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Holes by Louis Sachar
Chapter 26: Conflict
Kate Barlow has a conflict of the fourth kind -- "Conflict with society or a social group - struggling with written or unwritten rules, laws or customs."
Who broke the law? _____________________
What social custom did Kate break? _______________
Inference: Why is Green Lake dry now? (What happened right before it stopped raining?)
Draw the final scene in this chapter. Include at least 5 details.
If your imagination is better than your drawing, describe what a photograph of the last scene would look like; include at least five details.
Inference -- what does Stanley infer about his canteen when Mr. Sir disappears with it? Why doesn't he drink from it? _______________________________________
What is Zero's real last name? __________________
Who else had that last name in Latvia? (see chapter 7)
What is a possible inference you could make from those facts? ________________________________________
How is the setting in this chapter different from the setting in the last chapter? ________________________
Conflict: Who has a conflict in this chapter?
How is the conflict resolved?
What is buried somewhere near Green Lake?
What can you infer about the holes the boys are digging?
END OF PART ONE OF THE BOOK