Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Mr. Popper's Penguins Unit Study Chapters 4-6

 
 
Chapter 4
 
Who was Captain Cook? 


Use these websites to help you find the answer. 

http://geography.about.com/cs/captaincook/a/jamescook.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Cook

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Antarctica

http://www.south-pole.com/p0000052.htm

http://www.south-pole.com/p0000071.htm

Did Captain Cook make it to the South Pole?

What important scientific discoveries did captain cook make about the Antarctic Regions?
 
 
Vocabulary Words
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What do penguins eat?
 
 
Use these websites to find the answer.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
How long can penguins go without food?
 
Why did Mrs. Popper Call Captain Cook a bad, bad penguin?
 
What did Captain Cook do to make Mr. Popper say "He knows he's done wrong?"
 
Where did Captain Cook sleep?
 
Why did Mrs. Popper think Captain Cook would be a good example for the children and Mr. Popper?
 
What do penguins make their nests with?
 
Chapter 5
 
Why did Bill spank Captain Cook?
 
When Mrs. Popper was gone marketing what was she doing?
 
Vocabulary Words
 
 
 
 
 
 
What did Mr. Popper and the service man argue about?
 
Why was Mr. Popper sad when he gave the service man $5.00?
 
Why did Mr. Popper think Mrs. Popper would be annoyed with him?
 
Why did Mr. Popper have to give the service man another $5.00?
 
What color were Captain Cook's feet?
 
Why did the service man leave so quickly?
 
Who came to the back door?
 
Math Opportunity:
How many ways can you make $5.00
How many bean could you buy with $5.00 today?
How much time is a minute?
$5.00+$5.00=$10.00
Budgets
 
 
 
 
Chapter 6
 

Why wouldn't the policeman come in?
 
 
 
What color is Captain Cook's beak?
 
Vocabulary Words
 
 
 
 
What did the policeman think Captain Cook was at first?
 
What is a municipal ordinance?
 
What did the policeman tell Mr. Popper to do about the penguin?
 
What happened when Mr. Popper called City Hall?
 
 
 
Why did Mr. Popper hang up?
 
Field Trip Opportunity: Visit you City Hall
 
Reader's Theater:  The conversation Mr. Popper has with the policeman and the staff at City Hall is very funny and would work really well for a mini-script.
 
 



 
 
 
Other Interesting Penguin Facts
 
 
 


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