Reading
Writing
Wind
Vocab
Misc.
100

What is visualization?

Picturing something in your mind when you are reading.

100

What is a simple sentence?

A sentence that just has the bare minimum.  A capital letter subject and end mark.  A simple idea.

100

What type of book is The Boy WHo Harnessed the Wind?  Fiction or Non-fiction.

Non-fiction
100

What does photos mean?

Light

100

What is maize?

Corn

200

What can you do if you don't know the meaning of a word in the text?

-look it up

-re-read sentence for context

200

What is a conjunction? Give an example.

a word that connects two thoughts or ideas


FAN BOY

200

What is the main problem(s) in the story?

William's family is poor and there is a drought which causes wide spread in Malawi.

200

What does philia mean?

Love

200

Who is the author of The Old Man and the Sea.

Earnest Hemingway

300

Why do people read?

Answers will vary.

300

What is a compound sentence?

A compound sentence includes two indepent clauses and a conjuncion.

300

What does William make to help his family?

A windmill that makes electricity.

300

What does tele mean?

Far away, distant

300

Why do the people in William's village think he is crazy?

Answer will vary.

400

How can you help yourself undersand difficult text?

Ansers will vary.

400

What must you do first when writing a summary?

Read the text 2 times.

400

How did William learn about electricity, and how to make the windmill?

From going to the library and reading.

400

What does graph mean?

to write or draw

400

What is the first step in the writing process?

Brainstorming

500

Active readers make connections to what they are reading.  What is a connection you can make when reading?

text to text

text to self

text to world

500

Why do people write?

To communicate thought and ideas.

500

Who helps William in the story?

Geoffrey and Gilbert

500

What does phobos mean?

Give an example.

Fear of something

500

In The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind there is a contrast between Magic and Science.  Why do you think William looked to science for answers and not Magic?

Answers will vary.

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