"I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye." | Life of Pi

"I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye." | Life of Pi

Life of Pi (2012) In Canada, a writer visits the Indian storyteller Pi Patel and asks him to tell his life story. Pi tells the story of his childhood in Pondicherry, India, and the origin of his nickname. One day, his father, a zoo owner, explains that the municipality is no longer supporting the zoo and he has hence decided to move to Canada, where the animals the family owns would also be sold. They board on a Japanese cargo ship with the animals and out of the blue, there is a storm…

Life of Pi (2012) In Canada, a writer visits the Indian storyteller Pi Patel and asks him to tell his life story. Pi tells the story of his childhood in Pondicherry, India, and the origin of his nickname. One day, his father, a zoo owner, explains that the municipality is no longer supporting the zoo and he has hence decided to move to Canada, where the animals the family owns would also be sold. They board on a Japanese cargo ship with the animals and out of the blue, there is a storm…

The ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter is always the same: 3.14159... and on and on (literally!) forever. This irrational number, pi, has an infinite number of digits, so we'll never figure out its exact value no matter how close we seem to get. Reynaldo Lopes explains pi's vast applications to the study of music, financial models, and even the density of the universe.

The ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter is always the same: 3.14159... and on and on (literally!) forever. This irrational number, pi, has an infinite number of digits, so we'll never figure out its exact value no matter how close we seem to get. Reynaldo Lopes explains pi's vast applications to the study of music, financial models, and even the density of the universe.

Common sense is not a gift, its a punishment. Because you have to deal with everyone who doesn't have it.

Common sense is not a gift, its a punishment. Because you have to deal with everyone who doesn't have it.

Life of Pi:  Life of Pi Constructed Response/Short Essay

Life of Pi: Life of Pi Constructed Response/Short Essay

Life of Pi: Life of Pi Constructed Response/Short Essay

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Life of Pi: Constructed Response--motif of territory

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A special book highlighting the strong bond between females in a Southern Town and their determination not to be kept silent!

A special book highlighting the strong bond between females in a Southern Town and their determination not to be kept silent!

Get students making "big picture" connections with this Life of Pi anticipation guide and reflective writing.  This purchase includes a two page handout with quotes that relate to the text's theme.  Students are asked to respond by indicating whether they agree or disagree with the statement and then explaining their opinion.

Life of Pi - Anticipation Guide & Written Reflection

Get students making "big picture" connections with this Life of Pi anticipation guide and reflective writing. This purchase includes a two page handout with quotes that relate to the text's theme. Students are asked to respond by indicating whether they agree or disagree with the statement and then explaining their opinion.

Suraj Sharma in 'Life of Pi'  Spoiler Alert: Click on picture for explanation of the story ending(s).

Suraj Sharma in 'Life of Pi' Spoiler Alert: Click on picture for explanation of the story ending(s).

ACES is a tried and true approach to CCSS Constructed Response questionsA--Answer the questionC--Cite evidenceE--ExplainS--Sum it up**Note, font in file varies slightly from the font on the sample image.Check out some of my favorite lessons:Life of Pi:  Unit Plan BundleIntroduction to Literary Lenses:  Unit Plan Bundle Hunger Games:  Fishbowl ActivityBook Thief:  Novel StationsPersepolis:  Reading GuideKite Runner:  SymbolismFREE 3*2*1 Worksheet  CCSSHow to earn TPT Credits:"Earn TpT…

ACES is a tried and true approach to CCSS Constructed Response questionsA--Answer the questionC--Cite evidenceE--ExplainS--Sum it up**Note, font in file varies slightly from the font on the sample image.Check out some of my favorite lessons:Life of Pi: Unit Plan BundleIntroduction to Literary Lenses: Unit Plan Bundle Hunger Games: Fishbowl ActivityBook Thief: Novel StationsPersepolis: Reading GuideKite Runner: SymbolismFREE 3*2*1 Worksheet CCSSHow to earn TPT Credits:"Earn TpT…

Watch the full documentary on how Hollywood is destroying VFX studios

Watch the full documentary on how Hollywood is destroying VFX studios

LIFE AFTER PILIFE AFTER PI is a short documentary about Rhythm & Hues Studios, the L. based Visual Effects company that won an Academy Award for its groundbreaking work on "Life of Pi" -- just

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