Day 7

The Jungle Book Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    "Her Majesty's Servants" is a first person account, given by an unnamed narrator. What can we tell about the character who is telling us this story?

    Students may decide that the narrator is most likely:

    • male
    • British
    • a soldier
    • has an affinity for animals

    Students may draw other conclusions about his personality based on what they read.

  2. 2

    The Jungle Book has been adapted to other media many times. The Mowgli stories are the most frequently adapted, but "The White Seal," "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," and "Toomai of the Elephants" have all been made into Hollywood feature films or shorts. "Her Majesty's Servants" is the only story from this collection that is not the basis for a...

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