Cox_B.GIFThis is my (Justin's) page... I hope you have fun reading, and looking around.. So far I like the book we are reading (Bridge to Terabithia).. It relates to Chronicles of Narnia, and the Spider wick chronicles.

My Roles


April 1st


Connector:

This student is responsible for finding connections between the text his/her group is reading and the outside world. This means connecting the reading to the following: his/her own life, happenings at school or in the community, similar events at other times and places, other books or stories, other writings on the same topic, or other writings by the same author.

This part of the book reminds me of:

Kinda like my own life. I would like to show my mom but she will ignore me like before. I think she is really mean because we don't get along.

Character Captain:

This student is responsible for revealing specific personality traits of the character(s) within the novel. This means he/she will find examples in the assigned reading of behaviors/actions that help group members to know the character(s).

Peoples in the book:

Jess - Jess is a good kid. He loves to draw, but nobody will look at them. He has to do the chores like; Milking bessie (the cow), and canning with his mom.
Leslie - Leslie is a girl that is a really good runner.
Mom - Mom is kinda harsh. She makes Jess do the chores that women do in that time.
May Belle - May Belle is a little girl that really loves her brother. She worships him. She fallows him around him all the time.


April 3rd



Discussion Director/Facilitator:

This student is responsible for writing down 5 thought-provoking questions for the purpose of group discussion based on that day’s reading assignment. As the group Facilitator, it is also this student's job to direct the group discussion, keep track of student work, and rate the group's "Habits of Work" each day the group meets.

Questions:

Chapter 4

What does Leslie like to read about?
She likes to read about Killer wales attacking dolphins.

What kind of stories does Leslie like to make up?
Leslie likes to make up stories about


Chapter 5

What did Janice Avery do to May Belle?
She stole her twinkles.

What did Leslie and Jess do to Janice?
They wrote her a note about Willard liking Janice.

Who did they want to catch Janice smoking in the bathroom?
They wanted the principle to catch her.

Artful Adventurer:

This student is responsible for sharing an artistic representation of the material read. Avenues for expression may include: artwork in any medium, music, poetry, collage, music, mobile or anything else which represents an aspect of the material read.

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This is my drawing for the artful artist. This is the note that they wrote for Janice


April 8th


Vocabulary Enricher:

This student is responsible for finding especially important vocabulary in the story. Vocabulary selected should focus on words that are unfamiliar, interesting, important, repetitive, funny, puzzling, descriptive, vivid or those used in an unusual way.

Alcove: He was watching the girls room.
Encounter: It is when you have a problem with something.
Annoyance: It is when you get on someones nerves...
Hooves: Hooves are what they put onto animals feet so they can walk.
Stronghold: Stronghold is the darkness. Where Leslie told Jess what happened in the girls room....


April 10th


Connector:

This student is responsible for finding connections between the text his/her group is reading and the outside world. This means connecting the reading to the following: his/her own life, happenings at school or in the community, similar events at other times and places, other books or stories, other writings on the same topic, or other writings by the same author.

I cant relate to these chapters because I never been to Washington... I was in the flood in Independence, and Coffeyville. It was really scary.. I was really scared. I didn't like being there when it happened.

Character Captain:

This student is responsible for revealing specific personality traits of the character(s) within the novel. This means he/she will find examples in the assigned reading of behaviors/actions that help group members to know the character(s).

Leslie: Her and Jess said they were going to be best friends for ever and that quite didn't happen.
Jess: Jess went to Washington without his moms permission. She was half asleep when he told her. He said it was for school sense he was with his music teacher.



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My drawing of the creek


April 15th:

Discussion Director/Facilitator:

This student is responsible for writing down 5 thought-provoking questions for the purpose of group discussion based on that day’s reading assignment. As the group Facilitator, it is also this student's job to direct the group discussion, keep track of student work, and rate the group's "Habits of Work" each day the group meets.

Questions:

Chapter 11

What happened to Leslie when she went to cross the creek?

Where did they find Leslie?

What did they think happened to Leslie when she fell?

Chapter 12

What was they going to do with Leslie's body?

What did Jess say about Leslie down by the creek that he didn't mean?

Why do you think Jess said it about Leslie?

Chapter 13

What did Jess see floating in the creek?

What did Jess do with the thing in the creek?

Who was the real queen that Terabithia was waiting for?


Artful Adventurer:

This student is responsible for sharing an artistic representation of the material read. Avenues for expression may include: artwork in any medium, music, poetry, collage, music, mobile or anything else which represents an aspect of the material read.

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This is the creek in chapter 12