The Gardener by S. A. Bodeen
Laura Oldham | May 15, 2015
Before reading The Gardener, I thought the book was going to be about gardening in a greenhouse.
Evolution is _____. In The Gardener, evolution is important because _____.
A heterotroph is _____. In The Gardener, they talk about hetertorophs because _____.
Photosynthesis is _____. Photosynthesis is important in The Gardener because _____.
Autotrophs are _____. Autotrophs are important in The Gardener because _____.
My favorite questions asked while we were reading were
- Why is the lab concerned with growing more humans if they're worried about the size of the human population?
- Why don't the other kids wake up when the girl does?
We found out the answers as we read. Here they are.
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The Gardener takes place in three different places: Melby Falls, Washington, TroDyn, and Portland, Oregon.
[Insert information about these places]
One of the ethical issues in The Gardener is whether or not it's right to do experiments on humans. I think human experimentation is _____ because _____. In The Gardener, the experiments they do on humans are _____ because _____.
Climate Change & The Food Crisis
Climate change is _____. It's a problem because _____.
The food crisis is _____. It's a problem because _____.
Climate change leads to food crises. When the climate changes _____.
Dear Future Generations, Sorry
The song "Dear Future Generations, Sorry," is about _____.
Both The Gardener by S. A. Bodeen and "Dear Future Generations: Sorry" deal with the common theme of _____. [Insert examples from each text].
The Karner Blue
The Karner Blue is a blue butterfly that lays its eggs on _____. The problem with laying its eggs here is _____. In The Gardener, we see the Karner Blue _____. If we can compare the Karner Blue to humans, then eventually humans will _____ because _____.
In both The Gardener by S. A. Bodeen and "Dear Future Generations: Sorry by Prince E. A. the authors discuss _____. This is seen in The Gardener when _____. It's also seen in "Dear Future Generations: Sorry" when _____. The authors think _____ about [this topic].
My Final Thoughts
My prediction from the beginning, where I thought the story was going to be about ____ was ____. Actually, here's what I found out. [Explain how your prediction was correction was right or wrong.]