Buddy: Part 1 Questions

(Questions from 0.00 to 12.30)

  1. What is your impression of Buddy from the opening scene?
  2. What type of relationship do Buddy’s parents have?
  3. Why does Buddy need 4 pound? Do you think his family are poor?
  4. Why do you think Buddy steals the money from his mum’s purse?
  5. Buddy is in the ‘express’ class because he is very smart. Do you think that the teacher is happy with him being in this class? Explain.
  6. Why did Buddy’s mum leave?
  7. What is Buddy using as a schoolbag now that his own schoolbag has ripped? Do you think that this is fair?
  8. What are Buddy’s ‘three wishes?’
  9. How do the other students treat Buddy’s friends? Why do you think they do this?
  10. What does Jules do to get back them?

(Questions from 12.30-25.05)

  1. Why do you think Buddy lies about his mum fixing his trousers?
  2. What do you think about the teacher (Mr Normington) who is giving out to Buddy?
  3. How does Buddy’s dad react to his bike being taken?
  4. What kind of work do you think his dad has got? Explain why you think this?
  5. How would you describe Buddy’s kitchen?
  6. Do you think his dad is trying to scare him with the ghost-story?
  7. Why do you think Buddy didn’t want Charmian to buy him chips?
  8. Why were the three of them so scared at the end of the scene?

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