BOOK DISCUSSION for GRADES 2/3 October 2007
Snack ideas: cheesecake, grilled cheese, hot cocoa
- General like/dislike of book
- Describe Grandmother Silk. What was she like?
- Describe Ruddy. What was he like?
- Ruddy couldn’t wait to dress up as a gorilla—what would you like to dress up as?
- In the book, what was the best part about being snowed in?
- Have you ever lost electricity in your house? What did you do?
- Would you want to spend a week with Grandmother Silk? Why? Why not?
- Do you think Grandmother Silk changed? Has Ruddy changed?
- Ruddy especially liked the trips he and his grandmother took to the zoo. Tell us what you like/liked to do with your grandmother (parents, too!)
GAME: Who would like it? (Grandmother Silk or Ruddy or both)