walked on unsteady legs put a fence and made a compound. It is a very uplifting story about a young boy named bertie. Draw a picture of what you imagine him to look like. Pdf the butterfly lion download full pdf book download. Christian birmingham bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the african veld. Michael morpurgo author, christian birmingham illustrator 4. He comes across a house and meets the old woman, millie. Youll learn about a young boy who runs away from his. Bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the african veld.
All in all, i wholeheartedly recommend the butterfly lion to story lovers young and old alike. And since edmund works under him, he is guilty by association. The butterfly lion grew from several magical roots. Bertie swears that one day they will see one another again, but it is the butterfly lion which ensures that. The butterfly lion by michael morpurgo pages 727 a bou t how lon g do butte rflies live. I am looking forward to seeing what the children produce. Opening extract from the butterfly lion we love to read. Beginning with a detailed plan for structuring a halfterms work on michael morpurgo, this book presents activities that focus on narrative structure, character development, settings and themes. Includes a range of retrieval and inference questions plus some short writing tasks.
You will be tested on the meaning of the word compound, a structure that bertie builds in the book and the. The story of a young boy who rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the african bush. The butterfly lion audiobook michael morpurgo, christian. The butterfly lion is a great book its a book with an exciting, cute story overall 5 out of 5 stars. Winner the smarties prize and the writers guild award for childrens fiction.
Reading assessment focus tasks linked to blooms taxonomy, indian in the cupboard, wreck of the zanzibar, carries war, artemis fowl. You will be tested on the meaning of the word compound, a structure that bertie builds in the book and the place that michael runs away from at the beginning of the butterfly lion. Bertie saw a white lion but when he went to tell his family nobody believed him but he kept believing in himself. The movement of the butterflies made the lion look alive. In the butterfly lion, michael morpurgo combined these ideas. Resource a full pdf of the opening chapter of the butterfly lion. The others have been loaded in separate documents too. Browse inside the butterfly lion by michael morpurgo. Reading response activity pack the butterfly lion a set of reading response activities perfect for use as part of guided reading sessions or for independent work. They have a wonderful companionship but things take a turn for the worst when bertie is sent to boarding school in england and his father sells the cub to a.
Nov 07, 2011 the butterfly lion grew from several magical roots. Until now the only such volume was the omnibus collection of the first fortynine stories published in 1938 together with hemingways play the fifth. Ivereading he ping you choose books for chi dren lovereading. Based on michael morpurgos bestselling novel, which won the smarties prize and the writers guild award, this stage adaptation was commissioned by chichester festival theatre and written by. Publishers preface there has long been a need for a complete and uptodate edition of the short stories of ernest hemingway. At the beginning of chilblains and semolina pudding, the narrator talks of the butterfly lion. Michael morpurgo is the author of over 60 books for children, including sams duck, the butterfly lion, the wreck of the zanzibar, and kensukes kingdom. I used this when i was teaching my year 5 students to make them tick off the chapters that they read and are confident with.
The book was adapted into a stage play by daniel buckroyd of the mercury theatre, colchester, which toured the uk in 20 plot summary. The butterfly lion by michael morpurgo 9780006751038. W hat wa s the na m e of the boy who s mea red the blac k boot polish in his ha ir. Butterfly lion michael morpurgo collaborative learning. Used with year 5, possibly suitable for year 6 as well. Bertie is a lonely little boy in south africa who one day adopts an orphaned white lion cub, who then becomes his best friend. Write down words around the outside of your drawing which describe how the narrator feels in the first chapter. The butterfly lion is the story of a young boy and a lion. After rain the blue butterflies descended to drink and the lion appeared to turn blue. Natalie cassidy named the butterfly lion as her favourite book on the bbc bringing books to life feature. When he and the lion are separated, bertie promises to find the lion, and his adventures unfold through the years and across continents during the great war.
Amrit bunet, age 15 anyone will be able to read this heartwarming story and feel a smile creep across their face. It was first published in great britain by collins in 1996, and won the 1996 smarties book prize. Edmund is but a simple apprentice working for otto, the coiner. They are inseparable until bertie is sent to boarding school far away in england and the lion is sold to a circus. The butterfly lion written by michael morpurgo published by harpercollins all text is of the author and illustrator please print off and read at your leisure. Bertie swears that one day they will see one another again, but it is the butterfly lion which. The butterfly lion is one the best books michael morpurgo has written.
The butterfly lion was first published by collins in 1996. What was worse than getting a canning across the back of the legs. The butterfly lion first modern classics kindle edition. Cfe 1st or 2nd level the questions are the same on both comprehension sheets but one allows pupils to write their answers onto the sheet and the other is for more able pupils to answer in a jotter.545 815 1579 845 237 49 476 657 96 594 1231 197 401 769 1539 1147 881 1019 263 77 156 1176 392 121 1423 37 1368 694 278 762 1503 1535 1439 995 724 672 973 1482 43 1311 1074 74 800