Class 6

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐐𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐥

`color{green}(•)` It is common for brothers and sisters to quarrel, although sometimes they may not even be able to say why they quarrel.

`color{green}(•)` But how long do such quarrels last? How do they end?

𝘐 𝘲𝘶𝘢𝘳𝘳𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘥 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘮𝘺 𝘣𝘳𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳
𝘐 𝘥𝘰𝘯'𝘵 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘶𝘵,
𝘖𝘯𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘭𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘢𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳
𝘈𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘮𝘯𝘦𝘩𝘰𝘸 𝘸𝘦 𝘫𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘰𝘶𝘵.
𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘵 𝘰𝘧 𝘪𝘵 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘴𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵,
𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘦𝘯𝘥 𝘰𝘧 𝘪𝘵 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘨,
𝘏𝘦 𝘴𝘢𝘪𝘥 𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵,
𝘐 𝘬𝘯𝘦𝘸 𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘸𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘨!

𝘞𝘦 𝘩𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳.
𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘢𝘧𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘰𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝘣𝘭𝘢𝘤𝘬.
𝘛𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘴𝘶𝘥𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘭𝘺 𝘳𝘯𝘺 𝘣𝘳𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳
𝘛𝘩𝘶𝘮𝘱𝘦𝘥 𝘮𝘦 𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘢𝘤𝘬,
𝘈𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘢𝘪𝘥, "𝘖𝘩, 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘢𝘭𝘰𝘯𝘨!
𝘞𝘦 𝘤𝘢𝘯'𝘵 𝘨𝘰 𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘯𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵-
𝘐 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘨."
𝘚𝘰 𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵.
`\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ "ELEANOR FARJEON"`

𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐞𝐦

1. With your partner try to guess the meaning of the underlined phrases.

(i) And somehow we `ul("fell out.")`

(ii) The afternoon `ul("turned black.")`

2. Read these lines from the poem:

(i) One thing led to another

(ii) The start of it was slight

(iii) The end of it was strong

(iv) The afternoon turned black

(v) Thumped me on the back

`color{green}(•)` Discuss with your partner what these lines mean.

3. Describe a recent quarrel that you have had with your brother, sister or friend.

`color{green}(•)` How did it start? What did you quarrel about? How did it end?

 
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