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Touching Spirit Bear

Touching Spirit Bear

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Tutorial

Chapter 18 - read by Mrs. Scamardella

Read and/or listen to chapter 18. Answer the following questions on a sheet of loose leaf.

1. What does Cole begin building in this chapter? Why must it be of such high quality, and why do Edwin and Garvey not help him with the labor?

2. Edwin states "Pride has no place on this island." Cite two instances in this chapter where Cole puts his pride ahead of practicality.

3. Cole is upset that Edwin and Garvey are not helping with anything. By doing nothing, are they helping Cole?

4. What does Cole take away from the whale dance?

5. What activities do Cole and Edwin do to help Cole release his anger?

Source: Created by Sarah Scamardella using Explain Everything.

Chapter 19 - read by Mrs. Scamardella

Read and/or listen to chapter 19. Answer the following questions on a sheet of loose leaf in preparation for class discussion.
1. What does Cole do after working on his shelter?
2. What is Garvey's response to Cole? Do you think it is fair?
3. What lesson does Cole learn from the wolf dance?
4. When pushing the rock down the hill, Cole comes to a realization. What is it?
5. What does Cole see as he begins to return to camp?

Source: Created by Sarah Scamardella using Explain Everything

Chapter 20 - Read by Mrs. Scamardella

Read and/or listen to chapter 20 (pg. 230 in ebook below). Then answer the following questions on a sheet of loose leaf paper in preparation for class discussion.
1. What realization does Cole have regarding his father? (Close read p. 230-231)
2. Why do you think that Edwin and Garvey don't heap a lot of praise on Cole for building his cabin? (Close read p. 232-233)
3. Edwin put the spark plugs back in the boat two days before he and Garvey left. What does this indicate? (Close read p. 242)

Source: Created by Sarah Scamardella using Explain Everything

Chapter 19-21 (Start at 24:26 for Chapter 21)

Read and/or listen to chapter 21. Answer the following questions on loose leaf in preparation for class discussion.
1. Cole discovers a large piece of driftwood along the beach and realizes that there are two possible uses for it. What are they?
2. What does Cole do with the log?
3. Do you think Cole is sincere when he asks Edwin about how Peter is doing? Why or why not?
5. How does Edwin explain totem poles to Cole?