Wonderstruck - Part 2 - pages 308-357

  • Synopsis: Here, we read about Ben beginning his search for his father based on the information that he has gathered.  He goes knocking on doors, and eventually ends up at the America Natural History Museum.  Ben ends up meeting another young boy at the museum and we learn about all of the displays that are in the museum.


    Text Teaser Video

    This 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: 32 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: 29 seconds



    Discussion Question 8 Video

    In the video, we see Ben going up to a door and knocking on it to see if Daniel lives there. He is greeted rudely and cries. It poses the question, “If you were in the same situation, how do you think you would feel not being able to hear suddenly?”
    Length of Video: 56 seconds



    Discussion Question 8 Video (Pictures)

    This video discusses museums. It asks, “Have you ever been to a museum? If so, what did you see? If not, what do you think should be or is in a museum?”
    Length of Video: 36 seconds


    Pgs 308-357 Questions

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

    Time to Complete: 20 minutes (approximately)


    Annotation Notes – Pt 2 pgs 308-357

    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