Saturday, February 04, 2006

Jurassic Park Lit Chat - Pg. 359 - 399

As Hammond walks outside, he thinks about why the park has failed. What does he decide is the reason? Do you agree with him that the park has failed? If so, why? If not, why not?

Jurassic Park Lit Chat - Pg. 317 - 359

Three raptors chase Grant. Explain how all three die. Use your own words.

Jurassic Park Lit Chat - Pg. 276 - 314

Why does Grant keep checking the time?

Jurassic Park Lit Chat - Pg. 238 - 276

Explain the Malcom Effect in your own words.

Jurassic Park Lit Chat - Pg. 198 - 238

Make three predictions about what will happen next on the island.

Jurassic Park Lit Chat - Pg. 160 - 197

Why is Nedry willing to steal the dinosaur embryos? Give at least two reasons. Would you steal them? What are the risks?

Jurassic Park Lit Chat - Pg. 80 - 120 (part two)

Describe the raptor attack from the raptor's point of view.

Jurassic Park Lit Chat - Pg. 120 - 160

Why is Muldoon worried about the raptors?

Jurassic Park Lit Chat - Pg. 80 - 120 (part one)

Right away Drs. Grant and Sattler notice several problems with/changes need to Jurassic Park. List three.

When you are finished here, make sure to visit Part Two!

Jurassic Park Lit Chat - Pg. 42 - 80

After reading p. 42-80, visit and explore the DinoGuide section of the website. (Direct link:

Take some time to learn about some of the different dinosaur species.

Which dinosaur do you find most interesting? List 5 details of your favorite dinosaur.

Jurassic Park Lit Chat - P. 1 - 42

After reading pages 1 - 42, respond to the following question.

Q: At first Dr. Guiterrez thinks what animal attacked Tina? Do you agree or disagree? Back up your claims with evidence from the book.

Welcome to the Lit Chat Blog!

Hey gang,

Welcome to the Lit Chat! We will be using this discussion group to provide an online opportunity to respond INSTANTLY to the reading you are doing at home.

Every night you will be required to read a certain number of pages in the novel. Part of your nightly assignment is to create a response to the questions posted for that section in the blog. You are also required to read and respond to other student's postings (at least one response per section). If you do not have regular access to the Internet, please let me know and we will make an alternative option available for you.

Each post will be worth 5 points, up to a maximum of 100 for the unit. Make sure to sign your first and last name to each post so that you will receive credit for the posts.

Have fun and enjoy,
Mr. Greiner