The imaginary town of Treegap. The hub of the story wheel, she interacts with the other spokes. Why do you think Babbitt chose to include this relationship? What would be the best parts? We challenge you to write his story. Is immortality something to be desired? As a teacher, you can ensure your students are reading and understanding the book through their responses. With whose philosophy does the novel as a whole seem to align with the most closely? Why do the Tucks live where they do? How many seats requested in total.
At their home, she meets Angus, the father. Understanding the theme, setting, and motivations of the characters in this book adds to the enjoyment of the novel and helps students stay focused and entertained. Consider their ages and physical appearances. Bedtime causes her anxiety as she longs for familiar surroundings and belongings. They're not living, growing, or changing; they are just there. Why do you think that Winnie ultimately decided not to join the Tucks? What sort of a statement is Babbitt making about education? What would be the drawbacks? How else might this situation have been resolved? Discuss both the textual and the subtextual purposes of the toad.
What thoughts does she want to share with the readers? What kind of life do you think she would have lead? She also learns the Tucks' secret: the water in the spring is magic and has made them ageless. It lingers on, haunting your waking hours, making you ponder. It makes the reader notice him and understand that he is different. Despite her worry at being kidnapped, Winnie finds the Tucks kind and rather sweet. For teachers: and use it as a quiz or a review of the reading material.
How would you have felt about it? Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George 2. You'll always refer to the Callboard for past messages and you don't have to search your email for past info. Winnie decides not to drink the spring water. This section contains 378 words approx. What do you think of the fact that the Tucks are all relatively well-developed characters and the man in the yellow suit does not even have a name? She won't drink it herself, nor live forever, nor marry Jesse. We had so much talent come out for this show, and though we wish we could have cast everyone, we had to make some tough choices. Name of cast member if you wish to give them ticket credit.
Why does Jesse perceive his immortality completely different from the rest of his family? What if Mae had shot the man rather than hitting him with the butt end of the gun? Were you disturbed by the seeming lack of regard for human life? What, exactly, did the stranger represent in the story? The box is pretty and she doesn't think someone who owned it could be too terrible. What, ultimately, do you think led to Winnie deciding against drinking the water? What signals them as the heroes of the piece, and vice versa what marks the man in the yellow suit as the villain? Since Mae cannot die, the hanging will expose the secret. If immortality existed, what sort of person should be immortal? What is the significance of their bond? She's suddenly homesick; has never been away before. When she doesn't die, everyone will know the secret. The Giver by Lois Lowry 5.
The man is near death. What details change the way that the murder comes across? He knows she didn't drink the spring water. It's always moving on, changing. What did the Tucks represent in the story? He describes his plans for exploiting the spring for money, and tries to take Winnie by coercion. Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine 9.
Mae strikes him with a shotgun. Miles lost his wife and children; people think they are strange and shun them; they can never stay in one place. How might it appear to a reader in 1975 Age of consent laws did exist? Do you think this is fair? So enter through the lobby where you checked in for auditions. She thinks of it as hers because she's seen it often before. The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke 6. Why is it important to understand the story in terms of decisions and consequences? If seats are available, you will also receive an invoice via email to pay for the tickets online.
What is the difference between education and wisdom? Each question is appropriate for both classroom and online discussions. The villain of the book, the man in the yellow suit, is an unscrupulous businessman and a blackmailer. She now thinks of the Tucks as her friends and doesn't want them to get in trouble. She's been told it would be dangerous; she believes it would be. That evening, a stranger in a yellow suit comes by the foster home and stops to ask some questions. She's upset at the thought of death.
Name and email of party responsible for payment 3. Within 24 hours you should receive an email letting you know if the number of seats you requested are available. Would you agree to drink the water? People aren't supposed to go in their wood. Please check the Callboard regularly. Extend the lesson by planning a fun day at the end of the unit and showing the film for comparison. Why is Tuck so sad about his life? Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.
Does it strike you as odd that Mae would choose to kill using brute strength rather than by firing the gun? Is it a place you would like to be? Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt 10. About the Book Mae Tuck sets out to meet her sons, Jesse and Miles, for their ten-year reunion near Treegap. Probably relieved — they won't have to sell their wood. Does she believe their story? He is kind and so truly wretched at their fate and the dangers to others. The Tucks find Winnie's grave and see the toad that, like them, will never die.