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CPIS-Final Meeting!

June 8, 2011 by · 11 Comments · Uncategorized

Good afternoon, thoroughbreds!  Give yourself a pat on the back for completing library club!  I’m so proud of each of you, and now we get to celebrate. :)  Before we celebrate, please take some time to share what your favorite part of library club was and why!

Happy Reading ;)

Mrs. Miller

Lakeview Dynamic Dolphins

May 11, 2011 by · 8 Comments · Uncategorized

Lakeview Dynamic Dolphins! Put on your thinking caps and answers these questions about Alvin Ho.

1. Why were the kids all trying to sneak into Jules house, and what were the consequences?

2. What superhero did Alvin imagine himself to be, and what superhero would you want to be.

CPIS-Dragon Book Club Questions for the end of the book!

May 4, 2011 by · No Comments · The Dragon in the Sock Drawer

1.) At the end of the story, Jesse mentions to his parents that he might want to stay longer than a year with Daisy.  Why does he want to stay with their family now?  What has made him change his mind?

2.) What do you predict will happen in the next book in the series, The Dragon in the Driveway?

Congratulations on completing The Dragon in the Sock Drawer and blogging about it along the way. :)

JTES – Jeff Kinney author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

April 26, 2011 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Why do you think the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is so popular? What makes Greg Heffley such a memorable character? Would you like Greg as a friend?

Describe what is meant by the Cheese Touch.

CPIS-AH Ch. 15-17

April 6, 2011 by · 2 Comments · Alvin Ho

Chapter 15-How does it make you feel if someone else is speaking for you?

Chapter 16-What type of things scare you stiff?

Chapter 17-How do you know someone is a true friend?

Congratulations on completing Alvin Ho:Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things!  I hope you enjoyed the book, and continue reading. :)

CPIS-Dragon Book Club Questions for Ch. 9-10

March 30, 2011 by · 8 Comments · The Dragon in the Sock Drawer

Ch. 9- Why did Emmy end up hiding in Daisy’s Mom’s shoe basket, and who was she hiding from?

Ch. 10-In your own words, what does it mean when Emmy is masking?  What type of animal does Emmy transform into at the end of the chapter?

CPIS-AH Ch. 9-11

March 9, 2011 by · 10 Comments · Alvin Ho

Ch. 9-Have you ever broken something that wasn’t yours?  How did you feel about it?

Ch. 10-Instead of Alvin being punished, his Dad says he needs piano lessons.  Alvin said, ‘Music is medicine.’  What does Alvin mean?

Ch. 11-Which fairy tales did they talk about in Chapter 11?  Do you think Miss Emily is like the witch from those fairy tales?

CPIS-AH Ch. 7-8

February 23, 2011 by · 14 Comments · Alvin Ho, Uncategorized

Ch. 7-With your own words, how did the great chicken pox epidemic in Concord, MA happen?

Ch. 8-What do you like to do when you have a sick day away from school?

CPIS-Dragon Book Club Questions for Ch. 3-4!

February 16, 2011 by · 6 Comments · The Dragon in the Sock Drawer

Good afternoon, book club!

Ch. 3-What ended up being the big bang?  What would you feed a baby dragon?

Ch. 4-Why is using the library, and asking a librarian for help better than just using Google and the Internet to find answers for your research questions?

Have a great Wednesday night. :)

~Ms. Perkins

JHES Alvin Ho Chp 1-3

February 16, 2011 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

1. What would you put in your PDK – Personal Disaster Kit – to help you survive the things that scare you?

2. Alvin likes to pretend he is the superhero Firecracker Man. If you could make up a superhero character, who would you be? What would your costume look like?

3. Have your brothers/sisters/friends ever made you do something you didn’t want to do?  Why did you do it?