HOPE WAS HERE
Check over your CHARACTER CHART and be prepared to meet Braverman's mother.
Review your RESPONSE JOURNAL entries for Chapter 12.
Watch for references to previous events, people and words from earlier in the book.
Discuss what Addie means when she uses the word "coincidence"? (p. 116, middle)
What does the idiom phrase "Batten down the hatches" mean?
In your RESPONSE JOURNAL LIST the critical events of the story noted by the author starting at 8:45 p.m. (p. 115) and continuing on through 8:35 a.m. (p. 117).
Answer these questions:
What does Braverman want Hope to do?
Reread the story in the Mulhoney Messenger by E.A. Braverman.
What new information surfaces about "the mouse in the salad"?
What two things are consuming Braverman these days?
Explain what "the painting of the sailor in a storm" means to G.T., to his mother, and to Hope.
By the end of the chapter, Hope's thoughts return to whom?
What does Hope mean by the last line in the chapter?
Enhanced Reading and Teaching Guide by Robert C. Bergstrom
Copyright 2002 Robert C. Bergstrom