The Phantom Tollbooth
By: Norton Juster
Numbers 1-7 required by all
daily reading log. (5 pts.)
the pre-reading activity that is linked here. (5 pts)
Chapter 4, create a synonym handbook for chapters 1-4. (10 pts)
or listen to chapters 1-4 and complete the writing prompts (5pts)
or listen to chapters 5-10 and complete the writing prompts (5pts)
or listen to chapters 11-15 and complete the writing prompts (5 pts)
or listen to chapters 16-20 and complete the writing prompts (5 pts)
Choose 3 from 8-11 (5 pts each)
an award certificate to be given to Milo for rescuing Rhyme and
Reason. Include reasons
for the award, using the language of royal decrees. You may have to research what royal decrees mean.
your own Top 10. Imagine
you are visiting Digitopolis and Mathemagician asks you to introduce
yourself. You must
describe yourself using numbers 1-10.
a menu for a meal in which everything has a geometric shape.
Make a list of each item and its shape; then draw a picture of
what the meal would look like.
Land Beyond – Draw a map for your own fantasy world.
Think of names for the places you would visit there.
Decide what bodies of land and water would be on your map.
Draw a route for traveling through this land beyond.
Don’t forget a title of your map, short description, map key,
Choose 2 from 12-14 (total of 20 pts)
the characterizations. (10 pts)
title of Chapter 13 is “Unfortunate Conclusions”.
After reading this chapter complete the following journal
topic: Has jumping to
conclusions ever made you wish that you had stopped for a moment and thought
things through? Create a
newspaper article that explains this moment. The article you write will include who, what, when,
where, why, and how details. Don’t forget to create a catchy
headline. Insert a
picture and label with a caption.
Create your document on publisher.
of the Senses Taker! Complete
a power point presentation to explain your answers to the 26
questions. Don’t forget
to include details that connect to a person’s senses.
Choose either 15 or 16. ( 10 points)
a board game based on Milo’s adventures in the Lands of Beyond.
Use the map at the front of the book as the location for the
game’s action. Don’t
forget you need to include character pieces, rules of the game, and
good luck and back luck cards (move ahead or go back).
Chapter 18, Reason said, “You must never feel badly about making
mistakes, as long as you take the trouble to learn from them.”
You are to write a journal about this and your feelings in
regards to this saying. Then create a puppet play that shows how characters can
learn from their mistakes. Create
at least 2 puppets.
Choose 2 (10 pts each)
the vocabulary words from Chapter 13 and then rewrite Chapter 13 as
you think it should go, using the same vocabulary and keeping the
and create a power point presentation on the instruments in a symphony
and their arrangement.
Chapter 7, one of King Azaz’s main courses at the royal banquet was
an idiom. Create a book
titled, “That’s Not What I Meant” that will include all
a tape recording of ten separate sounds that are made by common things
in our environment. Play
the tape for other students, at least 12, to see how many sounds they
can identify. Create a
chart, example: a bar graph, to show what the sound was and if they
were correct or incorrect in identifying the sounds.
Choose 1 and respond in essay form (15 points)
is debate over the importance of words versus numbers.
You need to choose either Pro-words or Pro-numbers.
You are a lawyer and you need to write your arguments.
First, you will write a summary of your position and list your
supporting reasons. Make
your initial statement. Then
list a rebuttal that you think someone would make to weaken your
initial statement. Finally,
make a closing argument summarizing the key points that support your
an essay, answer this question: “What is the author saying about the quest for
knowledge, persistence, cooperation, and personal growth?”
100-120 = A
59 & lower = F