HOMEWORK MENU!!!!!!!!!!
Choice #1:

Find and

List at least six words or phrases from your book that you would like to add to your personal vocabulary. Write a definition for each word

Choice #2:

What were the surprises in the chapter? Tell about two or three instances where you could not have predicted what happened.


Choice #3:

If you were the author, would change anything in the story? What would you change and why?

Choice #4:

What do you think was the most important part of the story so far? What happened, and why was it important?

Choice #5:

Collect 6 sesquipedalian words. List them, look them up, and then tell which one you like best and why.

Choice #6:

Some books have more than one problem. Write about a problem that is mentioned in your book.

Choice #7:

How important was the title? Would you change it? What title would you give it? Why?


Choice #8:

Draw a picture of the most interesting part of your book. Caption the picture with 2 or 3 sentences explaining the scene you’ve pictured.

Choice #9:

What was the main problem of the story? How was it solved?


Choice #10:


Create 10 test questions about your book. Type the questions into http://classtools.net/education-games-php/quiz/. Embed the quiz into your wikispace.
Choice #11:

Write a prediction about the events that may take place next in your story. Use information in the text + background knowledge!!


Choice #12:

Use http://www.toondoo.com/ to create a three panel cartoon of dialogue between characters in your book. Place on wiki. This website requires registration

Choice #13:


Create a Voki for the author telling WHY he or she wrote the book. Embed the voki into your wikisite. http://www.voki.com/

Choice #14:

Create a character map using http://bubbl.us/edit.php. Insert the map into your wikisite.

Choice #15:

Create a traitr of the main character in the book. Below it include 6 character traits to describe his or her personality. www.toondoo.com/Traitr.do

Choice #16:

Respond to the following question on your teacher’s blog: I am most like <character’s name> in the book because….. Go to the blog at: http://www.k12.ginet.org/webpages/mhoward/myblog.cfm

Choice #17:

Voicethread 4 symbols representing a section your book. In the voicethread, describe why you chose each symbol and what it represents. Embed your voicethread into your wiki. http://www.voicethread.com

Choice #18:

Design a survey at polldaddy and embed the widget onto your wikispace. http://www.polldaddy.com This website requires registration
Choice #19:

Make a wordle using the title, author, character names, setting and other important words regarding your book. http://www.wordle.net/


Choice #20:

Create flashcards on www.quizlet.com and provide a link to the set on your wiki.

Choice #21:

At this point in the story, what three questions would you ask the author if he or she were here?

Choice #22:

What was the setting of this section of your book? How did the author tell you about the setting?

Choice #23:

How did the cover art prepare you for the story? Describe it. Was the illustration accurate?


Choice #24:

If you were able to meet one of the characters, whom would you choose and what would you talk about?

Choice #25:

Find a total of at least 6 examples of: personification, alliteration, metaphors, smiles, onomatopoeia or idioms