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  1. I think it is called standing proud because Davey could of reacted and shouted at the class bully but he didn’t all he did was stood proud.

  2. It is called standing proud because Dave wanted to stand proud for himself so the Sam wouldn’t bully him anymore and ignore him. ” Oh he not reacting maybe i won’t bully him”.

    When it said smile smashed away it meant his smile turning upside down and Sam making him sad.

    • Great suggestions Binil! I’m so pleased you’ve had chance to listen to the story and think about these questions already. Well done 🙂 See you soon!

  3. When it meant standing proud it meant by standing up for yourself and never let your self down so the bully will say ” Oh he is not getting my attention maybe i will leave him alone”.

    When it said smiled smashed away it meant by his smile turning upside down and make his happiness go away from him

  4. I think when they say his smile was smashed away I think that they mean Daveys smile was fading because if the class bully is hurting him he might not want to smile.

  5. It’s called standing proud because ignoring a person could hurt feelings.

    When the bully bullies you it hurts your feelings badly. Your smile smashes away and the bullies psychically hurts your feelings by saying bad words to make you feel bad.

  6. It is called standing proud because David stands up to Sam and he is tired of being bullied by Sam so he stands his ground, he does not want to be weak anymore.

    His smile will be smashed away means he won’t be smiling anymore.

    • Great responses! Well done Alexander. I can’t wait to hear your thoughts later in our online lessons!

  7. I really enjoyed seeing everyone and talking to them also I really liked talking to you because it’s good to talk to my teacher again

    • I’m pleased that you enjoyed it. It was really great to speak to you too Evan! I can’t wait for the next time 🙂

  8. The title of Chapter 7 is called Standing Proud because Davey never gave into him, instead just ignoring the fact he existed.
    When she describes his smug smile being smashed, Mrs Blackman means that his smile always disappeared.

    • Hi Elyon! Great to hear from you! I love how you have written your responses on here! Well done 🙂

  9. The title of chapter 7 is called Standing Proud because Davey stands proud to the class bully. He does this because he doesn’t want to get bullied anymore.

    Sam’s face gets smashed away because he tries to bully Davey but it doesn’t work because Davey ignores him. To have your faces smashed way means your smile turns into a frown and you become sad.

    • I agree Dylan! He does stand proudly, to defend himself.
      It’s great to see you answers on here 🙂

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