|TITLE OF THE BOOK||The Matchbox|
|PEOPLE IN THE GROUP||Agnes, Dorothy, Lavinia and Ofa|
|ROLES:||Discussion Director - Dorothy|
Word Finder Director - Agnes
Selection Director - Ofa
Summary Director - Lavinia
Write four to six questions about what you have just read. These questions will be used for group discussion during the next reading session. Think about the question helpers in the box below.
|Who are the characters in the first chapter?|
What is the first chapter about?
What is the most important part of the chapter?
Where did the story take place?
How did the war began, and why?
How long did the war last for?
When did the World war ll start?
Write two to three paragraphs summarizing the chapter or today's reading. Use the chart that guides you through summarizing.
|The first chapter in The Matchbox is about a girl named Ginetta. The story is based about her life. Ginetta’s adventures in The Matchbox happen between 1937 and 1945. During this time a man named Benito Mussolini ruled Italy.|
In 1936, Italy, Germany and Japan banded together to support each other as they tried to take over the world. This was the start of World War II in 1939.
Although 6 countries from all over the world tried to stop them, the war lasted for 6 years.
|WORD FINDER DIRECTOR|
Find four to six interesting, powerful or tricky words from today's reading. Write them below along with the page number. Use flags to mark those words. You will be asked to share those words during our next guided reading meeting.
|Prologue : Contents page|
A prologue is a introduction . The introduction provides some background information about the story.
Pick the most interesting part to read to your group during our next guided reading meeting.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS PART
Put the page number and the paragraph number
|Page 6 on Paragraph 1, 2 and 3|
*World War 2 started in 1939
*Millions of innocent people, many of them Jewish, were killed and imprisoned
*The war raged for six years
*A man named Benito Mussolini ruled Italy, controlling the press, radio and schools
I chose these parts because they are sad and it’s telling some information about the 2nd World War.