Hot and Cold
Day 2
Students need reading book, Bear Book,
Turn to page 26
in your student
Good readers make predictions, or
Guesses, about what a text will be
Read the title and introduction on
pages 26-27.
What do you predict might happen in
the story?
Turn and talk to your partner about
your prediction. Partner 1 goes first.
The introduction is about friendship.
in real life, friendships can change. One
purpose for reading is to find out if Rory,
Derek, and Bolivia’s friendship will
change when Derek returns from camp.
Turn to page 28 and let’s read this page and
then stop to discuss what is happening.
1. Why is Roy
Let’s read page 29.
2. Based on what
you know so far,
how has Bolivia
affected Derek and
Rory’s friendship?
Read the rest of page 29.
Let’s discuss
the structure
of the story
so far.
Now let’s read part of page 30.
3. Was Rory right to worry so much about
Derek? Why or why not?
Read the rest of page 30.
4. What kind of person is Derek? How
can you tell?
Read page 31.
5. Do you think that all three characters
will remain friends? What details from
the story support your answer?
Let’s discuss the story structure so far.
Now read the top half of
page 32.
6. Why do you think Derek and Rory brag
about their pizza-eating abilities?
Read to the bottom of page 33.
7. What can you tell about Bolivia, based on
the way she acts?
8. Have you ever said that you could do
something you weren’t sure you could do, just
to impress someone?
Read pages 34-35.
9. How can you tell that both Derek and
Rory are feeling confident that they can
eat a whole pizza?
10. What is
Bolivia’s role in
the contest?
11. How is
Bolivia different
from Rory and
Read page 36.
12. How do you think the boys are feeling
as they reach for their fourth slice? How
can you tell?
Read page 37.
13. Why do you think Bolivia says, “I
wouldn’t think of depriving you” when the
boys offer her a slice of pizza?
14. Who do you think is enjoying the pizzaeating contest the most: Derek, Rory, or
Bolivia? Why?
Read page 38.
15. Why does Bolivia wait until the boys
are full before she takes a piece of pizza?
Read page 39.
16. What does Bolivia do that surprises
Derek and Rory?
Finish the story.
17. Compare the way Rory feels on page
40 with the way he felt at the beginning
of the story.
18. After reading page 40, did the story
turn out as you predicted?
Number the next empty
page in your Spelling
Folder to 20 and answer
the following:
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