The Story Of A Seagull And The CAt Who Taught Her To Fly by Louis Sepulveda. Cyberlesson prepared by Dr. Catherine Kurkjian. Introduction.
Seagull And The CAt
Who Taught Her To Fly
by Louis Sepulveda
Cyberlesson prepared by
Dr. Catherine Kurkjian
In this book you will learn about Zorba, a big black cat, his cat buddies, The Colonel, Secretario, Einstein and their quest to keep three promises made to a seagull who is deathly ill.
Take a look at the title of the book, the cover, the illustrations and the chapter names. Discuss with your partner some of your ideas about what you predict the book will be about.
Link below to view each of the videos of seagulls. List 5 things you learned about the gulls from the videos
While you read Part I, jot down the three promises Zorba made to the the chick’s mom. Which one of promises do you think will be hardest to keep?
Go back into the text and remember all of the interesting characters you’ve met. Complete the chart below with your partner by listing some of your favorite characters. Tell their names, what they were like with your reasons for saying so. Each partner will draw a picture of their favorite character and include a speech bubble of something they might say.
While you read Part II find the problems Zorba and his friends had as they tried to keep their three promises to the chick’s mom. Mark them with a sticky note. Check to see if what you predicted was on target.
After you read Part II go back into the text and find your sticky notes where Zorba and his friends had problems keeping their promise. Discuss with your partner how each of the problems were solved. Talk about some other ways they might have solved their problems.