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The tree from poppleton forever

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    • “The Tree” from PoppletonForeverComprehensionStory Structure(characters, setting, and plot)
    • How does the picture help you knowthat “The Tree” is fantasy? Page 15 The picture shows a pig wearing clothes and planting a tree, so it is a made-up story
    • Who is Poppleton? The pig in the story and in the picture
    • What other characters did you meetin the story? Tree Doctor Hudson Newhouse Cherry Sue
    • How do you know that Poppletonlikes his tree? Pages 16, 17 He waters it every day, gives it food, and protects it from the wind. He is happy when the tree grows.
    • What is Poppleton’s problem? Pages18,19 His tree looks awful
    • What is the first thing he does tosolve his problem? Pages 18,19 He calls the tree doctor
    • What clues help Poppleton know thatsomething is wrong with his tree?Pages 18,19 The leaves droop, the bark peels, and it turns from green to brown
    • How does Poppleton feel when hesees his tree in this part of thestory? Pages 18,19 He is upset
    • How do you know? Pages 18,19 He says “Oh no!” and calls the tree doctor
    • Why is Poppleton upset? Pages 18,19 He has worked hard, but now the tree looks sick.
    • What does the question Poppleton asks the tree doctor about a pill tell you what Poppleton expects? Pages 20,21 He expects that his tree is sick. He expects that the tree doctor will know what to do and cure the tree with a pill.
    • What do you think is the differencebetween being sick and needingsomething? Pages 20,21 Your body can be sick, and you can take medicine to feel better. When you need something you might feel sad, and the medicine won’t make you feel better.
    • What does Poppleton do after thetree doctor leaves? Pages 22,23 He does the same things the tree doctor did
    • Why do you think he does this?Pages 22,23 He thinks he might be able to see what is wrong with the tree.
    • Why does Hudson say the tree needsa piece of cheese? Pages 22,23 Hudson is a mouse, and he likes cheese.
    • Why do you think Poppleton believesHudson? Pages 22,23 He doesn’t know what else to do.
    • How does Poppleton try to solve hisproblem? Pages 24,25 He asks Hudson and Newhouse what to do. He tries what they suggest.
    • Why do you think the ideas he triesdon’t work? Pages 24,25 Their ideas are about what they like and not about what a tree needs.
    • Comaper and ContrastNewhouse’s idea and Hudson’sidea. Pages 24,25 Hudson sys to give the tree cheese. Newhouse says to give it a bone. Both friends are thinking about what they like.
    • Why do you think Cherry Suesays that trees want birds? Pages26,27 Birds live and nest in trees. Some birds get food from trees.
    • How is Cherry Sue’s idea of thebird feeder different from theother ideas so far? Pages 26,27 The bird feeder is something the tree would like, not what she would like.
    • What happened after Poppletonput up a bird feeder? Pages 28,29 The tree got better; a leaf turned green every time a bird came to the tree.