Monday, April 11, 2011

Project due 4/15

1)  Click here to see the directions and rubric for the final project due 4/15:
Final Project

Quiz on pages 112-136

Quiz on the end of the book.
1)  What do Maroo and Otak smell in the large cave at the top of the mountain as they pass?
2)  What does Maroo do that upsets Otak so much that he leaves the shelter before Maroo wakes up?
3)  What did Old Mother tell the childern to do if one of them is lost or injured?
4)  While walking down hill, what does Maroo do that makes her panic?
5)  What does Maroo find in the middle of the path while walking at night?
6)  How does Maroo defeat the animal she encounters?
7)  Why is Maroo and her family sad at the great feast celebrating their return?
8)  What happened to Otak in the blizzard?
9)  Who kept Otak alive?
10)  The elders talk and who do they decide to take to the hunter's winter caves?

Friday, April 8, 2011

Homework due 4/11

1)  Read pages 112-136
2)  That's it.  Just read.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Homework due 4/8

1)  Read pages 89-111
2)  Old Mother gives the Maroo and Otak a lot of helpful tips before they leave on their journey.  List at least 3 helpful tips she gives them.  Which ones will be helpful?  Which ones do you think won't work?
3)  Come in with one question written down that you would like to discuss with the group around what happened during these pages.  The question could be something you are wondering about, something you are confused about, something you would like to predict, or wondering if you would do the same thing in the characters place.
4)  You must write your own answer to your discussion question in complete sentences to the best of your ability.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Homework due 4/6

1)  Read pages 68-88
2)  Answer the following questions in COMPLETE sentences
a) What kind of person is Old Mother?  Come up with 3 adjectives to describe Old Mother and explain why you selected them.
b)  Give one prediction of what you think will happen next.  Fully explain your reasons.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Homework due 4/4

1)  Read pages 44-67
2)  That's it!  Just read.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Homework due 4/1

1)  Read pages 19-43
2)  Answer the following sentences in COMPLETE sentences.
a)  Old Mother suggests not to name the pup until a certain time?  When is this and why does she want them to wait?
b) Describe at least 3 things the family does for nighttime entertainment?  Is this similar or different to your life? Explain.
c) List at least 3 adjectives (or describing words) that describe Areg.  Explain why you selected each one.