Friday, May 11, 2012

The Matchbox



WEEK 2 Chapter 2
TITLE OF THE BOOKThe Matchbox
PEOPLE IN THE GROUPAgnes, Dorothy, Lavinia and Ofa
ROLES:
DISCUSSION DIRECTOR
Agnes

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? What? Where? When? Why? How?
Details? Inferred? What if? Opinion?


  • Why does Ginetta put her odds with people in authority?
  • Why does her parents hide the newspapers they bring from Switzerland ?
  • Who are the characters in the second chapter?
  • What is the second chapter about ?
  • Where is chapter two based?
SUMMARY DIRECTOR-
Ofa

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.

Chapter 2 talks about Ginetta’s family and what she does with her life.
Her Mom is Jewish and her Dad is Catholic. This happened in 1937 to 1940. During this time Ginetta would help care for the sick and poor.

While she was working, Ginetta would dream of her summer holidays. Climbing the mountains and living in the stone house with the old shepherd and his wife.
WORD FINDER DIRECTOR
Dorothy

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.
  • Physicians - a person who is skilled in the art of healing and is legally qualified to practise medicine.
  • Smuggler - to import or export goods secretly.
Selection Director
Lavinia
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
Book Title: The Matchbox
Pages to read: 7-9
Today’s Date: Thursday 26 April 2012
  • “Ginetta’s parents, her Jewish mama, Rosa, and her Catholic papa, Dario, both physicians”.
  • “One day her teacher was praising Italy’s dictator, Mussolini”.
  • “Ginetta and her friends would save the lives of many innocent people”.

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