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    Holes, by Louis Sachar is a story chronicling the experiences of a young boy in the wrong place at the wrong time. Upon being unjustly sentenced, he decides to spend 18 months at “Camp Green Lake” instead of prison. Unfortunately, all does not go to plan for Stanley as it turns out he must dig a hole a day for 18 months in the desert. One question lingers in Stanley’s head. What are they looking for? In the search for a hundred year old treasure, the main character Stanley will make friendships, fulfill an age old prophecy, and see where fate will take him next. The timeline begins with what the family believes to be the source of their rotten luck. Long ago, Stanley’s great-great-grandfather received a pig from the village gypsy, who told him to carry it up the hill and sing a particular song to it. This is done so that over a season, the pig will grow larger than any others offered, in exchange of the hand of a man's daughter. The only condition was that in return he was to carry the gypsy up the hill on the final day. After becoming disillusioned with the girl he had loved, Stanley's grandfather left via ship to America. Upon leaving shore, he recalled his promise to the gypsy and the fact that he, along with all future generations, will be doomed to bad luck. 110 years before Stanley arrives to the arid desert, green lake is a prosperous town full of happy people. The author describes a romance between Katherine Barlow and the Sam who sells onions for medicinal use. One…

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    to dig holes in the hot sun. Moving along in the story Stanley gets to know the other boys at the camp but he becomes great friends with one in particular. They become very close and they both run away from the camp. After they run away the set out to what they call gods thumb. On their journey up the mountain something happens the breaks the curse on Stanley’s family forever and reunites Stanley’s friend with his mom who he has not seen in many years The setting of the story takes place mainly…

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    The novel Holes by Louis Sachar is a comedy adventure fiction novel that tells the story of Stanley Yelnats in a third person point of view. The setting of this novel takes place in Camp Green Lake which is a juvenile detention center. Once at Camp Green Lake inmates are forced to dig holes through the day. The novel takes place in present day, but deals with a lot of flashbacks that happen through the novel. The main character in the novel is Stanley Yelnats, he is an overweight, shy,…

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    Louis Sachar's Holes

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    It is human nature for each of us to believe that we are the unluckiest person in the world. Some would argue, however, that Stanley Yelnats Ⅳ is even worse off. Although many readers and even Stanley himself seems to think that he is ill-fated and always in the wrong place at the wrong time, the entirety of Louis Sachar’s novel, Holes, says otherwise. In fact, everything that has happened to Stanley and his family in the past and throughout the present setting of the novel happened for a…

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    Have you ever been in a difficult situation without the support of your family? In Holes by Louis Sachar, Stanley was struggling with difficult situations, but he had support from family and friends. Therefore, the theme in a hole is friends and family help you when you are struggling. I can see this in the beginning of the story, the middle, and the end of the story. In the beginning, Stanley was getting bullied a lot. In the middle Stanley, Stanley leaves camp to find Zero, due to Zero running…

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    ”A lot of people don 't believe in curses. A lot of people don 't believe in yellow-spo 'ed lizards either, but if one bites you, it doesn 't make a difference whether you believe in it or not.” With a cursed family that follows generations; one boy is destined to change it all. Stanley Yelnats, aided by history, let’s his future become apparent. A story that represents an everlasting friendship is brought together by fate. Holes takes us through Stanley’s life as the kid who has always been in…

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    prior knowledge to assess their levels of proficiency (Whitton et al., 2016, pg. 129). Therefore, several modifications were made to ensure this was accomplished. M8: Initially, the lesson plan was set out with bullet points, however, after testing the lesson on a student the teacher noticed it was difficult to find where they were up to. Therefore bullet points were replaced with steps. M9: Handing the KWL charts out to students was formerly step three. However, it was moved to step one to…

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    hold a tall 2-liter bottle of soda. There is also a vegetable crisper complete with a cover. An interior light also helps you see the contents of the refrigerator easily. The Danby DCR326BSL also offers a separate freezer compartment. It doesn’t have an automatic defrost feature, so you will need to do it manually. Door The Danby DCR326BSL refrigerator is fitted with a stainless-look door. It has an integrated handle for a cleaner look. The door also has a reversible hinge so that you can have…

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    APA Reflection Paper

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    collection were used? What documents were studied? The study was completed in Mrs. Isabella’s classroom with several different reading level abilities. The exact number of students and age of students were not mentioned in the study. The students were assessed prior to using the approach and ongoing assessment was conducted throughout the study. 5. What procedures were used to actually collect the data? Every week Mrs. Isabella’s class would read a new book. On Mondays, she would complete…

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    taker due to his blindness, but on occasion will do something risky. If you feel even more adventurous, consider asking other Fall of Man players to take a look at it, or even include them in your story. It will also make you seem more connected to other players in Fall of Man! Step 4: Costume Costume design can easily make your character look and feel more in the time period, for example. You wouldn’t see a person out on the streets wearing a gasmask, looking like he just murdered seven…

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