Chapter 10

Farmers in Africa plant hot chili peppers around their crops to keep elephants away.

Pre-reading discussion:

1. Predict what this quote has to do with this part of the story.

Chili plants

Barn loft --- this is a lot fancier than the loft Jack discovers!

Post-reading discussion:

1. What do you think is happening to Jack's Mom during her "spinning times"?

2. Have you every had an "a-ha" moment where you saw yourself in a different way than usual (like Jack did when he went to "the Pantry")? Describe the situation.