Vocabulary The King The Characters What Came First/Next Reading Skills

100

What is "porridge"?
Another word for a type of oatmeal...

100

What is because the others were looking at him?
From the illustration of all the characters on page 446, it is the best clue that the king was the most important character.

100

Who was the Duke?
This character choked on the king's soup because it was not good enough to eat.

100

What is he tasted the soup?
Before the King threw the soup on the floor...

100

What is his treasury was almost empty
We can infer that the king is angry and lost his temper at the beginning of the story because this unfortunate thing had happened.

200

What is "furiously"?
Something that is done "powerfully" is said to be done in this manner.

200

What is because he sent the peasant to the dungeon?
We know that the king was probably a harsh ruler from this clue.

200

What is made him feel proud about the glue?
The peasant showed he was the real genius of the story because he did this for the king.

200

What is his mouth became glued shut?
After the Duke tasted the King's soup....

200

What is when the duke could not speak?
It was the best proof that the king's glue actually worked.

300

What is a "peasant"?
A lowly worker is also known as this.

300

What is better soup than the cook?
Because he believed that he could do anything he wanted to do, the king challenged that he could make this.

300

What are curtsies?
The illustration on page 449 is the best example of these actions that the cook and all the female servants must do before the king.

300

What is he had asked the king to marry his daughter?
Before the peasant was sent to the dungeon...

300

What is they both gave the king more praise than he deserved?
it is the one way that the peasant and duke are alike in how they treated the king.

400

What is a "dungeon"?
It is another name for an underground prison.

400

What is a "contest"?
Because he wanted someone to identify what he had really made, the King held this...

400

Who is the peasant?
This character felt confident that he would win the contest.

400

What is sings?
The peasant is being led to the dungeon and he...

400

What is in the kitchen of the King's palace?
It is where most of the story takes place.

500

What is a "duke"?
Other than the King, it is another male ruler mentioned in this story...

500

What is he believed that only someone rich and royal could win?
It is the most likely reason that the King wanted his daughter to marry the winner of the contest.

500

Who is the Princess?
This character stated that the peasant was "clever".

500

What is he used the King's soup to glue the sole back on?
After the peasant took off his shoe...

500

What is spend time in the kitchen cooking like a servant?
At the end of the play, we learn that the king intends to do this most unusual thing for anyone of royalty to do.

The King in the Kitchen

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