Mr. Popper’s Penguins - Chapter 1Journal Response Why was Mr. Popper so absent-minded? What does the book mean by “Mr.Popper had never seen the poles”? How did Mrs. Popper feel when itwas the end of September? What worried Mrs. Popper aboutMr. Popper not working untilSpring?
Chapter 2 – Journal Response Why is “A Voice in the Air” a goodtitle for this chapter? Do you think Mrs. Popper would liketo visit the South Pole? Why or whynot? Tell in your own words why Mr.Popper thought penguins would begood pets. Predict what Admiral Drake’s surprisewill be for Mr. Popper.
Chapters 3 and 4 – JournalResponse Describe the penguin. Explain what the penguin didwhen he got out of the carton. What is the penguin’s name?How did he get that name? What did Captain Cook do inthe bathroom? Why do youthink he did this?
Chapters 5 and 6 – Journal Response How did Mr. Popper make CaptainCook feel at home? How did Mr. Popper make CaptainCook feel more comfortable in the icebox? What made the policeman come tothe Popper’s house? What trouble did Mr. Popper havewhen he called City Hall about alicense for Captain Cook?
Chapters 7 and 8 – Journal Response Why did Mrs. Popper say her familyhad untidy ways? List some of the items that CaptainCook collected for his nest in theicebox. What did Mrs. Callahan think CaptainCook was? Explain why Captain Cook got soexcited when he saw the white boriccrystals.
Chapters 9 and 10 – JournalResponse Why was Mr. Popper so tiredafter his walk with CaptainCook? Why was Captain Cook mopingaround? Who did Captain Cook contactabout captain cook’s condition? How did Greta come to live withthe popper’s?
Chapters 11 and 12 – JournalResponse Where did Captain Cook andGreta live? How did thepopper’s feel about this? What changes were made inthe Popper house for Gretaand Captain Cook? How did Mr. Popper help withgreta’s eggs? What did the penguins and
Chapter 13 and 14 – JournalResponse What Was mrs. popper’sworry, and how did Mr. Poppersuggest they solve it? Name three things thepenguins liked to do most. Describe the trip to thetheater. Would you hire the penguins
Chapters 15 and 16 – JournalResponse Describe the penguin actrehearsal. Why did Mr. Greenbaum wantthe penguins to paradearound? What is happening in thepicture on page 105? What happened during the
Chapter 17 and 18 – JournalResponse hoW do you knoW the penguin’sact was a success? How did the penguins get on thestage with the opera singer? What happened when thepenguins met the seals? How did the policemen andd thefiremen react to the scene?
Chapters 19 and 20 – JournalResponse What happened to thepenguins in jail? Why did Admiral Drake cometo talk to Mr. Popper? What Was mr. popper’sdecision? What did Mr. Klein suggest? What Was admiral drake’sbig surprise?