Click on character for actor's article. The Brady Bunch is a sitcom created by Sherwood Schwartz. They all move into the house designed by Mike in southern California.
LaRue sends her dog Ike to obedience school. Ike, however, is highly insulted and sees the school as a prison. His daily letters home complain of imagined indignities and exaggerated tales of mistreatment.
Readers are quickly alerted to these humorous discrepancies by the witty illustrations: After 10 days of trying to persuade his owner to come and get him, Ike makes "a daring escape" to live a "life of hardship and danger. LaRue really needs a dog. And indeed she does.
When Ike returns to his hometown, he is just in time to rescue Mrs. LaRue from an oncoming truck. About the Author For Mark Teague, a story starts from his "notebooks full of sketches and scribbles, strange little drawings and phrases…" His inspiration for the character of Ike in Dear Mrs.
LaRue came from two dogs in his life. Teague currently lives with his wife and two daughters in Coxsackie, New York. Printable This page helps students understand the format and humor of the book as well as the different points of view in the story.
The activity also promotes visual literacy by drawing attention to the illustrations and how they work with the text. Before assigning the page, you might encourage students to discuss occasions when they have viewed things differently than someone else.
After students have completed the page, have them share and compare their ratings. Point out that like many characters, Ike has his ups and downs.
Real and Fanciful Dog Behaviors Printable Many children have difficulty separating the real and imaginary; this page gives them an opportunity to see how the author blends his imaginary story with the behavior of real dogs.
You might want to suggest that students add other examples to each list. Letter of Advice Printable On this page students can respond to the story by writing a letter to Mrs.
LaRue giving her advice for handling Ike in the future. Students might mention whether or not they think Ike has learned anything from his experience, what kinds of trouble he might cause in the future, and how Mrs. LaRue might deal with him.
Use some or all of these suggestions to involve students in the story. Role Play To help students understand different points of view from the story, invite them to take turns role playing these scenarios. Suggest that students use the book as a guide, but add their own dialogue and interpretations.
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1. George Washington () Augustine “Gus” Washington (Born: - Died: April 12, ) In a day of piety and powdered wigs, good breeding was essential. George’s father, Augustine Washington, could trace his lineage back to British gentry. Dear Mrs. LaRue Letters from Obedience School written and illustrated by Mark Teague tells the tale of a misunderstood pooch, Ike. After a series of unfortunate events, Mrs. LaRue decides to send Ike to the Brotweiler Canine Academy for obedience training. Watch Reading Rockets' exclusive video interviews with top children's book authors and illustrators. You'll discover if Chris Van Allsburg is really as spooky as his books, where Jon Scieszka gets his wacky ideas, and why Patricia Polacco's warm family tales seem so real.
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George’s father, Augustine Washington, could trace his lineage back to British gentry. The Brady Bunch is a sitcom created by Sherwood Schwartz.
The show follows Mike Brady (Robert Reed), a widowed architect with sons Greg (Barry Williams), Peter (Christopher Knight) and Bobby (Mike Lookinland).Mike marries Carol Martin (Florence Henderson), whose daughters from her previous marriage are Marcia (Maureen McCormick), Jan and Cindy (Susan Olsen).
A look at euthanasia and assisted suicide through the eyes of five people -- three patients, a doctor, and a hospice nurse, all of whom speak from their hearts, not from a script. 15 Minutes View. Each week I required my kiddos read minutes a week.
Our reading log went home on Mondays and was due the following Monday. Ideally, I encouraged my kiddos to read 20 minutes a night, five days a week, but with sports, dance, and all the other things kiddos were involved in, I often saw logs with 50 minutes during the week and then 50 minutes over the weekend.
Watch Reading Rockets' exclusive video interviews with top children's book authors and illustrators. You'll discover if Chris Van Allsburg is really as spooky as his books, where Jon Scieszka gets his wacky ideas, and why Patricia Polacco's warm family tales seem so real.