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Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears
Terms in this set (16)
What is the genre of this story?
West African Tale
Why did the iguana put sticks in his ears?
He didn't want to hear the mosquito.
Why didn't the iguana speak to the python?
The iguana couldn't hear the python.
The python thought the iguana was _____ about something.
Why did the crow cry as he flew into the forest?
It was his duty to spread the alarm.
How was an owlet killed?
A dead limb fell on its nest.
What made the night last so long?
Mother Owl did not hoot to wake up the sun.
What did each animal do when questioned by the king?
Each animal blames another animal.
How did the mosquito escape punishment?
She hid under a leaf.
Why was the mosquito's story considered nonsense?
Yams are bigger than mosquitoes.
what do words such as 'mek', 'krik', and 'wasawusu' describe?
They tell how the animals sound as they move.
If the monkey moved 'kili wili' through the trees, how did he move?
The monkey moved excitedly through the trees.
Why did the author repeat some words or lines in the story?
This makes the story fun to read.
What does the mosquito still do today?
The mosquito whines in people's ears.
What does 'kpao' stand for at the end of the story?
This is the sound of a hand slapping at a mosquito.
How are 'Coyote Places the Stars' and 'Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears' similar?
They have animal characters and explain something in nature.
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