Frequent question: What is the theme of the raft?

What is a raft summary?

The Raft, by S.A. Bodeen, tells the castaway story of Robie, a young woman who survives an airplane crash in the Pacific Ocean. The crash occurs as she attempts to return from a trip to visit her aunt in Honolulu.

What is the climax of the story the raft?

Climax. Max and Robie end up in a raft floating around for days without food or water.

What is the tone of the raft?

There is a mildly didactic environmental tone throughout parts of the book, although it wasn’t super-preachy.

What is raft teaching strategy?

The RAFT (Role, Audience, Format, Topic) writing strategy, developed by Santa, Havens, and Valdes [1], helps students understand their role as a writer and communicate their ideas clearly by developing a sense of audience and purpose in their writing.

What happens at the end of the book raft?

As she continues to feel hopeless, she finally acknowledges that Max is a figment of her imagination and that he died on the raft and she dumped his body in the ocean. After locating a Marilyn Monroe lighter, she is able to build a small fire. She falls asleep after giving up hope that she’ll be rescued.

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Why doesn’t Nick want to spend the summer with his grandma?

Why doesn’t Nicky want to spend the summer with his Grandma? She doesn’t even have a television. Nicky thinks he will be bored. There are no kids for him to play with at the river.

How can you tell Nicky is excited about the raft?

He enjoys looking at the mysterious drawings of animals on the raft, but is even more excited by seeing all the real birds and animals that seem drawn to the raft. Nicky and Grandma pole their way up the river on the raft, and on hot nights Nicky even sleeps on the raft.)