Jacob Have I Loved

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Saddleback Educational Publ, Aug 1, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 43 pages
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Struggling readers frequently lack basic reading skills and are not equipped with the prior knowledge and reading strategies to thoroughly engage in the classroom literature experience. Give your students the background and support they need to understand and enjoy literature. With these reading guides, your students will practice reading comprehension skills, sharpen their vocabulary, and learn to identify literary elements. Paperback books range in reading level from 4 to 10. Reproducible. Contents Include: Teacher and student support materials, reproducible student activity sheets, an end-of-book test, and an answer key. Each reading guide divides the novel into six manageable units. Prepares all students for reading success through activating prior knowledge. Focuses reading with guiding "Questions to Think About". Build vocabulary with pre-reading and during-reading activities.

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Focus Your Knowledge
I Rass IslandChapter 3
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II Chapters 46
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V Chapters 1416
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III Chapters 710
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IV Chapters 1113
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VI Chapters 1720
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Page 7 - Marvel was a popular comic-book superhero in the 1940s. 2006 SADDLEBACK EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHING DATE 1 1. CHAPTERS 4-6 BEFORE READ i NG Focus Your Reading The following questions will help you understand the meaning of what you read. You do not have to write out the answers to these questions. Instead, look at them before you begin reading, and think about them while you are reading.
Page 12 - In Jacob Have I Loved, Katherine Paterson uses similes like the one above. Similes help to paint certain pictures in the reader's mind. A simile is a comparison in which the word like or as is used. Looking back through the chapters you have read so far, choose at least three similes that are especially effective. Why do you think the author makes these particular comparisons? What images do they conjure up? How do these similes add to your understanding of the story? Focus Your Reading Study the...
Page 9 - I though everyone on this island knew my name.' " feigned: 7. "Even as I yelled, I could feel a tiny rivulet of satisfaction invading the flood of my anger." rivulet: 8. "Always there were two feelings in the dream — a wild exultation that now I was free of her and . . . terrible guilt.
Page 15 - That was far more wonderful than being a saboteur to be caught or an imposter to be exposed." saboteur: 6. "But despite these aberrations he seemed to be accepted as an islander, simply because he had called Auntie Braxton 'Trudy' . . ." aberrations: 7. "The Captain made both me and Call sit down in his clean, refurbished living room." refurbished: 8. "I lured those fool cats right to me and into those infernal sacks." infernal: 9. " 'So?' Caroline was undaunted. 'We tame them.' " undaunted: 10....
Page v - China, where her parents were working as missionaries. When war broke out in 1937 between China and Japan, the family was displaced — a troubling, yet educational, experience for Katherine and her four siblings. Although the family moved frequently, Katherine's mother often read aloud to the children, inspiring Katherine to teach herself to read before she even began school. From an early age, she loved to write stories and poems. At college, Paterson majored in English literature.
Page 32 - build herself as a soul"? 3. What role does the Captain play in helping Louise to "escape" her life on the island? What role do her parents play? 4. What features about Truitt and Louise's life there help her to achieve a sense of fulfillment? 5. How is Louise able to make peace with her past and "the long, long shadow
Page v - English literature. After a brief stint teaching in a rural Virginia school, she went back to school to study religious education, then moved to Japan as a missionary in 1957. Four years later, she received a fellowship to study at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. There she met John Paterson, whom she married in 1962 and with whom she has raised four children.
Page 31 - ... religious act that symbolizes something spiritual Here is some background information about this section of the book. A baby in a breech position during childbirth will not emerge head first, which is the safest and most common position. A breech birth can be life-threatening for the baby.

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