What do you think is the main idea of this reading? What is it telling us about?
In paragraph 8, which words are repeated that describe Dr. Goodall's experience with the chimps?
Why do you think Dr. Goodall has chosen to repeat these words?
How does this repetition help communicate Goodall's experience to the reader?
In paragraph 17, what details show how the chimps behave? What about the baboons?
Why does Goodall contrast the chimps' and baboons' behavior?
What does this contrast reveal about the chimps?
In paragraphs 38 & 39, what details show the significance of what Dr. Goodall is observing?
What can we infer about Dr. Goodall's reaction to observing the chimpanzee fishing for termites?
What is the importance of these details? Why might the author have included them?
In paragraphs 60 & 61, what words and phrases are repeated?
What might this repetition tell us?
Why are these repetition details important?
Switching Gears to Evaluating the Narrator!
What is the name of the narrator of this text?
What do you think was the author's purpose in writing this text? WHY?