Why do you think Petra and Calder are not friends right now? Do you think they will become friends? Why or why not?
Write a Say Something for Chapters 3 and 4 of our novel.
Use the "Say Something" strategy to post a comment on our blog after reading Chapters 1 and 2 of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes.
What did you learn about ancient civilizations through our simulations?
What was most important?
What were some of the good decisions you made?
What were some of the not-so-good decisions you made?
What would you do differently if we did this again?
After finishing Holes, what character did you find the most interesting? Why?
Give at least three reasons why that character is interesting.
*Keep in mind that you don't have to pick the "good guys."
The chapter ends with these words: “. . . and for the first time in
over a hundred years, a drop of rain fell into the empty lake.” Answer all three questions.
1. Does this seem important to you?
2. Why do you suppose the author chose to end Part II here?
3. What do you think this means for the future?
Zero's giraffe, Jaffy, was his sense of comfort when his mother had to leave during unexplainable times. What gives you comfort during troubled times? Explain your response.
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