Summer Reading Summative Essay. CCGPS Standards. ELACCGPS Focus Standards: ELACC11-12RL1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
The children’s book Olivia … and the missing toy, by Ian Falconer, is about a feisty young pig whose active imagination makes the seemingly mundane loss of a favorite toy an imaginative story. Falconer uses indirect characterization to exemplify the high-spirited Olivia.
Maurice Sendak’s children’s book Where The Wild Things Are is about a young boy who uses his active imagination to make his punishment more bearable. Sendak uses indirect characterization to exemplify the mischievous but relatable Max.
The book Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendek uses a variety of stylistic devices to exemplify the mischievous nature of the protagonist Max.
Olivia wants her mother to make her a red soccer shirt because her “uniform comes in a really unattractive green.”
Olivia’s imagination is exemplified by the setting, which changes from “a camel in Egypt” to “a dark and stormy night” – all while staying in the confines of her own house.