Extension Activities for Hoot

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Enrich your study of Hoot by Carl Hiaasen with a series of writing activities. Class members must complete the first assignment (a letter business letter), but can choose from 11 other choices once that assignment is complete. The goal is to reach 50 points total, which means individuals can choose several assignments from the grid.

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Pros

  • Comes with a map and graphic organizers that correspond with certain assignments
  • Allows for choice and variety while still practicing writing and response to reading
Cons

  • In order to complete the first option, which is listed as required, your class will need to know how to write a letter
  • Some individuals might have difficulty reading the small font