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Jake and Lilly

Kynnedi Beck
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Latrina Boyles

on 28 January 2013

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Transcript of Jake and Lilly

Lily: sister of Jake, imperious over his life, not the best at being independent
Jake: brother of Lilly, engrossed in his friends, bystander
Poppy: Jake and Lily's grandfather, concerned about helping Lily become more independent
Bump: bully, enjoys making fun of Ernie, leader of the Death Rays
Ernie: kind and thoughtful, looks at the bright side of life, inventive Setting Jake and Lily takes place on Meeker Street, a neighborhood in Colorado. Conflict Jake and Lily are twins and have always been really close. Suddenly, Jake starts to hang out with a group of kids who call themselves the Death Rays, and Lily feels all alone. Lily becomes angry and finally realizes that it's time to take Poppy's advice and become more independent. In other words she has to become a social butterfly.

Bump is the imperious leader of the Death Rays. Bump has been bullying a kid in their neighborhood named Ernie. He is constantly calling him names and taking advantage of his kindness. Even though Jake knows bullying is wrong, he does nothing about it. Conflict Main Characters Conflict Resolution Lily meets a girl from the neighborhood named Sydney. The girls realize that they have a lot in common and become friends. Lily is finally learning to make friends and not depend on Jake so much.

Jake realizes that Bump is mean and selfish and does not hang out with him anymore.

Jake and Lily have both learned something unique about themselves, and have stronger bond and a closer relationship. Vocabulary 1.bolo- a large single edged knife 2. umpire - an official that watches a game of match to enforce rules 3. boggled - to be astonished or overwhelmed when imagining something 4.mummified - shrivel of dry up The Moffat Tunnel The California Zephyr Setting Vocabulary About the Author Jerry Spinelli was born in Norristown Pennsylvania on February 1, 1941 to Louis Anthony and Lorna Spinelli. Jerry began writing when he was 16 years old. He wrote a poem after a big victory for his high school football team. The poem was published in the local newspaper the next day.

Jerry started his career writing books for adults. However, these books were never published and he decided to try writing children's books. His books are based on his real-life experiences as a father of six children.

Other books written by Jerry Spinelli include Space Station Seventh Grade, Maniac Magee, and Who Ran My Underwear the Flagpole? Jerry currently lives in Wayne, Pennsylvania with his wife, Eileen, who is also a writer. Sentences Vocabulary Sentences Sentences 1.The construction workers ran out of asphalt while paving the roads. 2. A firebug was arrested for arson after setting ten homes on fire in the neighborhood. 3. They consolidated their team by sharing ideas and working together. 4. Her hands became mummified, because she stayed in the sun for too long. 5. The police officer chased the hoodlum all the way into the dark woods. 6. Everybody laughed at him when he danced like a goober on stage. 7. Bolos are used as Military weapons, and should not be used by kids. Sentences 1. The construction workers ran out of asphalt while paving the road.
2. A firebug was arrested for arson after setting ten homes on fire in the neighborhood.
3. They consolidated their team by sharing ideas and working together.
4. Her hands became mummified, because she stayed in the sun for too long.
5. The police chased the hoodlum all the way into the dark woods.
6. Everybody laughed at hm when he danced like a goober on stage.
7. He used a bolo to butcher the meat, because his other utensils were broken.
8. She made sure her shoelaces were hitched so she wouldn't trip while running the
marathon.
9. The umpire made the crowd angry when he made a bad call during the Kansas City
Royals baseball game.
10. His dog snarled at him for putting it in the boring cage. Vocabulary 1. asphalt - a brownish black substance used for paving roads
2. firebug - a person who sets places on fire on purpose
3. consolidate - reinforce or strengthen
4. mummified - shrivel or dry up
5. hoodlum - mobster, thug
6. goober - a foolish person
7. bolo - a military weapon
8. hitched - to catch or fasten by a hook or a knot
9. umpire - an official who watches a game or a match to enforce rules
10. snarled - to make an aggressive growl with bare teeth 1. asphalt - a brownish black substance used for paving roads
2. firebug - a person who sets places on fire on purpose
3. consolidate - reinforce or strengthen
4. mummified - shrivel or dry up
5. hoodlum - mobster, thug
6. goober - a foolish person
7. bolo - a military weapon
8. hitched - to catch or fasten by a hook or a knot
9. umpire - an official who watches a game or a match to enforce rules
10. snarled - to make an aggressive growl with bare teeth Vocabulary Jake and Lily is very funny story, but also deals with some very serious issues. After reading it, I was inspired to be a leader and not follow the crowd. I think this is a great book for twins
who are having trouble developing their own identity. However, I also think that other kids and adults of all ages will find it very enjoyable. Jake and Lily is very funny and entertaining story about twins that are having trouble finding their own identity. After reading the story, I was inspired to be a leader, and to not always follow the crowd. I recommend this book to twins who are having a difficult time finding themselves. However, I think that other kids and adults will find Jake and Lily enjoyable. Recommendation k Theme The theme of Jake and Lily is bullying. Throughout the story, Bump, the leader of the Death Rays, bullies Ernie.
Independence is also a theme, because Jake and Lily struggle to make news friends and become more independent from each other. Independence Thanks For Watching!!
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