HOPE WAS HERE
Think about the "Emotional power of food!"
Check over your CHARACTER CHART and be prepared to meet Cranston Broom.
Review your RESPONSE JOURNAL entries for Chapter 10.
Look for transitions "But everything was unraveling..."
"Everything went wrong in the kitchen..."
See how the author uses an idiom and defines it right in the text.
Watch how G.T. uses a "tree image" again.
Notice how relationships develop more deeply between Hope and Braverman, Hope and Jillian, Hope and G.T.
Write the food metaphor (p. 97) that Addie uses.
What new menu items are mentioned?
Write the "idiom phrase" the author uses on p. 100. Part of the author's craft is to identify and define the special words right in the narrative text (in italics). You will see this idiom phrase again several more times in the book. Have you ever heard this expression? Try to use it in your own speaking when the right situation arises.
What is the consequence when the newspaper takes a controversial stand?
Discuss how G.T. uses "tree images" again to show his own strength (p. 101).
According to Lou Ellen, what kind of a "virus" is it when you don't have a father?
Reread the quote (p. 103) (in italics) about G.T.'s health. Notice the words: travesty, deluded, accusations, bosh. Look them up in a dictionary if you do not understand their meanings.
Use a Dramatic Role Play to replay the mouse scene (p. 104)
What causes the scream and scene in the restaurant?
Who is in the restaurant at the time?
Who saves the day? How?
What clues lead you to know that this was a fake?
What damage could this have done?
Who do you think was behind this? Why?
Enhanced Reading and Teaching Guide by Robert C. Bergstrom
Copyright 2002 Robert C. Bergstrom