The main character, an 11yearold boy knows that his name will be changed to luke because the priests and nuns. This is a booktalk for the novel my name is not easy by debby dahl edwardson. Draw and color the book cover, and place the book award ribbon on the cover. If its nonfiction, they can plunge into a subject that fascinates them or learn a lot about something theyve never heard of before. Jennifer fosberry is a science geek turned childrens book author. My name is not easy by debby dahl edwardson goodreads. She devises a plan get out, but a mysterious death in the quarter leaves josie tangled in an investigation that will challenge her allegiance to her mother, her conscience, and willie woodley, the. While my name is not easy is fiction, it was inspired by real stories from a number of boarding schools that once operated throughout alaska. Follow our format for writing a book report and make the critical information about the book, and your understanding of it, stand out. This study guide consists of approximately 33 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of my name is not easy. My name is all of us huddled up here together, waiting to hear the sound of that plane thats going take us away, me and my brothers.
Here are, in my opinion, ten of the best creative book report ideas. Luke knows his inupiaq name is full of sounds white people cant say. So he leaves it behind when he and his brothers are. Sacred heart school, a catholic institution whose structure and methodology is fierce, brutal, and deeply. Instead of family, there are studentseskimo, indian, whitewho line up on different sides of the cafeteria like theres some kind of war. Your rights under the accessible information standard this is an easy read guide on what the. Tab to the name column and type in the correct name. Writing a book report book reports can take on many different forms. The accessible information standard was launched in august 2016.
The journal entry will no longer show in the not specified section. Like one of the other books just had writing on the cover which guarantees extreme boringness in my. My name is not easy part 1 questions for students share. A book report is usually a summarized version of the main topics and ideas the author brings up in their book. Just a few short months afterwards, she finds herself a bystander as her book is caught in the pushpull of corporate competition. The main purpose of a book report is to determine whether the presented book is interesting and noteworthy enough. On the back of the book cover, explain why you are giving the award to the book. Oct 11, 2019 the start of your book report provides an opportunity to make a solid introduction to the material and your own personal assessment of the work. How to write a book report guide with examples time4writing. I know you shouldnt judge a book by its cover, but i have found that books that do not have cool covers are often quite boring. September, 1960, and brothers luke, 12, bunna, 10, and isaac, 6, are on their way to the sacred heart school. My name book my name is not alexander personalized book.
Writing a book report helps you practice giving your opinion about different aspects of a book, such as. My name is not easy by debby dahl edwardson, paperback. My name is not easy by debby dahl edwardson scholastic. Here are some of our free easy read resources for you to download, use and share today. Setting this is where the books events took place, i. Most book reports allow the students to write down what they saw, but these let then draw them out as well. Unlike an essay, a report discusses in great detail a specific topic in a structured, but easy to follow format. All book report forms will ask for the title, author name, and the illustrators name, if it is a picture book. It tells the story of three inupiaq children who are sent from their home in the arctic circle to a catholic boarding school attended by both native and white children.
Use this simple template to have students summarize the books they have read. Marshall cavendish childrens books publication date. My name is not easy part 1 questions for students share my. Jan 01, 2011 barrow author debby dahl edwardson joined an elite group last year when her youth novel, my name is not easy, was named a finalist for the national book award. Once they find a book that they love to read, have them explore more and record what they read with these simple book reports. While she wishes she knew how to throw a mean curve ball and only tangos in her dreams, she does hold two patents and frequently needs to negotiate peace treaties between her husband, son, and two daughters.
Click the publish button at the bottom of the page. Sep 24, 20 my name is not easy is a special book by a talented writer who provides a window into a world so different from my own, and yet not so different after all. It gives you a chance to read a new book and then tell your teacher and friends what you thought about it. On one side of the cover, come up with 10 song titles that represent characters, events, or settings in the book. My name is not easy is a novel by debby dahl edwardson published by marshall cavendish in 2011.
Somewhere in your first paragraph, you should also state the book s title and the authors name. Book report on the five people you meet in heaven by mitch albom book report on the five people you meet in heaven by mitch albom this isnt technically a book that i read when i was in the properly defined age group, but looking back at this book it is probably the book that has had the largest impact on my life, and had it been out when i was younger would have been a book that i would. How do i rectify not specified in expenses by vendor. My book report worksheets living life and learning. There are large lines for them to easily write in with places to draw and show their creative side as well.
Ten great creative book report ideas minds in bloom. Luke is not his real inupiaq name, but that name has sounds that white people find hard to say so he goes by the easier name of luke. The start of your book report provides an opportunity to make a solid introduction to the material and your own personal assessment of the work. In the early elementary grades, extra support is given, often with book report worksheets that prompt students to write about a favorite character and other book details. Three types of effective book reports are plot summaries, character analyses, and theme analyses.
These will work for almost any book and are especially good when students are reading independent book selections. Next time if you know what your assignment is ahead of time just get on here and say, please help, i was given an assignment today and it is due next week so could someone please do my work for me because i am pretty sure i. Share my lesson members contribute content, share ideas, get educated on the topics that matter, online, 247. Debby dahl edwardsons my name is not easy is such a story. You should try to write a strong introductory paragraph that grabs your readers attention. The obsidian blade i picked this book because it had the coolest cover of all the books on the list. Here are some of the things you need to include in your book report. The characters in edwardsons story attend the fictional. From the list, choose the transaction and click on it to view the details. Improve logic and flow of your paper by adding transition words add some interesting quotes if you feel they are necessary. Share my lesson is a destination for educators who dedicate their time and professional expertise to provide the best education for students everywhere.
Plus, these book report worksheets bring so much fun to the world of reading. Its 1950 in french quarter of new orleans and, 17yearold josie moraine is known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, josie wants more out of life than the big easy has to offer. Simple explanation of how to write a report properly a. Book reports are common tasks for college students that help to assess their writing, analytical, and critical. My name is not easy is a special book by a talented writer who provides a window into a world so different from my own, and yet not so different after all. At sacred heart school, students eskimo, indian, and white line up on. When kids find titles that are engaging, interesting, and thoughtprovoking, theyre hooked. If its fiction, students can dissect plot, theme, and characters. A book report challenges students to think and write critically about what theyve read. Barrow author debby dahl edwardson joined an elite group last year when her youth novel, my name is not easy, was named a finalist for the national book award. Goodreads members who liked my name is not easy also liked. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our pro connect email alert. Told by five different narrators covering the time period 196065, this is essentially lukes story, whose nativeand, as the title indicates, difficulttopronouncename is not revealed until toward the end.
The writer of a book report is not required to evaluate the author, although he oftentimes does so. So he leaves it behind when he and his brothers are sent to boarding school hundreds of miles away from their arctic village. Fascinating story of alaskan kids growing up in the 1960s. Parents need to know that this book about eskimo and american indian children attending a catholic high.
On the expense vendors summary report, then go to the not specified section and doubleclick the amount to see the journal entries. A quick web search will reveal that there are many ideas out there for creative book reports, but they are not all good ideas. Writing a book report may not seem fun at first, but it gives you a great chance to really understand a work and its author. I would recommend this book to someone who would be interested in reading about other religions and seeing what certain kids had to go though in a boarding school like everyone had to speak english or else the would get the strap, you had to. Edwardson draws characters from distinct backgrounds and cultures and throws them together in a strict catholic boarding school where they clash and bond and.
He knows hell have to leave it behind when he and his brothers are sent to boarding school hundreds of miles from their arctic village. Edwardson draws characters from distinct backgrounds and cultures and throws them together in a strict catholic boarding school where they clash and bond and grow together. Luke knows his inupiaq name is full of sounds white people can. My name is hard like ocean ice grinding at the shore or wind pounding the tundra or sun so bright on the snow it burns your eyes.
From the 2011 national book award finalist debby dahl edwardson, my name is not easy. At the end of the questions you get the chance to edit any of your answers and when your ready you hit send and you get a full book report ready to edit sent to your email, edit, print it and your finished. Praise for my name is not isabella and my name is not alexander this storyspeaks frankly about selfidentity and selfaffirmation as isabella decides at the end that she is actually herselfbecause she possesses the best parts of all of the women she looks up to. My name is not easy is the story of eskimo, indian and white children who are sent to attend a catholic boarding school in the early 1960s because there are no schools in their villages. My name is hard like ocean ice grinding at the shore. Find books like my name is not easy from the worlds largest community of readers. These book report worksheets are great for kindergarten or grade 1 students. Synonyms for report at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Jul 15, 2016 share my lesson is a destination for educators who dedicate their time and professional expertise to provide the best education for students everywhere. Luke is an 11yearold eskimo boy who lives on the alaskan tundra. Learn more about timelines for updates to published books. He knows he ll have to leave it behind when he and his.
My name is not easy by debby dahl edwardson reading guide. I am sorry to report that i did not like this book. Somewhere in your first paragraph, you should also state the books title and the authors name. Sernoll, 1967 quick tips ill give you some tips on how to write a good book report right now. To ask other readers questions about my name is not easy, please sign up. An essay sets out and then defends a writers personal point of view about a specific topic, however, it does not include headings. Its not the culture she was born into, but its the one she feels she belongs to in every sense of the word. In some ways, it is a classic boarding school story, and in others it is uniquely alaskan.1387 1242 862 243 175 48 1161 1149 1058 290 53 707 1005 1410 787 426 1446 1549 122 193 263 252 1481 186 320 605 463 755 1031 1371 109 812 595 680 240 444 1460 484 1124 930 1339 1463 830 612 163 1217