Zapato Power

Lesson 14


Explain how what others think of him influences how Freddie behaves by using details to retell key events and how characters respond to major events and challenges.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Springs Into Action by Jacqueline Jules  — Ch. 6

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Target Task


How does what others think of him influence how Freddie behaves? Give multiple examples from the chapter to support your answer.

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Key Questions


  • Read the two sentences from p. 46: "I squeezed the trunk tighter and tighter." "My body felt like someone had poured glue all over it." What does this description show about Freddie? Why?
  • What was Freddie worried about when he was in the tree? Why?
  • Read the sentences from p. 50: "How could I tell the truth? What type of superhero gets stuck in a tree like a cat?" What does this show about Freddie?
  • Why does Freddie decide to start climbing down the tree?
  • How did Gio help Freddie? Why?
  • Describe Freddie and his mother's weeknight routine.
  • What happens at the end of the chapter?

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.2.3 — Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

  • RF.2.4 — Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.