How does he get his final nickname "Mighty Mouse? How does it happen? How does Patrick react? Several times in his journal, February 8th, February 27th Patrick refers to the politicians and generals back in the States who are running the war.
What does Patrick think of them? Why does he feel that way?
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Now that you have seen war through Patrick's journal, get each member of your discussion group to make a list of three words that best describe war. What words were most frequently mentioned? In his journal entry for February 14th, Patrick writes, "I don't want to make any more friends. Things can get pretty grim in the war zone.
What are some of the things members of Patrick's platoon do to keep their spirits up? Patrick's journal is filled with abbreviations. Soldiers often talk in this alphabet shorthand.
Provide a definition for each of these: On April 14th, Patrick ends his journal entry with this: If you could ask the author of Patrick's journal, Ellen Emerson White, one question about this book, what would that question be? With any luck, in the future, the United States will be able to figure out a way to simply help save all of the villages, including our own, without destroying them.
Patrick and his fellow Marines are always hoping for mail from family and friends and especially care packages filled with special things from home. Pretend you are in Vietnam with Patrick.solar-yug.ru/modules
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Make a list of the things you'd like sent to you from home in your first care package. Write a letter to a family member or friend explaining why these specific things are what you most want. Soldiers love to complain — especially about food. Patrick mentions a lousy breakfast of powdered eggs. Have a taste test in your group. Make scrambled eggs with real eggs and make another batch with powdered eggs. See which eggs each person prefers.
Could they distinguish between powdered and real? You can find the lyrics to this song at the Blues for Peace website. One of patricks c The journal of Patrick Seamus Flaherty had to much boring spots in it and it was really slow to get to the good parts. One of patricks commanders had tooken them into the wrong way and it was right into enemy lines and he almost lost his life one of his friends did die and this pretty much took you into the middle of the book. Patrick got all these letters from hes friends and family and he also sent them letters.
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The main letter that he had gotten was that his former girlfriend had married his brother and this crushed him because he still had feelings for her. The end was mainly what happens to people after they get back from war. Patrick never had a good time when he got back because of PDSD. Also President Johnson tried to make peace with vietnam when he called back bombings but he didnt win the election that year, Nixon won and he then escalted the war and made everything worse with Japan and this made everyone in america hate him after they thought the war was gonna be over but it was just beginning.
This book was not the best but i expected that because it was only like an informational book. This book showed excellent detail about the Vietnam war, and being written in the first person, showed good detail of the feelings and struggles of the soldiers who found themselves caught up in the war. However, it is presented as a children's book maybe middle-school level? While it could have been much worse, I felt that the use of "hell" and "damn" was too frequent for me to be confortable with my 7 and 10 year olds reading it.
Parents should be a This book showed excellent detail about the Vietnam war, and being written in the first person, showed good detail of the feelings and struggles of the soldiers who found themselves caught up in the war. Parents should be aware that this is a significant departure from the normal Dear America standard.
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