Thursday, 16 March 2017

Chapter Chat 7: Y5/6, W7 - Tasks & Questions

W7 - Chapters 45-50

TASKS - Choose from the following

1. ART - Design a new book cover or advertising poster or movie trailer for the book.

2. Holes end of book summary tasks! Take your pick, there are 15 different activities! TWINKL TEMPLATE

3. Holes Book Review. TWINKL TEMPLATE

4. In Holes there are two stories that run parallel to each other. Retell each story. TWINKL TEMPLATE

5. Design an advertising poster for the Foot Odour Cure! TWINKL TEMPLATE

6. RESEARCH - Research the author Louis Sachar. Present your information in a poster, slideshow or video.

7. HANDS ON - Make the treasure/suitcase that Stanley and Zero dug up. 

8. VOCABULARY TASK - Find the meaning for the following words: Suppress p205, Strenuous p210, Indefinitely p222, Justification p222, Neutralises p232.

9. WRITING TASK - Write a letter to Louis Sachar containing your response to his book and any questions you have about it. 

10. MINECRAFT TASK - Create the scene where Stanley and Zero find the treasure.

* BONUS TASK - Watch the Disney movie Holes and eat popcorn!

Twitter Chat Questions

1. Can you please share any tasks that you have completed this week. Try and leave a reply on someone else's creation.

2. What do you think the warden means when she says ‘Won’t be long now’? Why do the lizards not bite Stanley and Zero? 

3. What amazing discovery does Zero make about the suitcase? How did this come about?

4. What was in the suitcase? How would you spend the money?

5. Who do you think, is the woman fluffing Zero’s hair at the end? Explain?

6. If you were running a camp for young offenders how would you rehabilitate them?

7. How has Stanley changed in the course of the story? Who was your favourite character? Why?

8. The original title of the book was Wrong Time, Wrong Place, Wrong Kid. Why do you think it was renamed Holes? Is this a better title? Can you think of a better one?   

9. What are the main themes of the story? What did you learn from them?

10. Did you like the way the story ends? Did you enjoy the story? What score do you give this book out of 10? Why?

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