Literature – Banana Smoothies

Banana Smoothies Literature Homework - Due 11/15
Read pages 8 - 25 of Dragonsitter, (Eddie’s emails dated Aug. 1 - Aug. 3)

The author, Josh Lacey, uses lots of “figures of speech” in this story.
These are phrases that don’t mean exactly what they say.
Can figure out what these phrases mean?

  • Mom is at “the end of her tether” (p.11)
  • Eddie is “treading on thin ice” (p. 18)
  • Mom is threatening to “kick the dragon out to the street” (p. 20)


Why do you think Uncle Morton isn’t answering Eddie’s emails?


Do you like or dislike the dragon? Why?