Based on the poem, how are the settings different between the beginning of the poem and its end? How does the little boy react to each setting? Use details from the text to support your answer.
Now choose one of the topics listed below, or think of a topic of your own. Then do some research in books and on the Internet. Ask your teacher, tutor, or librarian for help. Pick the best sources to use. Take notes about the facts as you find them, and then make an outline of the information you discover.
Some Possible Topics
Why homework is or is not good for students
An athlete who has broken a record
Fun things to do after school
How the human heart works
Native Alaskan culture
Animals of the desert
How to draw a house
Ships used in battles
Life cycle of a frog