DOG DAYS by Karen English CHAPTER 1
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Chapter 1, PART 2: It Was An Accident!!
In our first chapter, our main character Gavin is struggling with being at a new school and trying to make a new friend. In this second part, we find out what happens when Gavin and Richard go into his sister's room.
Chapter 1: Vocabulary Terms
- deposits (pg 10) - places in
- smirk (pg 12) - a smug and offensive smile
- petrified (pg 14) - very scared; terrified
- sneer (pg 15) - to smile or laugh in a mean way
- verdict (pg 16) - a judgement or decision
Chapter 1: Trivia Questions
Which one of Gavin's physical features does he feel needs improvement?
What does Gavin always take from his sister's room?
What special item of Danielle's did the boys break?
What building was inside of the snow globe?
Who is coming over for dinner tomorrow?
Family Activity: Sensational Snow Globes
- paper plates
- blue construction paper
- another color construction paper
- drawing paper
- plastic wrap
- white crayons
Cut out the flat inner portion of the paper plate and use it to trace a circle on the drawing paper. Draw a snow globe design inside the circle of drawing paper.
Use the white crayon to color snowflakes all over the blue paper.
Cut out your snow globe design elements and glue them on top of your snowy blue background.
Tape a sheet of plastic wrap to cover the whole in your paper plate frame from the inside.
Flip the frame over and glue it to your blue construction paper.
Trim away any blue paper that extends beyond the plate frame.
Once the glue dries, show off your finished snow globe!