Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Key for Sorting Hats

Genres:   a type or category of stories
Science fiction






 Topics:  the subject or what it's about.  This could be one word or just a few words.  Sometimes the title is also the topic.






Eating Spaghetti Without Getting Messy

Themes:  the message about life or human nature expressed in the story
Don’t give up on your dreams.

Friendship is important.

Be careful who you trust.

Listen to good advice and don’t assume you know everything.

Love is worth fighting for.

Respect other people’s property.

Summaries:    a shorter version of the story, told in the same order as the story and (if objective) without added comments by the teller

A little girl breaks into the three bears’ cottage, eats their food, breaks their things, and sleeps in their beds.

A young boy discovers he’s a wizard, goes to wizarding school, and learns to perform magic.

A young Native American girl is kidnapped by an enemy tribe, sold as a wife to a French trapper, and later ends up as a guide for Lewis and Clark.

Mrs. Frizzle challenged the kids to learn more about the human body, so they shrank themselves and the bus, and then spent the day exploring Arnold’s insides.

The caterpillar was very, very hungry, and he wandered around eating many various things.

A boy is travelling to see his father, when the pilot has a heart attack and the plane crashes. The boy must spend  months learning to survive in the wilderness.