Wonderstruck - Part 2 - pages 226-263

  • Synopsis: In this section, we will be reading about Ben taking a bus into New York City. We will take a look at things that happen to Ben while in New York and where he goes first as well as the reason why he goes there. In the pictures, we will see the girl arrive in New York and look at newspaper stands, seeing Lillian Mayhew’s name everywhere. The girl goes to the theatre where Lillian Mayhew is performing.


    Text Teaser Video

    The video gives a brief synopsis of a portion of the text without giving away too much detail to encourage students to continue reading the story.
    Length of Video: 41 Seconds



    Picture Teaser Video

    This video gives a brief synopsis of a portion of the picture part of the book without giving away too much detail to encourage students to continue reading the story.
    Length of Video: 46 seconds



    Discussion Question 6 Video

    In this video, the idea of someone becoming deaf overnight is discussed. The question is posed, “How do you think Ben felt suddenly not being able to hear?
    Length of Video: 32 seconds



    Discussion Question 6 Video (Pictures)

    This video discusses the idea of the girl going to see Lillian Mayhew in person. The question is asked “Why do you think the girl is so obsessed with Lillian Mayhew?”
    Length of Video: 34 seconds


    226-263 Questions

    This is a worksheet that asks questions related to the section that students have read.

    Time to Complete: 20 minutes


    Annotation Notes – Pr 2 pgs 226-263

    This is a worksheet that assists students in taking notes while they read this section of the book. The instructions for using this worksheet are in a powerpoint in the introduction section; download powerpoint.

    Time to Complete: Done while reading – time determined individually