Schema: Bullies, name calling
Text-to-Text Connection: Bluebird by Bob Staake
Inferring: The names of the animals printed in all capitals as used by the bull infer that the bull is using their name in a negative way.
Cause and Effect: Because the older bull told the younger one to “go away,” the effect is that the younger bull turns his rejection into anger toward the other barnyard animals.
Synthesis: Discuss ways in which hurt feelings turn into anger towards others.