Your Job is to find 5 questions, the answer to your questions, and page and paragraph number where the answers are found (if possible). Be sure to come up with good thinking questions. You need to ask the following types of questions:
1 Description question (question where the answer describes something
in the story such as a character, setting, or event)
1 Characterization question (questions that ask for certain descriptions or aspects of a certain character)
1 Cause and Effect question (the effect tells what happened. The cause tells why it happened)
1 Multiple Choice End of Grade question
1 Prediction question (question that leads to what will happen next in a sequence of events)
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Your job as passage picker will be to pick out certain passages of section that interest you or contain certain literature components such as imagery or figurative language. As passage picker you are to write down the page and paragraph number the passage is located in. You are also to write down the first two and the last two words of the passage and name what type of passage it is or why you chose it. Think of a question about the passage and write it down along with the answer. Also write down why you think the author used the passage in the story and what the passage adds to the story?
2 figurative language passages (simile and imagery)
1 descriptive passage
1 on your own
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Your job as character sketcher is to is to identify a character’s actions (trait) and explain or prove these traits, identify the character’s goal (which is what the character wants to do or accomplish), identify the problem and solution in the reading, and complete a sketch or illusion of the character.
The trait that you will pick should be implied traits, traits that are not directly stated in the passage, you should use descriptive words for these and avoid such words as good, bad, mean, etc…
When you list your traits be sure to include the page and paragraph number where you found the trait.
Your job is to sketch the Black Night.
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Your job as word wizard is to perform the following task with the list of words presented to you in each section. First write down the page and paragraph containing the word, and then copy the sentence that the word is located in. Reread the sentence, think about the word and how it is used in the sentence and write down what type of speech you think the word is and what your think the word means. Look the word up in the dictionary using the dictionary definition and everything you know about the word write down your own definition of the word. Explain how this word adds meaning to the story. Create a word wizard card for each word. On the front in large print, write the word, page and paragraph number. On the backside of the card include the word, page and paragraph number, the definition and draw a picture to represent your word.
Complete word wizard job for the following words;
Armor p.1 par. 3
Lance p.2 par. 8
Infidels p.5 par. 3
Knaves p. 15 par. 1
Slew p.21 par. 1
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Your job as the investigator is to use the given resource to find information on a given topic that is related to the book you are reading. You are also responsible for presenting the information to the rest of your group.
As investigator use the following website, www.yahooligans.com, to create
a short biographical paragraph about King Author.
Be sure top answer the following questions in your paragraph;
When and where was he born?
Why was he famous?
Where did he live?
Did he have any family?
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