Reread the last chapter, “A New Beginning”. How does Avi create a satisfying ending for the story? How does the ending make you feel? Why?
Use information that you learned in writing workshop in your response. Your thoughtful response should be at least 5 sentences in length.
Avi used so many interesting words when writing Poppy! Choose one word from chapter 15 that you would like to add to your personal vocabulary. Define the word and explain why you would like to add this word to your reading and writing.
While reading chapter 6 in Poppy, we learn some information about owls and owl pellets. Find out more by clicking on this link:
After you have explored the website, please describe what you learned.
Basil convinces Poppy to wear Ragweed’s earring on her journey to New House to give her courage. Do you think this will help? Explain why or why not.
Your thoughtful response should be at least one complete paragraph. As a reminder, a paragraph contains a topic sentence, at least three supporting sentences and a concluding sentence.
Do you think Poppy should apologize to Mr. Ocax when they reach his tree? Explain why or why not.
Your thoughtful response should be at least 3 sentences long.
Tragedy strikes early when Mr. Ocax kills Ragweed. Were you shocked by Ragweed’s murder? Did it frighten you? Why do you think Avi started his story in this way? Is this an unusual event in the animal world?
Your response to this blog post should be a minimum of 6 complete sentences. Use your background knowledge of the animal world and what you have learned in Writing Workshop to respond in a thoughtful manner.