Here, we learn about a blackout that happens in New York City while they are standing in the room looking at the model. Ben introduces Rose to Jamie. Ben fingerspells to Rose that Jamie is his friend. Ben tells Jamie the story about Rose being his grandmother and they sit and enjoy the stars. In the pictures, we see an illustration of the same event that we are reading about in the book.
Text Teaser Video
The video gives a brief synopsis of a portion of the text without giving away too much detail to encourage students to continue reading the story.
Length of Video: 41 seconds
Picture Teaser Video
This video gives a brief synopsis of a portion of the picture part of the book without giving away too much detail to encourage students to continue reading the story.
Length of Video: 24 seconds
Discussion Question 15 Video (Pictures)
This video the question is posed, Why do you think it is important that Ben fingerspelled, MY FRIEND
Length of Video: 23 seconds
This is a worksheet that asks questions related to the section that students have read.
Time to Complete: 20 minutes (approximately)
This is a worksheet that assists students in taking notes while they read this section of the book. The instructions for using this worksheet are in a powerpoint in the introduction section; here
Time to Complete: Done while reading - time determined individually