This week for homework, read The Night Journey by Kathryn Lasky. By Thursday, 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.

How do you think the setting affects the events of the story? Please answer the question in three sentences.

What do you think was the author’s purpose writing this story? Please answer the question in three sentences.

Before you read, preview three pictures. Please list the pictures that you previewed. From previewing the pictures, what do you predict this story to be about? After reading, please enhance your prediction.

Find the words: din, lambent, inexorable, ample, and obliterated in the story. Use each word in your own sentence. If you do not know what the word means look up the word in the glossary. Each sentence must have eight words.

Complete the two Focus Questions on page 277. Answers should be written in complete sentences.

Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this memoir. Your letter must have five sentences.

Answer the Within the Selection questions found on page 277. Please answer in complete sentences.

Make three connections with this story.

Answer the bullet point found in the Across Selections on page 277. You must answer the two bullet point in two sentences.