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Kiara Mickel

Bibi's Explosive Language

Grades: 7th Grade, 6th Grade
Subjects: Writing, Reading

Student Instructions

Throughout Boy Overboard, Morris Gleitzman has portrayed Bibi as an aggressive young girl who expresses her frustration verbally through explosive language. Your Task: Locate some (at least 4) examples of Bibi's explosive language and explain what she means by them. EXTENSION: Why would Morris Gleitzman have created Bibi to be perceived by the readers as an aggressive young girl? Is this crucial to the storyline? 1. Tap the add button. 2. Select the drawing option. 3. Use the label to add your examples and explanations of Bibi's explosive language. 4. If you have time, add a picture using the drawing tool. 5. Tap the check to add to your portfolio.