RED4335+Trade Book Reading Assignment+IkeriaCorbett.docx

Great sense of confidence happiness optimism and

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great sense of confidence, happiness, optimism, and accepting strengths and weaknesses which in turns will cause one to perform in all facets of life. An activity which I plan to use every morning is to have a meaningful morning message or a greeting which can encourage students to love themselves. I’m certain these students will be able to share relatable concerns to Jeff Kinney’s novel. Also this novel will be a great novel study to introduce students to character education. Evaluation of trade book based on the Elements of Engagement First and foremost, the novel Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth was hilarious, entertaining, and engaging. In order to keep readers engaged and entertained the reader must be able to relate to the characters. In this novel the content is important, because the
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reader will go on this journey with Greg and Rowley as they experience puberty, fitting in with other students, and new responsibilities at home. Students in secondary schools will at some point embark on this journey themselves. Greg and Rowley find solutions to their problems which students can use as well. For example; when Greg got an invite to the “mean girls” birthday party he didn’t go because Rowley wasn’t invited. This is an example of Greg valuing his friendship with Rowley. This novel takes place on the first day of 7 th grade until the last day of 7 th grade. Jeff Kinney portray Greg and Rowley as shy kids who no one ever notices and is always picked on by other students. By the end of the novel Greg and Rowley gain friends and even talk to a girl in Mrs. Reinstone’s class, which is a big deal as a teenage
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