Signpost



Date
10/20
Evidence
(Excerpt)
"I thought of what Mommy had told me the night before: Be thoughtful and kind, Seema, and friends will follow as clouds follow wind."
Signpost
Identify signpost and explain how you recognize it.
Words of The Wiser
Anchor Question
And Answer
Whats the life lesson, and how might it affect the character?

This affects Seema because she now knows how to make friends by being nice, I think the life lesson is be nice and people will want to be friends with you.
Inference
Connection you made, beyond what you read in the book.
I think she is having trouble making friends and this advice is trying to help her make more friends.

Date
10/20
Evidence
(Excerpt)
"Reminded me of the flame of the diya, a prayer lamp that Dadima lighted every day."
Signpost
Identify signpost and explain how you recognize it.
Memory Moment
Anchor Question
And Answer
Why might this memory be important?

I think this memory is important because it helps her remeber parts of where she came from, this is good for her because she is wishing she was back where she came from and now she can connect to back where she came from.
Inference
Connection you made, beyond what you read in the book.
I she misses her home because she says she wants to be home, this is also why she is making connections home because she wants to be home.

Date
10/20
Evidence
(Excerpt)
"Raju"
Signpost
Identify signpost and explain how you recognize it.
Again And Again
Anchor Question
And Answer
Why does this keep showing up again and again?

I think this keeps showing up because she really misses her home and her best friend Raju, I think this is because she is moving her and dosen't have many friends compared to back home.
Inference
Connection you made, beyond what you read in the book.
I really think that Raju is a huge part in her life and because of her leaving him she misses him and wants to go back to him and be with her friends.