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donderdag 14 april 2016

Mowgli and Baloo

The Jungle Book is a famous Disney movie, made in 1967. This week saw the release of a new version with all kinds of special effects.
The movie tells the story of Mowgli, a young orphan boy, who is left behind in a basket in the deep jungles of India.
In the movie clip below you see what happens when Mowgli and Baloo the bear start talking.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • get worked up - get very angry or upset about something
  • get on with it - finally get started with something
  • payback - revenge; doing something to someone because that person did something that hurt you
First read the assignment. Next watch the movie clip.

  1. Explain why Baloo says: “No need to get worked up.”

  2. Where are Baloo and Mowgli?

  3. What did Baloo do for Mowgli?

  4. Explain what it means when Baloo says: “Let’s quit wasting time.”

Extra reading and writing assignment

The Jungle Book is originally a collection of stories by English author Rudyard Kipling.
  1. Find out more about Rudyard Kipling and copy the main points of his life. Things like: when and where he was born, where he lived, when he wrote The Jungle Book, what else he wrote, etc.