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“Mr. Wayne’s Masterpiece” by Patricia Polacco

First Name: seraphina
Age: 8
Book Title: Mr. Wayne’s Masterpiece
Author: Paticia Polacco
Fiction Genres: Short Story
Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: This story takes place in drama class at school.
List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.: The story is about Trisha an elementary student. She was scared of speaking in front of an audience.Mr. Wayne was the drama teacher. He is very outgoing and a really great teacher.
If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about it. Otherwise, write three sentences about your favorite part of the book.: The problem was Tricia was too shy to read her essay aloud in front of her class. Also, the day of the play, the star of the show moved away without telling the school and so they didn’t have a star performer!
If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about how the problem was solved. If there was not problem, write three sentences about what you would have liked to have seen in the book that the author did not include.: Her classmates found out that Trisha knew the play by heart. Mr. Wayne asked Trisha to play the part and he told her to forget the audience was there and speak from her heart. Trisha overcame her fear of speaking and practiced a lot and she was the star of the show.
How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.: The book made me feel happy because it ended with a happy ending.
Star Rating: 5
Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.: It was the best book ever because Tricia was like me. When I first came to co-op I was shy. Then I overcame my fear with a little help from friends!