Read the given extract and answer the questions
Suddenly, suddenly they heard a nasty sound,
And Mustard growled, and they all looked around.
Meowch! cried Ink, and Ooh! cried Belinda,
For there was a pirate, climbing in the winda.
(The Tale of Custard the Dragon)
What is the meaning of the word "winda" in the extract?
- a) A window
- b) A windmill
- c) A windpipe
- d) A windstorm
Answer written by the student:
a) A window
- The word "winda" is a slang term that means a window.
- In the extract, the word "winda" is used to show how the pirate is entering the house through a window.
- The word "winda" also creates a rhyme with the word "Belinda", which matches the rhyme scheme of the poem.🏠
What punctuation mark is used after "Meowch" and "Ooh" in the extract?