Reading Assignment: Read pages 1-30 of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Dresses
Writing Assignment : Write a plot summary of The Big Wave. Limit the summary to one or two paragraphs. Use the fictional present tense to describe the events in the story.
Remember the 3rd person singular almost always ends in s. Here's a partial summary to give you an idea of how you should go about completing the assignment:
Pearl Buck's The Big Wave tells the story of Jiya and Kino, two young boys who spend their days swimming and fishing. Jiya is the son of a fisherman while Kino is the son of a farmer, and that makes a huge difference in their lives when the big wave hits the shore.