Gain a sense of responsibility and knowing what it's like to have someone's fate in their hands. Our resource is great for quizzes, vocabulary and writing prompts. Predict what will happen between Tree-ear and Min, and whether Tree-ear will become a potter. Match characters to their actions in the story. Use words in a sentence to show its meaning. Describe how Tree-ear prepares the clay for Min, and how different the process would be today. Write the step-by-step instructions on Kang's new technique for making pottery. Compare Min and Kang's work in a Venn Diagram. Design a poster advertising Min's pottery. Find the cities from the novel on a setting map of Korea. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.About the Novel:Set in 12th Century Korea, Tree-ear — an orphaned little boy — lives under a bridge with a disabled older friend and caretaker named Crane-man. Tree-ear is fascinated with a local potter named Min and dreams of creating his own ceramics. The trade of potter is unfortunately passed down from father to son, therefore Min can't teach Tree-ear the trade. The Royal Emissary tours the village in search for a new potter for the palace. Min and Kang — another pottery-maker — compete for the honor. The emissary chooses Kang but tells Min that if he can create more work and bring it to Puyo, he will reconsider his choice. Now, Min's fate rests in the hands of Tree-ear, who must deliver the pottery to the palace.
Better understand the impact of industry on the environment, and what lengths companies will go for prime real estate. Hold students accountable for thinking before they read with vocabulary and prior knowledge questions. Students give their own strategies when dealing with bullies. Put events from the story in the order that they happened when Beatrice and Roy take Mullet Fingers to the emergency ward. Students describe their impression of Beatrice's stepmother. Find the synonym of vocabulary words used in a sentence. Create similes, drawing on the author's use in the novel as examples. List the main events of the story in the order that they happened in a Sequence Chart. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.About the Novel:Hoot is the delightful story of Roy Eberhardt, who finds himself in the unenviable position of being the new boy at his school. Roy's trouble-filled life takes a turn for the better when he encounters a peculiar " running boy" who answers only to " Mullet Fingers" . The two boys save a colony of burrowing owls from being disrupted at a local construction site. Along the way they learn many life lessons as they deal with many challenges. Roy and Mullet Fingers gather help in their quest from some of the most unexpected sources, and finally uncover the truth about how Mother Paula is attempting to circumvent the law in having their restaurant built on that particular site.
Readers question the laws and regulations towards animals with this story of a determined boy and his love for an abused dog. Help students with reasoning and literary skills. Delve into Marty's state of mind by recalling different reasons he has for not liking Judd Travers. Answer multiple choice questions to describe how each character feels. Predict what will happen on Friday when Judd goes hunting with his dogs. Students take the themes from the novel and apply them to their real life by taking a look at the treatment of animals in their hometown. Match vocabulary words from the novel to their definitions. Track the lies Marty tells during the course of the novel in a chart. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.About the Novel:Marty Preston is a typical boy who has a big heart. One day he comes across a stray beagle, whom Marty soon discovers is being abused and his heart goes out to him. As a result, Marty tries to hide the dog from its owner, Judd Travers. In order for him to secretly care for the dog, he must lie to his parents, steal food, and build a pen for the puppy he names Shiloh. Meanwhile, Shiloh gets attacked by the neighbor's big German Shepherd, and Marty now has to face reality, his parents and Judd Travers.