Family Dog Jan-Feb. 2019
Heroes and Helpers by Mara Bovsun, photos by Newfound Friends
Annotate Article purposefully.
- Make connections (I’m like that person because… I ‘ve seen that kind of dog before…)
- Summarize or rephrase a sentence or paragraph
- List any reasons or evidence the author supplies to support his or her assertions
- Circle/box/underline unfamiliar vocabulary and then define
- Jot down questions
Answer the questions below and discuss with a partner.
- What evidence does the author provide to show why Whizz deserved to win the Order of Merit for “outstanding devotion to duty”?
- What traits does the Newfoundland breed have that makes it so good at water rescue?
Debate: Newfoundlands should be employed as working lifeguards in the US.
Connect: Make a connection to a paragraph in this article.