Novel Study:

Considered Responses: For Duotang Journals

1. If your home island was surrounded by German submarines, would you react like Phillips mom or his dad? Why would you react this way? (3-5 sentences)
2. Do you, your family or friends believe in any superstitions? What are they? Why do you think you believe these superstitions? Are they reasonable? (5 sentences)
3. How big will the island that Timothy and Phillip find in Chapter 6 be? Please predict what they will find on the island - what will they see?
4. Why is Timothy extremely happy to find the island while Phillip is not impressed at all?

The Cay, by Theodore Taylor

German U-boats have them surrounded!

Where is Curacao? (Look above the left upper corner of Venezuela)