Zapato Power

Lesson 6


Explain why the chapter is called "Poopes isn't good for Starwood Park" by using details to retell how characters respond to major events and challenges.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off by Jacqueline Jules  — Ch. 6

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Target Task


Why is chapter 6 titled, "Poopee Isn't Good for Starwood Park"? 

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Key Questions


  • Why does Freddie get distracted at Starwood Park? Why was his chance to be a superhero over?
  • What does Freddie decide he is going to do with his superpower? Why?
  • Why does the author say that "his feet hummed like water rushing through pipes"? What does this show?
  • Why does Freddie return to Starwood at recess? What does he see?
  • Why does Freddie say his "brain was still dirty with questions"? What questions did Freddie have?
  • What did Freddie realize with the smoke? How does this help him try and solve the mystery?
  • Why does Freddie end by saying "even if Zapato Power couldn't solve all my mysteries, it could keep me out of trouble with Mrs. Lane"?

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Common Core Standards

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

  • RL.2.6 — Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.

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