Archive for the ‘Reading Groups- December’ Category

December 7- 26 Fairmount Avenue

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

In this chapter, the city changes Fairmount Avenue so that Tomie’s new house ends up being up on a hill.  Tomie’s mom is very upset by this.  Why do you think she is upset by this?  Give at least two reasons why this might upset Tomie’s mom.

December 7- The Littles to the Rescue

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Aunt Lilly and Cousin Dinky are getting ready to fly over to the Littles’ house to help with the baby.  Is this what Mrs. Little wanted?  Use examples from the book to explain your answer.

December 6- Dear Mr. Henshaw

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Leigh seems to like his dad a lot, but his dad often disappoints him.  Explain your opinion of Leigh’s dad.  Include what kind of person you think he is and why you think so.  Make sure to use examples from the book.

December 6- The Twits

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Which do you think is crueler, that the Twits trap the birds on the trees or that they force the monkeys to do everything upside down?  Explain your answer using examples from the book.