Exercises for The Hyena Woman Part 2

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A. How much did you understand?


In the second part of the story, the hyena marries the boy, but then she kills him.

Put these sentences in the right order.

  1. The boy jumped up, and killed the chicken.
  2. The hyena woman married the boy, and she began to live with him and his sister.
  3. She used her magic and changed herself. She wasn't a hyena now.
  4. A rat came up out of his hole. He saw the iron in the fire.
  5. Then the hyena woman picked up the boy's body, and hid it in the inset field.
  6. So the sister slept in her friend's house that night.


B. Who, what, where?


Answer these questions.

  1. Who was living in the forest with the boy and the girl?
  2. The hyena woman asked the boys in the forest to break something. What was it?
  3. When the boy was asleep, what did the hyena woman put in the fire?
  4. Who came up into the house out of his hole?
  5. Where was the chicken when she saw the hot iron?
  6. Where did the hyena woman hide the boy's body?


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