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Ind Rdg Journal 11/15/16 The Last Day of Fall?

Abbey Nielsen
02:07 PM ET (US)
I am on page 400 of 740 in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
R-Reading is Harry's best friend Hermione Grange's favorite thing to do. She often tells them about the information she reads.
E- Exciting is one way to describe Harry's time at school. He gets in to a lot of trouble trying to have some fun.
A- Adventurous describe Harry and his friend. They go on many journeys.
D- Determined to help the House Elf's. Hermione wants to get them paying jobs.
Maddi T
11:47 AM ET (US)
Im currently reading Witch world by Christopher Pike. I read from 250 of 521 pages.

2. Finish this ACROSTIC. Set it up just like this. Write TWO sentences for each of these 4 letters (8 total sentences) relating to your current book.
R-rage. In this book Jessie/Jessica feels rage towards the Lapra the ones who took her daughter. She also feels some rage towards the council for not protecting her child better.
E-experiments. A hundred or more miles out of Las vagas is where the Lapra's do there experiments. Mostly with how radiation effect people and to see if they make more witchs.
A-Average. The average amount of witch genes is about two- three genes. But not all have the healing gene.
D-Death. jessie/ Jessica learns of how she died and what "witch world" is like and how it differs from the real world. She learns that when she died she actived her witch genes.
Tristan Hanisch
11:49 PM ET (US)
I am currently reading a book called Son, it has 393 pages in it and I am on page 120.

R- Rage. At the beginning of the book a mother is force to leave her child when she can no longer have children. This makes the mother of the child angry and want to rebel against the leaders of her colony.
E- Entertainment. The children play games outside and sing songs to pass the time. Some of them even race there bikes for entertainment.
A- Adventure. One of the main characters has his mind set of exploring pas the ocean. To do this he builds a raft from wood planks and bamboo.
D- Devastated. The mother of the main character in this book is devastated when she learns that she can no longer have children. She weeps for almost two full days when she finds out about it.
06:37 PM ET (US)
I am currently reading the book Salt to the Sea and I am on page 219 of 378.

R= REFUGEES. The characters in this book are all trying to escape to freedom. None of them are Nazi's or Russian's so they're trying to get out before they get killed caught.
E= ESCAPING. Everyone is trying to escape without being caught. Nobody wants to die so they all come up with fake passports.
A= A ship. A ship will determine everyone who gets to safety. One ship will determine their fate.
D= DANGER. All the characters are in big danger if they get caught. They have fake passports because they aren't Nazi's and are trying to escape for freedom.
Edited 11-16-2016 06:38 PM
11:03 AM ET (US)
I startend The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen today. It has 374 total pages and I am on page 43.

R- Reading. The main characters boyfriend is a big reader and so is she. Her boyfriend is going off to a camp for really smart people and they have to do a lot of reading there.
E- Easy. Good grades came easy to the two main characters. Macy and her boyfriend both had really good grades. Jason, her boyfriend, was the top of their class.
A- Alone. Macy sometimes felt alone because her dad had died. In the beginning of the book she watched her dad die right in front of her eyes, and she sometimes feels alone without him.
D- Death. Macy had to go through a tough time when her dad died. She woke up one day and went outside to see her dad on the ground and someone trying to bring him back. He was then brought to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Leah Krull
10:00 AM ET (US)
I am reading Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose and I am on page 51 of 323.

R- RUNNING is a common theme in this book. Mary Rose and her mother often have to run from Joe, her mother's abusive boyfriend. He is very violent and he threatens them with their lives all the time.
E- Mary Rose is EAGER to make new friends at the place she moved to. Unfortunately, she's willing to participate in some really risky behaviors in order to fit in and be considered part of the cool crowd.
A- ALCOHOL plays a large part in this book so far. Joe, Mary Rose's mother's boyfriend, drinks a lot, and he gets pretty violent when he drinks. Mary Rose also drinks a lot.
D- There is a lot of DRUG use in this book. Mary Rose's mom almost always has a lot of weed on her. As a result, Mary Rose uses weed quite often. This opened the door to using other drugs, which is what she does.
09:02 PM ET (US)
I am reading The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne I'm on page 204 out of 215 pages so close.

R-Rememberance,throughout this book the main character always has a flashback to life back in Berlin. His grandmother passes away he remembers the things they would do together like going to plays and her teaching about the art literature.

E-Exploration, Bruno wants to become and explorer, and loves going on adventures and reading adventure books. When he was out exploring the new house and had found a camp and a boy sitting he had made a discovery. He eventually starts meeting Shmuel everyday and the last day before going back to Berlin decides to take an exploring a step further my going in the camp.

A- Auschwitz is where Bruno and the rest of his family are currently living Bruno really doesn't know where they are exactly staying at. The commander does mention something about Auschwitz but all Bruno knows is Gretel tells him they are at Out-With.

D-Dolls, Bruno's older sisters had tons of dolls as a child her room was decorated with dolls even, the dolls would creep out Bruno and he didn't like playing with them with her when he had to. Gretel soon gets rid of all of them and starts decorating her room with maps and posters of the Fury and the symbol that was on their fathers arm band.
Hannah Miller
04:33 PM ET (US)
📚I just started the book Alive. It has 357 pages and I currently on page 69. I haven't finished my other book, They all Fall Down, because I misplaced it.📚

R Stella is not Ready to face her new life. She isn't ready to deal with the stress that comes along with her new heart and the feelings it has for a complete stranger.
E Elsie, the little sister is the replacement chid. She's the fill in for Stella who is always sucking all of the attention up.
A People won't Act normal around Stella ever since her surgery. She had an incident where she screamed and then fainted while dissecting a frog heart and everyone stared at her.
D Someone had to Die in order for Stella to obtain her heart transplant. I don't know yet but I think that this new main character, Levi Rin, is a ghost.
Edited 11-15-2016 04:35 PM
Jared Mettler
04:28 PM ET (US)
I am currently reading I am the machine by PanAllen Zadofff and am currently on page 58 of 357
Rrecords are broken in the book when this teen takes action. He is a boy that was taken from his parents when he was little.
Eexhilarating action is a common theme in this book. He is trained by the government to kill.
And he is always being sent n missions by the government. To kill targets that are a threat to social security.
Death is going to be a common theme throughout this book. I can just tell
Savannah Cooper
04:26 PM ET (US)
I finished reading In the Shadow of Blackbirds. I am now reading Dark Inside that has 327 pages
Reading isn't really an option anymore because all the schools have closed down. Libraries are open but who would risk getting the flu for a book?
Epidemic of the influenza is spreading. The stench of onions and other home remedies are everywhere.
Another nightmare plagues Mary. Her lover was murdered and his tormented soul won't leave her alone.
Death is nocking on everyone's door. Dead bodies are everywhere.
04:25 PM ET (US)
I finished Auschwitz By: Sara Nomberg-przytyk, this book had 162 pages.

R Reliving everything she saw those horrible years. Not being able to get the terrible images out of her head.
E Everything looked the same once she finally got out. The new people she met just blended in with the people she lost at Auschwitz.
A Adrenalin racing through her veins as she hid in the haystack hoping to not get killed by a stray bullet. Always wondering what would happen if she was captured.
D> Death everywhere she looked, there was no escaping all of the death. All she could do was wonder why all of this had to happen to her and her family.
04:21 PM ET (US)
I am currently reading Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare and I am on page 44 of 668.

R elationships are strange in Lady Midnight. Emma has a parabatai, a partner sworn to you for battle, which causes a problem in her romantic life. Every guy that she dates never seems to be as good as her parabatai, Julian.
Emma is a shadow hunter who is trying to solve her parents murder. The Clave, her government, told her that her parents died in the Dark War five years ago, but Emma refuses to believe it.
After learning about murders in the Los Angeles area and strange markers on the bodies, Emma decides she wants to catch the killer. While waiting for where she believed to be the next murder would be, she witnessed a fairy stealing from humans. Chasing to catch him, Emma tripped over a dead body covered in ancient Runes, the same ones that covered her parents after they were murdered.
Demons, warlocks, vampires, and fairies are all apart of the Underworld world. With the fairies breaking an ancient alliance with the Shadowhunters, a treaty was made stating that fairies were no longer subject to help from other Downworlders.
Evie Golden
04:19 PM ET (US)
I am reading Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell I am on page 100 out of 438 I finished United as One.

R Reading. Nick and Cath read each others' stories and essays. They also write together in the library.
E English. Cath is an English major. A lot of the story takes place in her English classes.
A Anxiety. Cath has a lot of anxiety about her classes, and going out by herself. She tries to always go with Reagan to the dining hall and have Levi walk her home.
D Dad. Cath worries about her dad a lot. She cares a lot about him and tries to visit him whenever she can.
Sunny Worlie
04:16 PM ET (US)
I'm currently reading Percy Jackson & the Olympians- The Lightning Theif (graphic novel) It doesn't have page numbers, but I'm about half way through.

Rick Riordan writes the Percy Jackson books. They're definitely my all time favorite series.
Even though Percy has no clue what will happen, or what his chances are, he goes on a quest to save the world from total war. He also has to save his mother.
As a demigod, Percy encounters several monsters from Greek mythology. He fights them in order to keep himself and his friends and family safe.
During his stay at Yancy Academy, Percy is attacked by his math teacher Mrs. Dodds. He later gets attacked by her again on a city bus, where he defeats her a second time.
Caden Gross
04:13 PM ET (US)
I am reading Unlikely Warrior by Georg Rauch

R- Rauch is fighting in WWII. He is apart of the Nazi army and he is part Jewish.
E- Endless waves of fighting from the Russians. Georg is in the front fighting the U.S.S.R. and the Russians are fighting to retake their territory and defeat the Nazis.
A- After endless fighting in the front, Georg writes to his mother and tells her about the front and what is happening. But Georg's mother is hardly writing him back.
D- Death is a constant thing in this book. His unit was just attacked and his best friend was injured and was sent back home.
Kärin RennerPerson was signed in when posted
03:21 PM ET (US)
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1. Write one sentence naming your current book, total # of pages in book, and where you stopped today. Also tell me if you finished any books since our last class last Wednesday!

2. Finish this ACROSTIC. Set it up just like this. Write TWO sentences for each of these 4 letters (8 total sentences) relating to your current book. Here is the script for boldface type:

type < the letter b and > to start boldface and type </ the letter b and > to end bold.

Edited 11-15-2016 03:28 PM

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