Zapato Power

Lesson 8


Explain why the chapter is titled “I Solve the Final Mystery” by using details to retell key events and how characters respond to major events and challenges.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off by Jacqueline Jules  — Ch. 8

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Target Task


Why is chapter 8 titled “I Solve the Final Mystery”? What mysteries did Freddie solve? Why?

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Key Questions


  • Where did Freddie get the Zapato Power?
  • Why did Mr. Vaslov decide to give Freddie the Zapato Power?
  • Why were Mr. Vaslov's sneakers not as powerful as Freddie's?
  • Mr. Vaslov was an inventor. What mystery does this solve? Why?




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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.