Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Term 2 Novel Study

This term I have been reading and studying the novel See Ya Simon

I found this novel sad but interesting because it was very 'moving' to read and I have never read anything like this so i'm glad I chose this book to read.

During the novel I had to complete a thinking map which shows that I can classify how the author has shown the theme of the book.

National Standard this covers

  • Year 9/10 Standard
    • I can locate, evaluate, analyse and summarise information and ideas within texts and across a range of texts.
    • I have a large vocabulary that is connected to my own knowledge about the world and includes: - academic e.g observe vs watch - subject-specific (specific words about a subject (e.g feline) - technical terms (specialised vocabulary of a particular field.)

Overall I would give this novel a rating of  9 / 10 and I would recommend it to others to read if they like emotional stories like this because its a very good but heart-breaking story because its about this boy named Simon who suffers from Muscular Dystrophy and doesn't have long to live.

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