Today as we read the new section of our novel we will focus on the skill of author’s purpose. We know that Katherine Applegate’s purpose for writing the book was to entertain the reader, but as we read this book we are also learning things and at times being persuaded to think like the characters think.
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Today as you read the new section of the novel look for similes and metaphors. We will share what you found in our small group.
Turn to your prediction pages in your interactive notebook. Write down what you think we will learn about in this section.