Cause and Effect:
p. 6 and par. 4/5
Why are the Landon's in the Florida Everglades? The Landon's are in the Florida Everglades, because the manatees are an endangered animals and they are getting sick, but no other marine life are getting sick.
p. 9 and par 5, p.10 and par. 3/4
Why did Bridger come live with the Landon's? His mom and dad are divorced and the mom lives far away in Australia. Bridger's dad is a famous bull rider and was gored by a bull and put in the hospital.
How many different species of mosquitoes live in the Everglades?
p.13 and par.5
Characterization (question on someone different the character sketcher)
p.16 and par.7/8
What does Bridger think about Frankie and why? Bridger is confused that the best fishing guide being a woman, because this does not fit in his stereotypical form of what a lady does. A fishing guide is a man's job, therefore, with Frankie being a woman and being a fishing guide he leads on at first not liking Frankie.
"Thinking" questions on your own
p.25 and par.3
What do you think is the strange thing floating in the water near Watson Place? These answers may vary throughout your class. When I was reading I thought the strange object floating was going to be a sick manatee.
p.9 and par.5, p.10 and par. 3
Why do you think Bridger has these stereotypical feelings about how men and women are suppose to act differently in society? I feel that Bridger has these restricted feelings about women and men, because all his life he has been around a man environment. Since, his dad is a bull rider and has only been around men, he has not had a woman role model around him to tell him any differently.