Category Archive:Talk to Me 3A

The Curious Incident: Week 2

Here is the reading for this week, it is chapter 13 – 31:

Curious Incident II

  • What do you think the police officers think of Christopher?
  • How does Christopher’s Dad feel when he picks him up at the station?

The Curious Incident: Week 1

We’re starting a new book:  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon.  It’s a new book for me, so I will be discovering it with you 🙂

Here is a bit about the author:

https://literature.britishcouncil.org/writer/mark-haddon

Here are the first few pages of the book:

Haddon_Dog_1

As you read answer these questions:

  • What is your impression of the narrator (Christopher John Francis Boone)
  • Who do you think Siobhan is?
  • What do you think happened to the dog?

Ideas

This TED talk is by a Canadian spoken word poet, Shane Koyczan.  It’s between a talk and a poem.  The theme is bullying.

Check it out:

Here is the transcript: Shayne_Koyczan

  • What part of his story do you find most touching?
  • What do you think the message is?
  • How do you think we can help kids not « be cruel »?

If you want to hear more poetry, check out his website: https://www.shanekoyczan.com/news