Slides in Pop's Bridge
Describe the job of a skywalker.
Describe the job of a painter.
Which one do you think is most important? why?
Describe the way the narrator feels about Pop's job as a skywalker on different types of weather days.
Why do you think this bridge is called the impossible bridge? Cite text evidence from the beginning of the story that helps the reader understand this label.
How does the illustration on page 138 work with the text to help us to know what each of the boys are thinking and feeling?
What message does this quote from the text give the reader?
"I finally understand, and I feel ashamed. Equal work, equal danger, for skywalkers and for painters."
What is the importance of the illustration on page 144?
What event in this story is significant (important)? Why?
What is the central message, theme, big idea?