Pick out the line that suggests that the child is afraid of snakes.
“I saw a snake and ran away ...”
Which line shows a complete change of the child’s attitude towards snakes? Read it aloud.
‘‘I’ll stand aside and watch him pass.’’
‘‘But mother says that kind is good ....’’ What is mother referring to ?
Mother is referring to the snake seen by the child in the garden.
Find the word that refers to the garden snake’s movements in the grass.
The word is ‘wiggles’.
There are four pairs of rhyming words in the poem. Say them aloud.
away-say, good-food, grass-pass, mistake-snake.
A snake has no legs or feet, but it moves very fast. Can you guess how? Discuss in the group.
A snake is a reptile. It moves very fast on its belly.
Can you recall the word used for a cobra’s long sharp teeth? Where did you come across this word first?
‘Fangs’ is the word used for a cobra’s long sharp teeth. I came across this word first in a book.