LOVE THAT DOG MID-MODULE PG.20-25
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by David Norton
| 7 Questions
Note from the author:
Love That Dog EngageNY Mid Module Lesson 5
Directions:
• Read pages 20–24 of Love That Dog to determine what this section of the novel is mostly about.
• Then, read the poem “The Pasture” by Robert Frost (in the back of Love That Dog).
• Review the questions below.
Refer to pages 20 and 21 for question 1-2.
1
16
How does Jack feel about Robert Frost’s poetry?
(must be a complete sentence and use correct capitalization and punctuation)
2
14
Place a check mark beside the evidence from the text that best supports your answer to question 1. (more than one answer and you must select both correct)
“I really really really did NOT get the pasture poem you read today.”
“And you said that Mr. Robert Frost who wrote about the pasture was also the one who wrote about those snowy woods …”
“I think Mr. Robert Frost has a little too much time on his hands.”
Refer to pages 22 and 23 to help you answer questions 3-4.
3
14
What does Jack think “the wheelbarrow poet” was doing?
Typing up his poems
Reading Robert Frost’s poems
Making pictures with words.
4
14
According to Jack, why do people think that Robert Frost’s writing is poetry?
Robert Frost writes about snowy woods and a pasture
Robert Frost’s teacher typed up his words to make them look like a poem.
Robert Frost’s poem is like the wheelbarrow poem.
Refer to pages 22 and 23 to help answer the questions 5-7.
5
14
How do you think Jack feels about his poems after his teacher typed them up?
Proud
Embarrassed
Frustrated
6
14
Circle the evidence from the text that best supports your answer to question 5.
“Like how you did with the blue-car things”
“typed up they look like poems”
“the other kids are looking at them and they think they really are poems”
7
14
Which sentence below best describes what Jack learned about poetry in this section of the text?
Poems are written by people with too much time on their hands.
No one really understands what poems mean.
Poems make pictures with words.
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