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At the beginning of the book, how were Junior and Rowdy inseparable? The narrator calls himself articulate on page What does he really mean? How was Junior vulnerable on the reservation? How was he vulnerable when went he went to Reardan?
Why did Arnold think the Reardan kids sometimes acted like repressed middle-age business dudes? How does the narrator use scintillating ironically to describe his conversation with Rowdy?
Ask students to ask and answer more questions about the vocabulary words, applying them to the novel or to their own lives. Then ask them these questions: What do you know about the narrator so far?
Where do you think he lives?
What is his attitude toward being Indian and how Indians are treated? What is his attitude toward himself? Remind them to keep the big question in mind as they read and use sticky notes to write down important things that Arnold learns throughout the book.
Critical Thinking Ask students to think about this question as they read and be ready to answer it when they have finished the book. Write the question on chart paper or have students write it in their reading journals.
What was the most important thing Arnold learned by the end of the book? Help students identify how the author expresses this character change through key dialogue in the book. Remind students that a reader can get to know a character by paying attention to how he speaks, thinks, and acts.
Project the page on a whiteboard or screen and pass out copies to students. The first quote is from page Arnold is describing his social standing among the Indians on the Spokane reservation. And if you subtract zero from zero, you still have zero.
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