I’m Late for School Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share I’m Late for School Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by Gareth Lancaster. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of Earnestness, The Fox’s Wedding and Shadow and Carly so, you can check these posts as well.

I’m Late for School Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Nearly – (here) about to
  • Wolfed – to eat wildly
  • Grabbed – caught while running
  • Rolled over – jumped on
  • Spun – revolved
  • Jumper – upper wear
  • Hurried – walked down rashly
  • Fuss – problem
  • Expertly – in very good way
  • Belted out – ran out rashly
  • Strut – walk proudly

Question 1: Choose the correct option.

1. The poet got up

(a) early for school.
(b) late for school.
(c) quickly for school.

2. The poet could have missed the bus because

(a) he got up late
(b) the bus was in hurry
(c) the bus was before time

3. The poet’s coat was kept in a

(a) bag.
(b) box.
(c) cupboard.

4. The poet was in a fuss while

(a) going to school
(b) eating his toast
(c) managing his bag

5. The poet had forgotten his

(a) trousers to wear
(b) bag in cupboard
(c) lunchbox

6. The bus

(a) had left.
(b) was late.
(c) was waiting for the poet.

7. The poet’s friends

(a) laughed at him.
(b) praised him.
(c) ignored him.

8. The poet _______ across the kitchen floor and ______ around the cat.

(a) slid, struck
(b) hopped, slid
(c) slid, hopped

Question 2: Read the lines from the poem and answer the questions.

1. I hurried down the stairs,
Wolfed my toast, and caused a fuss!

(a) Who hurried down the stairs?

Answer: The poet hurried down the stairs.

(b) What does ‘wolfed my toast’ mean?

Answer: ‘Wolfed my toast’ means ate the toast hurriedly.

2. My friends fell down in fits of fun,
And pointed with delight!

(a) Why did the poet’s friends fall down?

Answer: The poet’s friends fell down in fits of fun because there was something unusual.

(b) What did the poet’s friends point to?

Answer: The poet’s friends pointed down to show that he had forgotten to wear his trousers, jumper, shirt, socks and shoes.

Question 3: What did the poet put in his bag in a hurry?

Answer: In a hurry, the poet put in his bag his books, pens, lunch and shorts.

Question 4: What things did he carry for sports?

Answer: He carried bat and ball for sports.

Question 5: When did the poet realise that things were not right?

Answer: The moment the poet climbed aboard the bus, he saw his friends pointing at him and laughing at him. This is when he realized that things were not right.

Question 6: Why did the poet’s face go red?

Answer: The poet’s face went red with embarrassment when he realized that he had forgotten to wear his trousers, jumper, shirt, socks and shoes.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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