The Hundred Dresses – I

1. Where in the classroom does Wanda sit and why? 

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2. Where does wanda live ? What kind of place do you think it is ? 

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3. When and why do piggy and Maddie notice Wanda’s absence? 

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4. What do you think ” to have fun with his ” means ? 

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5. In what way was Wanda different from other children? 

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6. Did Wanda have a hundred dresses ? Why do you think she said she did? 

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7. Why is Maddie embarrassed by the questions Peggy asks Wanda ? Is she also like Wanda arise she different?

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8. Why did not maddie ask peggy to stop teasing Wanda ? What was she afraid of ? 

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9. Who did Maddie think would win the drawing competition? Why ? 

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10 . Who won the drawing contest? What help the winner drawn ? 

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11. How does Wanda seen as different by other girls ? How do they treat her ?  

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12 . How does wanda feel about the dresses game why does she say that she has a hundred dresses?  

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13 . Why does Maddie  standby and not do anything? How is she different from Peggy? ( Was peggy is friendship important to meddie ? Why? Which lines in text tell you that? ) 

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14. What does Miss Mason think of Wanda’s drawings ? What do the children think of them? How do you know? 

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Amanda   

Thinking about the poem

1. How old do you think Amanda is? How do you know this?

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2. Who do you think is speaking to her? 

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3. Why are stanzas 2, 4 and 6 given in parenthesis?

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4. Who is the speaker in stanzas 2, 4, 6? Do you think this speaker is listening to the speaker in stanzas 1, 3, 5 and 7?

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5. What could Amanda do if she were a mermaid?

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6. Is Amanda on orphan? Why does she say so?

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Do you know the story of Rupunzel? Why does she want to be Rapunzel ? 

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8. What does the girl yearn for?  What does this poem tell you about Amanda?  

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9. Read the last stanza.  Do you think Amanda is sulking and moody?

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Lesson- 4 

From the diary of Anne Frank 

1. What makes writing in a diary a strange experience for Anne Frank ? 

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2. why does Anne want to keep a diary ? 

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3. why did Anne think she could confide more in her diary than in people ?

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4. why does Anne provide a brief sketch of her life ? 

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5. what tells you that Anne loved her grandmother ? 

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6. Why was Mr. Keesing annoyed with Anne ? What did he ask her to do? 

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7. How did Anne justify her being a chatter box in her essay ? 

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8. Do you think Mr keesing was a strict teacher? 

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9. What made Mr keesing allow Anne to talk  in class ?

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10. was Anne right when she said that the world would not be interested in the musings of a thirteen year old girl ? 

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11. There are some examples of diary or journal entries in the before you read section . Compare these with what Anne writes in her diary ? What language was the diary originally written in ? In what way is Annes diary different ? 

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12. Why does Anne need to give a brief sketch about her family ? Does she treat Kitty as an insider or an outsider ? 

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13. How does Anne feel about her father, her  grandmother, Mrs. Kuperus and Mr keesing? What do these tell you about her? 

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14. What does Anne write her first essay ? 

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15. Anne says teachers are most unpredictable . Is Mr keesing unpredictable ? 

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16. What do these statements tell you about Anne Frank as a person ? 

1. We don’t seem to be able to get any closer and that’s the problem . Maybe it’s my fault that we don’t confide in each other . 

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2. I don’t want to got down the fact in this diary the way most people would but I want the diary to be my friend . 

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3 Margot went to Holland in December and I followed in February when I was plunked down on the table as a birthday present for Margot . 

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11. Anyone could ramble on and leave  big spaces between the words, but the trick was to come up with convincing arguments to prove the necessity of talking. 

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 Lesson-3 

The Ball Poem

Thinking about the Poem

 In pairs , attempt the following questions .

1. Why does the poet say, ” I would not intrude on him “? Why doesn’t he offer him money to buy another ball? ” 

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2. ‘’… staring down / All his young days into the harbour where / His ball went … ” Do you think the boy has had the ball for a long time ? Is it linked to the memories of days when he played with it ?

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 3. What does ” in the world of possessions ” mean ?

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4. Do you think the boy has lost anything earlier ? Pick out the words that suggest the answer . 

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5. What does the poet say the boy is learning from the loss of the ball ? Try to explain this in your own words . 

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