Chapters 6 to 12

Chapters 6-12
Chapter 6
• 1 Antsy is in charge of walking Old Man Crawley's dogs that
are named after __________.
2 Old Man Crawley puts the Schwa in charge of walking his
dogs named after __________.
3. What makes the Schwa's and Antsy's job for Old Man
Crawley particularly time-consuming?
4. What is the name of Lexie's guide dog?
5. Who in the novel is mentally handicapped due to brain
6. What does the Schwa collect?
7. One of the treasured items collected by the Schwa once held
together what document?
8. What is Antsy's father the most passionate about in the
Discussion Questions
What is the setting of the Schwa was Here?
Describe the exposition (inciting moment) of the book.
Using complete sentences, describe the characters of :
• Antsy• Howie• Ira• Schwa-
Video + Journaling
2. What did you learn from this video?
3. What could the Schwa and Ansty learn if they could
watch this?
Poems + Journaling
Be who you are and say
what you feel, because those
who mind don’t matter, and
those who matter,
don’t mind.
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting.
So. . . get on your way.
Dr. Seuss
US author & illustrator
(1904 - 1991)
Chapter 7
• 1. How is Old Man Crawley related to Lexie in the novel?
• 2. Who does Old Man Crawley hire to be Lexie's
companion in Chapter 7?
3. The Schwa shows Antsy a newspaper clipping
announcing the birth of whom?
4. Who ejects the video game and breaks it in half, then
storms out in Chapter 7?
5. What disability does Lexie have in the novel?
6. Lexie can tell when the Schwa is present more than
others in the novel for what reason?
Invisible Artist
1. Why does Bolin enjoy being invisible?
2. Which was the most impressive picture to you and
3. If you were invisible, where would you go and why?
Vison and Vision Adaptations
• How do your eyes see?
What it’s like to be blind
Braille Games
What is Braille?
Hey Jude
• What is the significance of the song “Hey Jude” in the
book? Pg. 65
Chapter 8
• 1. Lexie tells the Schwa that he has a face like ___________.
• 2. Antsy takes Lexie out to ____________ .
• 3. Why does Antsy try to ensure that the Schwa does not join
4. The Schwa shows Antsy a clip he got that was supposedly
5. The Schwa offers to give a prized clip to Antsy if he will give
_________ in return.
6. What is an idea that Antsy, Lexie, and the Schwa come up
with when they are discussing how to change Crawley's
attitudes and behavior?
7. What is the medical use of ionizing radiation, used as part of
cancer treatment to control malignant cells?
8. Lexie tells Antsy and the Schwa that she wants to change
• Find more information about paperclips at:
• Office Museum
Chapter 9
• 1. Antsy takes Lexie to what kind of concert?
• 2. Lexie points out to Antsy that their outing isn't really a
date for what reason?
• 3. According to Lexie, who should start being her escort?
• 4. How do you think Antsy feels about Lexie? Give
evidence from the text to support your answer.
• 5. How do you think Lexie feels about Antsy? Support.
Chapter 10
• 1. Who likes to be in charge of the kitchen?
• 2 Who is the better of the two cooks in Antsy’s family?
• 3. What does Antsy's mother do with the sauce she
4. Who is at the kitchen table when Antsy wakes up?
5. Who comes and finds Antsy at lunch?
6. When Antsy witnesses another of his parents' rows at
home, he realizes that he is also like a ________.
7. What is a literary figure of speech that uses an image,
story, or tangible thing to represent a less tangible thing or
an intangible quality or idea?
8. What does the Schwa tell Antsy he is?
Chapter 11
• 1. Who answers the door anxiously when Antsy goes to
Crawley's apartment to walk the dogs?
2. What has Old Man Crawley done to injure himself?
3. When Antsy finds Crawley injured, he gives the old man
some of the painkillers and anti-inflammatory pills that were
prescribed the last time he did what?
4. Who does Old Man Crawley insist ride with him in the
5. How does Antsy say he will get home from the hospital in
Chapter 11?
6. What does Old Man Crawley offer to Antsy in order for him to
stay at the hospital?
7. Who does Old Man Crawley say is upset with Antsy in
Chapter 11?
8. Where does Antsy go to find Lexie in the end of Chapter 11?
Chapter 12
• 1. What school does Lexie attend while staying at Old
Man Crawley's home?
2. Who does Antsy believe will be upset when Lexie
kisses him?
3. What does Lexie ask for at the restaurant?
4. What does Lexie demand the manager of the
restaurant do?
5. What club does Lexie tell Antsy she is a member of?
6. What does the club do that Lexie says she belongs to?