After you have read chapters 11-12 in Boy of the Painted Cave, respond to both of the following questions. Write in complete sentences and show thoughtful consideration of the book. Be sure to answer all parts of the questions.
1. Graybeard said sharply, “No, you draw with short, choppy strokes. Let your hand go free.” (p. 103). Why does Graybeard criticize Tao? How do you think Tao feels inside? What would you say to Tao in this situation?
2. “His heart ached and deep inside he (Tao) was afraid for his old friend.” What is the matter with Graybeard? Why is Tao worried about him? How will Tao be affected if something happens to Graybeard?
Remember to write in complete sentences and proofread your writing before you submit your comments or questions to the blog. Write your comments in a word document; copy and paste them into the comments box. Use only your first and last initials followed by your class number (example, KS27). Read and respond to each others’ comments. If you agree or disagree with a classmate’s comment, tell that person why, respectfully.