Ms. Wejman

September 11th, 2017

Reading Homework ~ Week of September 11th

September 11, 2017

This week for homework, read Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo.  By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook.  At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Use each vocabulary word on pages 18 and 19 in a sentence.  Each sentence should have at least eight words in it. Complete the text to self activity on page 37. Answer the stop and think question on page 26 in five or more sentences.
Answer the Stop and Think questions found on page 25. Answer in five or more sentences. Complete the graphic organizer found on page 21. Answer the Stop and Think question on page 32.
Complete the text to text activity on page 37 using a Venn Diagram. Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this story.  Your letter must be written in correct format in five or more sentences. Answer the essential question on page 23 in five or more sentences.

 

September 11th, 2017

First Quarter Book Report

Every five weeks, you will be required to complete a book report which will be counted as part of the project portion of your grade.  Since we are reading fiction books during the first quarter, the first two book reports should be about a fiction book that you have read at home. The first book report will be due Tuesday, October 3rd.  

Name: __________________________________________________

Title of the book: ___________________________________________

Author of the book: _________________________________________

Fiction Genre: _____________________________________________

 

Please answer in complete sentences.  

 

  1. Who is the protagonist of the book? What is a character trait to describe this character? What are actions, words, and thoughts to give evidence to this character trait?

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  1. What is the setting of this story?

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  1. What is your favorite part of the book? Why was it your favorite? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. What was the problem of the story? How was the problem solved? If the problem was not resolved, how would you have solved the problem?

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  1. How does the story end? How could the story have ended differently?

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  1.  Make a prediction.  If there was a sequel to this story, what do you think would happen next?

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  1.  Name a person in Room 207 that you would recommend this book to.  Why would you recommend that this person should read this book?

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