by Joan Bauer
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize
|READ / REACT / RESPOND:
Chapters 9, 10 and 11
- Read on.
- React to what you read by forming judgments about the personal values of the story characters.
- React to the humor the author uses in tough situations.
- React to the "one-liners" the author uses to sum up a situation.
Respond to what you read by answering the following in your ROAD JOURNAL:
- Explain what happens at the Honest Abe Pancake House.
Have you ever had an experience like this?
- What is meant by the line: "Deception was everywhere."? (p. 69)
- How does Jenna enjoy her role as a "shoe spy"?
- What does Jenna "find out" when she goes to snoop?
- How is Jenna a "hero" to the lady buying shoes?
- What qualities and insights does Jenna see in people like Margaret Lundstrom and Elden?
- Explain what Jenna means when she says: "Save it, Mrs. Gladstone, for the real fight. You know?"(p. 86)
GO DEEPER: Jenna is learning the "Rules of the Road for driving" and the "Rules of the Road for life" at the same time. Make a chart in your ROAD JOURNAL and list some important lessons or rules she has learned under each. Compare your reflections with a fellow reader.
|RULES FOR DRIVING
||RULES FOR LIFE