Reading Assignment: Read pages 1-30 of The Big Wave. Because we won’t be able to finish discussing Goat and the Terror Birds on the 20th, you might want to look over what you have read in that book for the December 4th class. We will finish it up then.
Writing Assignment: Write a review of the Goat and the Terror Birds. The review should begin something like this “If you are looking for a book for youngsters just about to become teenagers, consider Goat and the Terror Birds. Kids will like it because…. Next provide a very brief summary of what the two narratives say. Then give at least two reasons why you think readers your age will like it.
For your reasons, consider using adjectives like suspenseful, exciting, imaginative, clever, unusual, scary, colorful, realistic….