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Holes - lesson 1/ chapters 1, 2 ,3

Holes by Louis Sachar
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In deze les zitten 21 slides, met interactieve quizzen en tekstslides.

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Holes by Louis Sachar

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

What are your first impressions of the book?

Slide 2 - Open vraag

Does the front cover attract you and make you want to read the book or does it put you off? Why?

Slide 3 - Open vraag

You are entering Camp Green Lake

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

The Setting
Read the first chapter of the novel.
Sachar gives his novel a very harsh setting.
How has he managed to do that?

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

list all the words or phrases that make Camp Green Lake sound hostile ( the word hostile means unfriendly)

Slide 6 - Woordweb

How does Sachar create a sense of tension? 
  • The fact that there is no camp at Camp Green Lake

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

openings
Read chapter 2 thoroughly BEFORE answering the questions below.
  1. Why are openings important in stories?
  2. Has Sachar managed to create an engaing opening in Holes?
  3. Now that you know a little more about the setting, can you guess what the main themes of this novel may be?
  4. What questions are raised in these chapters which you are interested in finding the answers to?

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

Who goes to Camp Green Lake?
What do they do there?

Slide 9 - Woordweb

Read chapter 3
After you have read the chapter, complete the quiz questions in the following slides.

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

Discuss:
Was Stanley Yelnats made to go to Camp Green Lake?
  • Why did he choose to go?

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Stanley Yelnats 
True or False

Answer the quiz questions

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

What does Stanley look like?
A
skinny
B
overweight
C
well built
D
normal posture

Slide 13 - Quizvraag

Why did Stanley's great-great-grandfather have a curse on him?
A
He had annoyed an outlaw, Kate Barlow
B
He had been in a stage coach robbery
C
He had made a fortune in the stock markets
D
He stole a pig from a one legged gypsy

Slide 14 - Quizvraag

Does Stanley believe in curses and bad luck?
A
Yes
B
no
C
Yes and no

Slide 15 - Quizvraag

Who did Stanley's family for everything that went wrong?
A
The one legged gypsy
B
The great-great-grandfather
C
The pig
D
Kissin' Kate Barlow

Slide 16 - Quizvraag

What is unusual about Stanley's name?
A
It was actually his mother's surname
B
It was exactly the same as his grandfathers
C
It was the same spelt backwards or forwards
D
It was really Simon but he preferred to be called Stanley

Slide 17 - Quizvraag

What did Stanley's father do?
A
He was an inventor
B
He was a singer
C
He was a song writer

Slide 18 - Quizvraag

Even though Stanley's family had bad luck, how did they act?
A
Resigned
B
Bitter
C
Hopeful
D
Envious of others

Slide 19 - Quizvraag

Stanley's great-great-grandfather was robbed by an outlaw. Who was it?
A
Jessie James
B
Kissin' Kate Barlow
C
The Sundance kid
D
The book doesn't say

Slide 20 - Quizvraag

Homework
complete the lesson up lesson

Slide 21 - Tekstslide