Papa’s Parrot Summary

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Questions to summarize the story, comparative table between parrots, conecting to personal experience

Questions to summarize the story, comparative table between parrots, conecting to personal experience

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  • 1. Summary Papa’s Parrot
  • 2.
    • 1. Harry Tillian and his father had a very close relationship.
    • How would they consider each other?
    They considered each other as friends.
  • 3.
    • 2. Harry once enjoyed visiting his father’s store.
    • What kind of store did Mr. Tillian own?
    He owned a candy and nut shop.
  • 4.
    • 3. As Harry grew older he would not visit his father as often at the candy and nut shop.
    • At what age did Harry stop visiting his father as often?
    At the age of twelve, Harry stopped visiting his father as often.
  • 5.
    • 4. Harry and his junior high school friends had more spending money.
    • Where would Harry and his friends visit?
    They would visit a burger place.
  • 6.
    • 5. Mr. Tillian purchased an expensive parrot to have at the store.
    • Why did Mr. Tillian buy a parrot?
    He bought the parrot to keep him company at the candy and nut shop.
  • 7.
    • 6. Harry saw Mr. Tillian talking to the Parrot inside the shop.
    • How did Harry feel when he saw that?
    Harry felt embarrassed.
  • 8.
    • 7. One day Mr. Tillian was unpacking caramels and felt pain in his chest.
    • Where was Mr. Tillian taken to?
    Mr. Tillian was taken to the hospital.
  • 9.
    • 8. As Mr. Tillian stayed in the hospital he became worried about his responsibilities.
    • What was he worried about?
    He was worried about the store and Rocky, the parrot.
  • 10.
    • 9. Harry promised his father that he would visit the store and feed Rocky.
    • When did he say he would visit the store?
    Harry promised to visit the shop every day after school.
  • 11.
    • 10. The next day after school, Harry went to the candy and nut shop.
    • How did the shop look?
    The shop had boxes and caramels spilled on the floor.
  • 12.
    • 11. Harry began to unpack the new candy shipments. Suddenly he heard someone say “Hello!”
    • Who said “Hello!”?
    Rocky, the parrot said “Hello!”.
  • 13.
    • 12. Harry began feeling annoyed by Rocky. Suddenly he felt chills down his back because Rocky said “Where's Harry? Miss him”.
    • What did Harry realize by this time?
    He realized that Mr. Tillian would say those words to Rocky.
  • 14.
    • Harry felt guilty.
    • 13. Harry finally realized his father would talk to Rocky and tell Rocky how much he missed him.
    • How did that make Harry feel?
  • 15.
    • 14. After Harry cleaned up the shop he decided to visit his father at the hospital.
    • Why do you think he went to visit Mr. Tillian?
    Harry visited his father to make up for all the time he had not visited him at the shop.
  • 16. What is the message of the author?
  • 17.
    • Which parrot do you think is the one Mr. Tillian purchased?
  • 18. Comparative Table
    • Love to be cuddled
    • Larger than most parrots
    • Are not known to imitate speech
    • Intelligent
    • Can be sizes small to large
    • Can learn up to 4000 different spoken phrases
    • Playful and affectionate
    • Small
    • Do not imitate human speech.
    Cockatoo Macaw Lovebird
  • 19. Cockatoo Macaw Lovebird Some Parrots:
  • 20. Have you ever had a problem with your parents and then realized you were wrong?
  • 21. Test
    • Wednesday, December 2, 2009
    • Homework
    • Complete your review.