Poppy Chapter 8

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.



Poppy, The Beginning

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.th

Wagner Farm

IMG_0526 IMG_0520 IMG_0521 IMG_0523Reflect upon our field trip to Wagner Farm. Describe the important role that agriculture plays in Illinois. What questions would an economist ask? What questions would a geographer ask? What questions would a historian ask?th