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The Misfits By:James Howe
Transcript of The Misfits By:James Howe
The Gang Of Five
In the end of this book Mr. Kiley was amazed by Bobby's speech about being called names in school. He agrees to help put a stop to people being called names in school and asks the misfits to help. The school starts having a No-Name week when everyone has no name for a week and don't get called names by other people.
Fagot: a pile of stick and twigs
Aforementioned: denoting a thing or previously mentioned
Upholstery: soft, padded textile covering that is fixed to furniture such as armchairs and sofas
Rendition: a performance or interpretation
Nanosecond: a billionth of a second
Bobby, Skeezi, Addie, and Joe must face off with opposing parties and convince all of their classmates of the damage caused by name calling to all the other four and harassment.
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The Misfits By:James Howe
I really liked this book because, it taught me many things like how little things can make a big difference. Like how the kids made a huge difference. They made it able for them to go to school and not get picked on or called names and they started the no-name week thing at school and gave that big speech and made it better for them.
The theme of this book is to never give up. This is the theme because in the book the kids were always getting bullied and there campaigns were also failing until Bobby gave the big speech and then all of them changed the whole act of bullying.
Geek: an unfashionable or socially inept person
Copacetic: in excellent way
Intuitive: using or based on what one feels to be true even without conscious reasoning; instinctive.
Cynic: person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honorable or unselfish reasons
Fatso: a fat person
Addie is a very smart girl who gets picked on for being tall and extremely smart and shy and outspoken.
Bobby is a kid who gets picked on a whole because he is overweight and he gets called many necessary names.
Skeezie is known as a "hooligan" because of how funny he acts.
Joe is a kid who gets picked on because he acts more like a girl than he does a boy.
The setting is in Paintbrush Falls, New York. At the school, the candy shop where they usually would meet to talk about there plan to end bullying. Another place it takes place at is at the department store and many other places.
Bobby, Skeezi, Addie, and Joe are all seventh graders who are constantly getting bullied and called names in school because of their appearance and how they act. They all don't like this at all so they all start a campaign to end it. But the teachers and Principle keep getting in the way.
The gang of five is four people which are Bobby, Skeezi, Addie, and Joe. The call them selves the gang of five to make people wonder. All of them are picked on because they don't fit in so they try there best to end it all and in the end they finally get what they wanted.