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Meet the Watsons Activity 2.17 Before beginning the reading you need to complete the Quick-write from page 161. Choose one of the options and write with detail your memories about the experience.
Chunk 1 After reading Chunk 1 you need to describe the setting in the My Notes section on page 163. Try to use 3 – 7 words to describe the setting. Remember that setting includes both _________ and ___________.
Chunk 2 After completing the reading for Chunk 2, summarize Dad’s story about Moses Henderson in the My Notes section on page 164. (Do you remember the difference between a summary and a paraphrase?)
Chunk 3 In this section Mr. Watson comes up with a solution to the problem facing the family. In the My Notes section on page 165: Write the problem and Dad’s solution. Describe the family car. Identify the chore that Dad gives to Byron and the narrator. Make a prediction about how the work will progress.
Chunk 4 On page 166, summarize the first part of the prank the narrator calls “How to Survive a Blizzard, Part One.” Highlight or underline the way the narrator handles the first part.
Chunk 5 Summarize the second part of “How to Survive a Blizzard, Part One.” Highlight or underline the way the narrator handles the second part.
Chunk 6 On page 168 highlight or underline what the narrator promises himself. What does this promise tell you about the narrator? What does it tell you about Byron? Summarize the last part of “How to Survive a Blizzard, Part One.” Highlight or underline the way the narrator handles the last part.
Chunk 7 On page 169 in My Notes section: Describe how Byron sounds. What is Byron’s problem? The narrator’s name is finally revealed. Circle the name. Sketch or describe Byron’s predicament. Highlight what the narrator compares Byron to? Does that help you imagine the scene?
Chunk 8 On page 170 complete the following: Whose reaction do you agree with and why? Highlight or underline the solutions offered by Dad, Kenny, and Momma. Can you think of any other solutions? Write how you think Byron feels right now. What do you think of the way Dad is teasing him?
Chunk 9 On pages 172 – 173 Momma finally comes up with a solution. Underline that solution. Underline the most vivid description in this chunk.