Thursday, February 26, 2009

Chapters 8 and 9

Today I want you to think with a partner about Sign of a Beaver and post some thoughts and questions to the blog...look at other people's comments and post to each is a discussion online. Have fun and happy discussion. If you are NOT caught up on reading...go up front and read.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Chapters 4 & 5 you've read through chapter 5...
take out a sheet of notebook paper and write me a two paragraph summary on what has happened so far. That means two 8 sentence paragraphs.

Then take a sheet of white printer paper and draw a picture showing your favorite part so far...color it...and write a caption for it...this is due tomorrow.

read chapters 6 and 7 by tomorrow :)

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Chapters 2-3

In chapter 2:
1. Why was it so important for Matt to keep the fire from burning out?
2. How does Matt start fires?
3. What advice does Matt's father give him about relating to the Indians?
4. What did Matt miss that he didn't think he would miss?

5. So...what does Matt encounter in chapter 3?
6. How would you feel about this if it were you???
7. Describe Ben.
8. Why do you think Ben could not go back to town?
9. What did Ben take? Why was what Ben took so important to Matt?
10. Predict what Matt will have to do now that Ben has taken the important item.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Chapter One

I hope you enjoyed the first chapter of The Sign of the Beaver. Please answer the following questions.

1. Why does Matt's father leave him alone in the wilderness?

2. What two gifts does Matt's father give him before Matt's father leaves?

3. Why are these gifts so important?

What do you think will happen next?

Read chapters 2 and 3.