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Touching Spirit Bear Ch. 13


Cole as a Dynamic Character

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1. Word cloud
60 seconds
After being attacked by Spirit Bear how does Cole feel about death?
2. Open question
180 seconds
When Spirit Bear comes back, why do you think Cole chooses not to spit on him, but instead touch him?
3. Poll
20 seconds
What was the buzzing sound Cole heard?
  • Black Flies
  • The Outboard Motor
  • Spirit Bear Growling
4. Poll
20 seconds
Was it really the seagulls grabbing at Cole and trying to lift him up?
  • Yes!
  • No!
5. Poll
20 seconds
What do Edwin and Garvey do with Cole?
  • Wash him up and bring him to his shelter.
  • By the time they find him, it's too late.
  • Get him on the boat and bring him to the hospital.
6. Open question
180 seconds
When Cole says that he’s okay, what does he mean by this?
7. Drawings
450 seconds
Checkin: Draw a picture of a bowl of spaghetti doing homework.
8. Slide
60 seconds
Cole is a dynamic character, meaning he undergoes a change over the course of the story. Let's outline his character arc so far...
Dynamic Character
9. Word cloud
120 seconds
In a few words, describe Cole Matthews at the beginning of the story?
10. Open question
240 seconds
In life, our mistakes often lead to lessons that we must learn. Identify 1 mistake that Cole has made so far AND the lessons he is learning as a result.
11. Poll
60 seconds
A lot of Cole's transformation can be credited to the Spirit Bear. 'Spirit Bear' can be seen as a symbol for what?
  • Strength
  • Inner peace
  • Change
12. Slide
1200 seconds
You are going to analyze Cole and what you can infer about him up to this point. You will then write a recommendation, or give your opinion, on what should happen to Cole now. 1- Does Cole still deserve to be punished? 2- Is the circle responsible for what happened to Cole?
13. Slide
60 seconds
3- Is Garvey to blame for putting too much trust in Cole? 4- Is anybody or anything else responsible for the outcome? 5- Should Cole be sent back to the island to complete his punishment?

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