måndag 26 april 2021

Call of the Wild - chapters 5-7

Now we have finished reading The Call of the Wild. 

Think about the statements below. 

What do you think? Do you agree or disagree? What do you think Buck would have answered? 
Talk to each other in groups of three. Help each other with the statements. 

Go to SeeSaw and record yourself while talking about the statements. 
Choose 4 statements to talk about: 

1. It’s OK to break a rule if you must do so to survive.
2.  No matter how civilized you are, you have a wild/primitive side 
3. Laws and rules are necessary for a civilized society.
4.  If you don’t adapt to your environment, you will not succeed.
5.  Only the fittest survive in the world.
6.  Once you are in a primitive/uncivilized environment, it is impossible to return to a civilized environment.
7.  Your instincts are more powerful than your feelings

How to write a book review

Good phrases you need to know before you start writing

Book review- bokrecension

The author of the book - bokens författare

The book takes place in... - boken utspelar sig i

The main-character is / the main- characters are.. - Huvudpersonen/Huvudpersonerna är

The book is about.- boken handlar om ..

The language of the book - bokens språk

The difference between the book and the film is...- skillnaden mellan boken och filmen

I think that/ in my opinion - jag tycker att

If I could re-write the end of the book I would - Om jag kunde skriva om slutet på boken skulle jag...

I like the book/film because. - Jag gillar boken eftersom..

I dislike the book/film because - Jag gillar inte boken eftersom...

I would/ would not recommend this book - jag skulle / skulle inte rekommendera boken..

Questions to guide you while writing
Remember to write a text and do not answer the questions one by one

1.  What  is the name of the book you have read? Who is the author? 

2. Where and when does the story take place?

3. Describe the setting of the book. 

 The setting is where a story takes place, or where the story is located. 

The first part, is the physical location.

The second part is the time. Some stories may not give you a specific time. Sometimes you can guess the time through clues and hints that are in the story.

The final part of the setting is the time period, or the moment in history, that a story takes place.

4. What was the story about? (give a brief outline of the plot but never reveal the ending!)

5.     What did you think about the title?

6.Who was the main character and what did they do?

7.  Who were the other important characters?

8.    Who was your favourite and why?

9.  Could you relate to any of the characters in the story?

10.   Did you like the book - was it professionally written?

11.   Did you have a favourite part of the book?

12.     Do you have a least favourite part of the book?

10.   Would you change anything in the story?

11.   Would you recommend this book to another person? If yes tell us why. If no tell us why.

Here you can see an example of a book review: 

/ Sara 

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