Hot and Cold Summer Day 2 Students need reading book, Bear Book, pencil
Good readers make predictions, or Guesses, about what a text will be about. Read the title and introduction on pages 26-27. What do you predict might happen in the story? Turn and talk to your partner about your prediction. Partner 1 goes first.
The introduction is about friendship. in real life, friendships can change. One purpose for reading is to find out if Rory, Derek, and Bolivia’s friendship will change when Derek returns from camp. Turn to page 28 and let’s read this page and then stop to discuss what is happening.
1. Why is Roy worried? Let’s read page 29.
2. Based on what you know so far, how has Bolivia affected Derek and Rory’s friendship? Read the rest of page 29.
Let’s discuss the structure of the story so far.
Was Rory right to worry so much about Derek? Why or why not? Read the rest of page 30.
What kind of person is Derek? How can you tell? Read page 31.
Do you think that all three characters will remain friends? What details from the story support your answer? Let’s discuss the story structure so far.
Now read the top half of page 32.
Why do you think Derek and Rory brag about their pizza-eating abilities? Read to the bottom of page 33.
What can you tell about Bolivia, based on the way she acts? Have you ever said that you could do something you weren’t sure you could do, just to impress someone?
How can you tell that both Derek and Rory are feeling confident that they can eat a whole pizza?
10. What is Bolivia’s role in the contest? How is Bolivia different from Rory and Derek? Read page 36.
How do you think the boys are feeling as they reach for their fourth slice? How can you tell? Read page 37.
Why do you think Bolivia says, “I wouldn’t think of depriving you” when the boys offer her a slice of pizza?
Who do you think is enjoying the pizza- eating contest the most: Derek, Rory, or Bolivia? Why? Read page 38.
Why does Bolivia wait until the boys are full before she takes a piece of pizza? Read page 39.
What does Bolivia do that surprises Derek and Rory? Finish the story.
Compare the way Rory feels on page 40 with the way he felt at the beginning of the story. After reading page 40, did the story turn out as you predicted?
Spelling Number the next empty page in your Spelling Folder to 20 and answer the following: