What did Jack want to write about?
Jack wanted to write about becoming friends with August. He choose not to because he was scared, he’d have to read it out loud.
Why did Jack change his mind?
Jack changes his mind because he realizes “if a little kid like Jamie, who’s usually a nice enough kid, can be that mean, then a kid like August doesn’t stand a chance in middle school” (4.
Why is it bad that Jack can hang out with whoever he wants?
In “Ex-Friends”, why is it bad that Jack can hang out with whoever he wants? Jack doesn’t really want to hang with anyone besides August because he feels like he can’t really open up to people like he can to August. And like with the sled situation, he doesn’t feel comfortable with all the richer people.
Why exactly does Jack Punch Julian in the mouth?
Why did Jack punch Julian right in the mouth? Because Julian said he didn’t have to be friends with that freak if he didn’t want to be.
Why was Julian mean to Auggie?
Julian Albans is one of Auggie’s biggest obstacles at Beecher Prep. He’s an only child, and his popularity at school is really important to him, which is part of why he was so mean to Auggie. After spending the summer with his Grandmere in Paris, he feels badly for how he treated Auggie during the school year.
How does Jack’s mom feel when he told her everything about why he punched Julian?
How do you think Jack’s mom felt when he told her everything about why he punched Julian? Jack’s mom probably felt sympathetic because jack wanted to stand up for Auggie when Julian called him a freak, but she also felt disappointed because Jack badmouthed Auggie on Halloween.
What did Jack say about Auggie?
This is especially clear on Halloween when Jack is drawn into a discussion with Julian and some other boys about Auggie’s awful face. During the conversation Jack says that he’d kill himself if he looked like August—and he explains away his relationship with Auggie, saying it was all Mr.
What do Jack’s parents think about Julian’s family?
What do jacks parents think about Julian’s family? Jacks family thinks they aren’t very good people. What rumors are Julian spreading? That Jack would have gotten expelled if his parents didn’t ask for him not to be.
What does Jack think is the bravest thing he’s ever done?
Jack writes that the bravest thing he’s ever done is to be friends with August.
Where did Jack get his sled?
On the way home Jack finds a wooden sled with metal runners that someone left as garbage, but he takes it and fixes it up. It turns out to be tons faster than the plastic sleds most people use. Later, Julian tells Jack that he got a new sled too, a state of the art sled from Hammacher Schlemmer that cost $800.
What is the war that is beginning in wonder?
The fight between Jack and Julian causes a sort of fifth grade war. In the beginning of the war, there are a lot of people on Julian’s side because he is the popular kid that gets everything he wants. But by the end of the war, however, people get kind of bored and stop being on Julian’s side and becoming neutral.
What is Julian doing for Jack’s own good?
What is Julian doing for “Jack’s own good”? Julian has stopped being Jack’s friend and is getting all of the other boys to stop being his friend as a wake-up call for Jack to stop hanging out with Auggie so he’ll be happier.
How did Julian bully Auggie?
Julian only assumed that Auggie had a cleft palate until he encountered Auggie’s severe deformities. Since then Julian had nightmares because of Auggie and even started to offend Auggie and call him the “zombie boy” and “freak”.
Why wasn’t Olivia all that upset when she didn’t get the female lead in the play?
Why wasn’t Olivia upset when she didn’t get the lead role in the play? She doesn’t tell her parents about the play. Mom got really mad that Via didn’t tell her about the play.
What ridiculous rumor started a change in the war?
What “ridiculous rumor” started a change in the war? Jack had hired a hit man to get Julian, Miles and Henry.
Why did Auggie feel like he was underwater?
Why did Auggie feel like he was underwater? Auggie felt protected by Miles, Henry, Jack, and Amos.
What did Auggie find out at his annual checkup?
What did Auggie find out at his annual check up? He needed hearing aids. His adult teeth weren’t growing in.
How did Auggie find out that via didn’t want him to go to her play?
How did Auggie find out that Via didn’t want him to go to her play? Via told him. His mom told him. After the argument, Via came to Auggie’s room and told him to go say goodbye.
What did Auggie get at his graduation?
At his middle school graduation, August Pullman, or Auggie, is given the Henry Ward Beecher award. Normally the Henry Ward Beecher award goes to a student in recognition of service or good works.
Why did Auggie cry at the lake?
Henry, Amos, and Miles tell Jack and Auggie that they had seen the guys before, so they knew that the older students were there. Auggie’s sweatshirt has ripped, but worse, he lost his hearing aids in the scuffle. Overwhelmed, Auggie starts to cry, and even Amos starts to comfort him..
What does August’s mom ask about heaven?
He asks if Daisy is in heaven with Grans now, and his mother says yes. They have an important conversation about how no one looks the same when they get to heaven, and Auggie likes the idea of being in heaven someday and not having his face matter anymore..
Why did Auggie’s dad threw out his astronaut helmet?
By throwing away the helmet, Auggie’s dad was attempting to make his son rely less on hiding and instead face the world. He wanted his son to learn to accept the way he looks and to show his face to the world.
Why does Auggie call the dog Bear?
After the Pullmans’ first dog, Daisy, died, Nate Pullman came home with a white box. Inside was a puppy. Because of this, August suggested that they name the puppy “Bear.” The rest of the Pullmans agreed that was a perfect name for the puppy, so he was named “Bear.”
What did Mr Browne ask the students to do during their summer vacation?
Mr. Browne ask the students to send him their own precepts during their summer vacation.
Who is unhappy when Auggie cuts off his Padawan braid?
Justin believes that the universe takes care of its fragile creations. Via is the most upset when Auggie cuts off his Padawan braid.
What does Auggie compare the way he eats to?
He eats very messy and food sometimes falls out of his mouth. What does Auggie compare the way he eats to? Auggie thinks he eats like a tortoise.
Why does summer keep sitting down with August at lunch?
Summer keeps sitting down with August at lunch because she thinks he’s fun, not because she feels sorry for him.
Who does August sit with at lunch everyday?
What was one sign that school was getting better for August? A girl gave him an Ugly Doll keychain. He started sitting with Charlotte at lunch.
What is the plague wonder?
“The Plague” is a mean game that August’s classmates start to play at the beginning of the school year. August thinks of it much like the “Cheese Touch” in the book Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Especially in this sense, the Plague comes to represent the truly horrible elements of the Beecher Prep social structure.
How did summer treat Auggie during lunch?
Auggie didn’t like music because his ears and how they were missing the outer part. In the section, The Summer Table, how did Summer treat Auggie during lunch? Summer treated Auggie like an actual human being. 5.