I really enjoyed this book. This mission could be connected to math class, names from the book could be used in math problems and students could create their own business plan to fund a project of their own.
Linguistically this book is very rich- Elliot makes many word plays and is very playful with language.
When Elliot comes back from Christmas break his teacher has been replaced by a new teacher, Mr. Additionally, the portrayal of the relationship between Elliot and Justin is unrealistic and possibly damaging to a student who is being bullied.
All of the names in the book are traditionally Caucasian names with the exception of Carlo. Oakes assigns the class a project to make a video in a group. Elliot is the smallest boy in fifth grade- he has been getting made fun of his entire life.
Susan Tang Publisher and Year: Oakes councils Elliot on how to deal with Justin and ultimately Justin becomes friends with Carlo and Elliot.
When Justin continues to bully Elliot, Elliot and Carlo begin to take Karate lessons in an effort to toughen up Elliot. William Stine Cover Art by: Troll Associates Number of pages: In fifth grade Elliot gets put in the same class as the school bully, Justin Ambrose.
Elliot has highly educated parents. Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Carlo and Elliot spend a lot of their time together- Carlo has a series of schemes to try to get into the Guinness Book of World Records. The words in the book are fairly challenging and the text is of average density per page.
It was published in 92 and many of the things described in the book beepers, computer technology are now outdated. Elliot and Carlo have a mission to collect money so that Carlo can fund his mission to get in to the Guinness Book of World Records.
How I Survived the Fifth Grade is the quintessential campy chapter book. Linguistic and Cultural Diversity Analysis: There are no physical descriptions in the book of the characters other than Elliotand race is not discussed. However, Elliot has one friend, Carlo.
Culturally, everyone in the book seems to be middle class. Oakes comes over and confiscates the tape. While Elliot is working on the project several of the people in his group begin teasing him. I survived sisxth grade Essay Anonymous 9/24/13 I Survived 6th Grade My experience for 6th grade was great.
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