What Makes a Good Friend?

Lesson 8

Objective

Describe how the narrator’s relationship with Jeremy Ross changes by asking and answering questions about character feelings.

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Target Task

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Writing Prompt

Why do the narrator and Jeremy Ross become friends?

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Key Questions

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  • Why is the narrator’s summer not starting out as a perfect summer? How does it make him feel?

  • What does the narrator think about enemy pie? How do his feelings change?

  • What does the narrator have to do for the day? Why? How does it make the narrator feel?

  • How has the narrator changed? What caused the narrator to change? Give two specific examples.

  • Why does the narrator feel relieved?

  • Do you think enemy pie really exists?

Vocabulary

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enemy     (n.)

a person who you do not like

satisfied     (adj.)

happy

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.1.1 — Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

  • RL.1.2 — Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

  • RL.1.3 — Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.