Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The Schwa Was Here By: Neal Shusterman
Questions for the Week of April 25th-April 29th:
What happened in the exposition of your novel?
How can you connect with this novel thus far? (Characters, conflict, setting, theme etc.)
Questions for the Week of May 2nd-May 6th:
Choose TWO questions to answer. You must use specific support and detail from the book to earn full credit.
-Why do you think the author wrote this book? Give examples from the book. Write in complete sentences.
-Write a poem about characters, plot events, and the theme of the book. Your poem should demonstrate comprehension of the novel. Poems should not be in complete sentences.
-Is your book realistic (true to life)? Give examples of why or why not. Give specific examples from the book. Write in complete sentences.
-Make up 5 interview questions that you would like to ask the main character in the book. Create higher level thinking questions.
-List some of the conflicts in the book. Explain the type of conflict and how it was resolved. Write in complete sentences.
-Make a timeline of events in the life of the main character. Start at the beginning and continue to your next role. You can use bulleted events for this entry.
Questions for the Week of May 9-13th (Due Friday, May 13th)
Choose one of the following:
-Write a poem about the plot of the novel. This poem should include information about conflict resolution and/ or the ending of the book. (Include exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution-directly or indirectly.)
-Create a plot line of about 10 main events from the novel. Include exposition (with characters, setting, conflict) rising action events, climax, falling action, and resolution. Label each part of the plot map.
-Other option-Due Friday as well. Create an Animoto advertisement to share with the class about your book.
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Everyone Must Respond to this Question:
In paragraph form, answer the following questions after finishing your book.
Rate your book from 1-10 with 10 being the highest possible rating. What did you like best about the book? What did you dislike? What kind of reader would you recommend this book to? Do you think it should be on the literature circle list next year? Why/ Why not? Give specific examples from the book to support your opinions.