Click on the image of the book below to take you to WONDER!
Have you ever felt different?
The Song- Wonder- By Natalie Merchant
Listen to the song below written and sung by Natalie Merchant.
Follow the song lyrics while listening and think about what this song means. How it may relate to the artist, to a person you may know, to you!
Wonder- Learning Lapbooks
This term we will be creating a Wonder Lapbook to present your learning.
As we read the text you will be learning about its' characters and all of their stories. You will be presenting this lapbook at Open Night in Term Three, so your neatest work will need to be applied during the making of it.
This lapbook is a process, which means you will need to be patient, add to it and complete the tasks during the reading of the book and when you you are given the time to complete the tasks.
Below is an example of how the lapbook will be set up.
LAPBOOK -CHARACTER TRAIT
August- Part One
Using Tagxedo (website), you will create your cover based on one of the characters in the book. You may choose your favourite character or even just a character that intrigues you. You may need to download microsoft silverlight to make this work. Firefox or Safari enable this site to perform best.
Your cover will include a number of describing words for your character.
Think about: *Character's personality *Character's physical features *Character's family *Character's traits (what are they like as a person?)
Wonder Character Face Templates
For use on tagxedo...
Lapbook Inspiring Quotes
Our book has many inspiring quotes within the text. Some, Mr Browne introduces to us, some where Mr Tushman raises and other's are from our inspiring main character- August Pullman.
Task: Google some inspiring quotes on the net. Choose one inspiring quote to place on the front of your lapbook. Choose a quote that speaks to you personally. Choose one that you like to live your life by, or you would like to try and strive to live life by.
Google words like : Kids inspiring quotes or Winnie the Pooh quotes/Dr Seuss quotes, Childrens inspiring quotes
Figurative Language from Wonder
Below is some examples of figurative language from our text, Wonder by R.J. Pallacio.
You may copy the examples into your English books to start you off.
Task: with a partner, you are to find additional examples of the below figurative language headings. The meanings to these language concepts can be found below the chart for your reference.
August's Face- Mental Image
Using quotes and references from the story. Write and draw an image of what you think August's face would like in real life.
WONDER'S WONDERFUL PRECEPTS
-SOME LIFE LESSONSFOR KIDS
Precept Postcards to Miss Stanton
Task: Pretend you are in Mr. Browne’s class. Write/find your own precept and create a postcard with your precept and descriptive picture on the front. On the back of your postcard, explain to me in your own words what this means to you personally.
Auggie Pullman's Personal Precept
Auggie's Final Speech
At the end of Wonder, Auggie received an award. Mr Tushman did not make him a give a speech, but pretend that he did!
Write Auggie's speech below. Include all that Auggie has experienced and what he has learned during his first year in school. Who would Auggie thank and why?
Whole Class Artwork
Assemble each precept piece to create this beautiful group poster.
Take notice of where your puzzle piece is placed within the artwork. You will colour your piece according to where it is in the picture, leaving your description/writing blank for the viewer of our artwork to read.