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Mrs.

Drains Summer Reading Club


Reflection Options-2nd Paragraph
Respond to ONE of the options below for your second paragraph. You have to choose a different option for each letter. Option 1: Write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) in which you make connections to the book you are reading. Remember you can make textto text, text to world, and/or text to self-connections. It is imperative that you use examples from the story and your life as evidence. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Option 2: Write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) in which you make predictions about the book you are reading. Remember a prediction is a guess you make about what will happen next in your book based on context clues and events that have happened so far. It is imperative that you use evidence from the story to support your predictions. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Option 3: Write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) about the main character(s) in your book. You need to talk about the characters appearance and their character traits (brave, stubborn, determined, etc), Determine whether the main character is static (doesnt change) or dynamic (changes), Whether the main character is a protagonist (main character, typically good) or antagonist (opposing force, typically evil). It is imperative that you use examples from the story (what the main character says or does) as evidence. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Option 4: Write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) about the setting of your book. Remember setting includes three elements: time, place, and environment. How is the setting important to the story? What would happen if the setting changed? It is imperative to include page numbers where you found the information as evidence. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Option 5: Write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) in which you compare (similarities) and contrast (differences) two main characters in your book. It is imperative to be very specific and that you use examples from the story (what he/she say or does) as evidence. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Option 6: Write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) in which you find three cause and effect relationships in your book. It is imperative that you explain the relationships and how they have affect the character, setting, and/or plot of the story, using specific examples from the story as evidence. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Option 7: Write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) in which you identify the type of conflict (character vs. nature, character vs. character, character vs. self, or character vs. society) found in your book. It is imperative that you use specific examples and page numbers from the story as evidence. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------DONT FORGET: The letters should be 3-paragraphs in length, 5 sentences per paragraph. 1. The first paragraph should be a summary of what's happened in your book, identifying the characters, the setting, and plot. Don't forget to include the title of your book, the author, and the pages read so far. Also, answer any questions that Mrs. Drain asks in her letters to you. 2. The second paragraph is in response to one of the "reflection option." Please see the options above for specific details. 3. Finally, the third paragraph should be about your summer (what have you done, seen, and how much have you missed me?). Please wait until you receive my response letter before you being writing your next letter, so that you can answer my questions in your first paragraph. Happy Reading!