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Call It Courage

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(Scroll down for Links, Literature Circle Jobs, and Original Illustrations by the Author)

 

 

Links:

 

Call It Courage Study Guide (PDF Download)

 

Essay About Call It Courage by Elizabeth Rider Montgomery (1949)

 

Map of French Polynesia (published 1989) NOTE: You can find Hikueru, Mafatu's home island on this map in the Tuamotu chain. One of the Marquesan islands, north of there, might have been where Mafatu had his adventures and encountered the "eaters of men."

 

After you visit the map of French Polynesia, try to locate Hikueru's general location on these maps:

 

Map #1 of Oceania (published 2001)

 

Map #2 of Oceania (published 1997)

 

 

 

 

 

Literature Circles:

 


 

Chapter 4 & 5 Job:

 

With a partner, answer the questions in the "Call It Courage Study Guide".  Please include the answer and page number you found it on for each question.

 


Chapter 3 Job List:

Please choose one job for this week. Rough drafts and final products are due Friday.

 

1) Cover Page Illustrator

     Your job, illustrious Illustrator, is to create a coverpage for your group's work.

     It should include the following:

          - The Book's Title

          - Which Chapter You Read

          - The Names of Everyone in Your Group

          - ...and Most Importantly, A Colored Drawing of the Most Important Part of Your Chapter

     Please review your finished product with your group before you turn it in.

 

2) Summarizer

     Your job, insightful Summarizer, is to summarize, in a detailed paragraph, what your group

     read about in Chapter 3. Your paragraph should be written with precision, indented, and free of

     spelling errors. Please review your paragraph with your group before you turn it in. All writing must

     be free of spelling errors!

 

3) Cartoonist

     Your job, uproarious Cartoonist, is to create a professional-looking comic. Your comic strip should

     show the events of Chapter 3 in comic strip form. Please remember to include all the major events in the chapter.

 

4) Journalist

     Your job, enterprising Journalist, is to create a front-page article about the most important part of

     Chapter 3. Your front page should be realistic including the name of your newspaper, an

     eye-catching "photo", a caption for your photo, and a sensationalized article describing the most

     important part of your reading. Please review your finished product with your group before you turn

     it in.


 Chapter 2 Job:

 

This week your group will be designing a bulletin board advertising Call It Courage.

Our goal is to create a bulletin board that will encourage people passing to read the book.

We will analyze advertising on products such as cereal boxes and movie posters to give us ideas for our bulletin board.

 

Rough drafts will be due Friday.


 Chapter 1 Job List:

 

1) Cover Page Illustrator

     Your job, illustrious Illustrator, is to create a coverpage for your group's work.

     It should include the following:

          - The Book's Title

          - Which Chapter You Read

          - The Names of Everyone in Your Group

          - ...and Most Importantly, A Colored Drawing of the Most Important Part of Your Chapter

     Please review your finished product with your group before you turn it in.

 

2) Summarizer

     Your job, insightful Summarizer, is to summarize, in a detailed paragraph, what your group

     read about this week. Your paragraph should be written with precision, indented, and free of

     spelling errors. Please review your paragraph with your group before you turn it in.

 

3) Characterizer

     Your job, brave Characterizer, is to create a list of all the characters mentioned so far in the story.

     Once you have created your list, please describe each character in two to three sentences. While you

     can include their physical appearance, please try to include how they are important to the story and

     what kind of a person they are. Please review your paragraph with your group before you turn it in.

 

4) Journalist

     Your job, enterprising Journalist, is to create a front-page article about the most important part of

     the story so far. Your front page should be realistic including the name of your newspaper, an

     eye-catching "photo", a caption for your photo, and a sensationalized article describing the most

     important part of your reading. Please review your finished product with your group before you turn

     it in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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