The students will be able to:
1.E.1 Understand basic economic concepts.
1.C&G.1 Understand the importance of rules.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.
When the cat spills all the milk and Walter the Baker must substitute water, the Duke and Duchess notice the difference in their favorite sweet rolls. The Duke presents Walter with a challenge: create from one piece of dough a roll the sun can shine through three times, or be banished from the Duchy. The task seems impossible, but after a few lucky accidents and a little help from his family, Walter presents the Duke with his invention — the pretzel.
1. Should the Duke be able to send Walter away?
2. Why did Walter want to stay?
3. Why did the Duke want Walter to stay?
Walter the Baker by Eric Carle
Source: Lisa Foreman
Walter the Baker Vocabulary
banish - (v.) \ˈba-nish\ : to send (someone or something) away
desperation- (n.) \ˌdes-pə-ˈrā-shən\ :a strong feeling of sadness, fear, and loss of hope
duchess- (n.) \ˈdə-chəs\: the wife or widow of a duke
duchy- (n.) \ˈdə-chē\: an area of land that is controlled by a duke or duchess
duke- (n.) \ˈdük also ˈdyük\: a man of very high rank in the British nobility
: the ruler of an independent area of land
invent- (v.) \in-ˈvent\: to create or produce (something useful) for the first time
vain- (adj.) \ˈvān\: having no success : not producing a desired result
Now that you have read/listened to the story, answer the following questions:
1. Should the Duke be able to send Walter away?______________________________________________________________________
2. Why did Walter want to stay?________________________________________________________________________
3. Why did the Duke want Walter to stay?_________________________________________________________________________
Source: NC Learn