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The King in the Kitchen By Margaret E. Slattery
Genre: Play Characters: King Princess Cook 1 st Kitchen Maid 2 nd Kitchen Maid Guard Peasant Duke
Vocabulary That man is a peasant a. loner b. worker
This room looks like a dungeon. a. prison b. basement
My cousin comes from a noble family. a. grand b. popular
Is that the duke? a. lawyer b. ruler
The travelers saw the majesty of the mountains. a. peaks b. beauty
The dog waved its tail furiously. a. easily b. powerfully
Daniel ate all his porridge. a. oatmeal b. pudding
Comprehension Which detail is the best clue that the king was probably a harsh and difficult ruler? a. He sent the peasant to the dungeon. b. He gave the duke glue to eat.
a. He sent the peasant to the dungeon.
Why did the king think he could make a soup that would be better than the cooks soup? a. He had a recipe before going to the kitchen. b. He believed he could do anything he wanted to.
Why did the king have a contest? a. He wanted to find the best husband for his daughter. b. He wanted someone to identify what he had made.
What is the most likely reason the king wanted his daughter to marry the winner of the contest? a. He believed only someone rich and royal could win. b. He wanted his daughter to live happily ever after.
a. He believed only someone rich and royal could win.
Which of these events from the selection happened first? a. The peasant asked to marry the princess. b. The duke tasted the kings soup.
Why did the duke choke on the kings dish? a. It was not good enough to eat. b. It was not finished cooking.
a. It was not good enough to eat.
How did the peasant show that he was the real genius in this selection? a. He entered the kings contest for the princess. b. He made the king feel proud about the glue.
a. The duke could not speak. b. The king began to make more. How did the peasant show that he was the real genius in this selection?
a. The duke could not speak.
Which word does this picture help you understand? a. peasant b. nonsense c. dungeon d. curtsies
Partner Work Turn to your partner and discuss… How were the peasant and the duke ALIKE in the way that they treated the king?
They both gave the king more praise than he probably deserved.
Discuss with your partner… What is unusual about where the king will spend most of his time in the near future?
Kings usually do not spend much time in the kitchen or do their own cooking.
Where did MOST of the story take place? Be specific.
The story took place MOSTLY in the kitchen of the kings palace.