In Holes, when Mr. Pendanski says that Zero is not completely worthless, it tells us that Mr. Pendanski is a deeply unpleasant man. Pendanski likes to come as much nicer than the other counselors Zero (Hector Zeroni) told the boys' supervisor Mr. Pendanski that he liked to dig holes. This is ironic because digging holes all day long in a parched, desertic land in the middle of nowhere. The metal blade smashed across Mr. Pendanski's face. Zero, done with taking Mr. Pendanski's verbal abuse, physically strikes Mr. Pendanski with a shovel. Earlier, Zero demonstrated his strength and anger with Zigzag, so readers already understood that, although small in stature, Zero possesses a dangerous mix of rage and fighting skill
Mr. Pendanski and the Warden ask Stanley if he knows where Zero is and then they discuss how they will change Zero's records so that no one will ever find him. Mr. Peandanski and the Warden say that they do not want anyone in the A.G.'s office to know about Zero. In the end they decide that no one will care about Zero. Chapter 3 Mr.Pendanski Torments Zero and gets all up in his face and he's says Spell Dig Zero Zero Spelll dig... and when Zero doesn't say anything he saysOh ya that's a real genious so ya Zero had. They ask if he has seen Zero, and he says no. Mr. Pendanski says Zero was a street kid with no family. He was nobody, Mr. Pendanski says. The Warden tells Mr. Pendanski to erase all of Zero's files and pretend he was never at Camp Green Lake. Chapter 32 In a couple of days, a new kid is assigned to Stanley's tent to take Zero's place Zero hasn't returned by the next morning. Stanley keeps an eye out as he digs and even considers walking out to look. He hopes that Zero somehow found God's Thumb, just as the first Stanley did. He hopes there's still water there. When Stanley returns to his tent after digging, he finds the Warden, Mr. Sir, and Mr. Pendanski waiting for him. They want to know where Zero is, but Stanley.
Stanley hears Zero trying to say something. There are now eight lizards in the hole with Stanley, moving lower into the shade as the sun rises. A car pulls up just as Zero asks Stanley if Stanley's last name is his first name spelled backwards. Mr. Pendanski leads a tall man and an Hispanic woman over to the hole What did Stanley find when he kept moving away from the dry and barren wasteland? Zero hiding under a boat. What does the warden want Mr. Pendanski to do with Zero's State files Zero says that he will not dig any more holes and when Mr. Pendanski tells him that digging holes is all he'll ever be good for, Zero smashes his shovel across Mr. Pendanski's face and runs away. The Warden tells the other counselors not to bother about Zero because he'll have to return for water . When the car took off it sent them over the over pass. Why did Mr. Pendanski hesitate when the Warden ordered him to get Hector Zeroni's file? They had destroyed his files. Explain who the suitcase belongs to and why I don't know no fool named Theodore. Mr. Pendanski: Well, I don't know no fool named Armpit. [ Hands him water] Mr. Pendanski: Here's your water, who-ever-you-are. -- Mr. Pendanski. Mr. Pendanski: No one cares about Hector Zeroni. Stanley: I do. -- Mr. Pendanski. Mr. Pendanski: It smells like puke from a mule been 'ruminating on asparagus for.
What did the Warden tell Mr. Pendanski to do when she arrived at the dig site? answer choices . Fill the boys' canteens again. Get Mr. Sir. Allow all the boys to take the day off. Give the boys extra food. Tags: Question 6 . SURVEY . 60 seconds . Q. What did Zero ask Stanley to teach him to do? answer choices . He asked Stanley for help with. He insists that Zero has nothing to offer, is unable to learn, and is only good for digging holes. This culminates in Zero hitting Mr. Pendanski across the face with a shovel. Later, Mr. Pendanski is complicit in destroying Zero's records. It's unclear what fate befalls Mr. Pendanski after the camp shuts down Summary Chapter 45 The Warden is with Mr. Pendanski, who is holding a flashlight, and Mr. Sir, who is holding a gun. The Warden starts to say something, and then the beam of the flashlight falls on a yellow-spotted lizard. Everyone freezes as Stanley realizes he and Zero are covered with lizards. Apparently they have been digging in a lizard nest
Why does Mr. Pendanski say that Zero has nobody who would come looking for him? answer choices . He is a ward of the state, homeless, and has no family. No one liked him. Tags: Question 20 . SURVEY . 120 seconds . Q. Who was Stanley most mad at after Zero ran away? answer choices . Zig Zag. Himself. Tags 5) How did Zero react when Mr. Pendanski handed Zero the shovel and told him it was all he would ever be good for?-He wacked Mr.Pendinski across the face with the shovel and said, I hate digging holes. 6) Explain what the Warden meant when she said it was almost time to paint her nails again.-Maybe she was trying to scare the boys
Most of the times Mr. Pendanski comes off as a caring individual, but sometimes he shows a cruel side that is more like the other employees of the camp for bad boys. Why does Stanley dig one more hole? Stanley wanted to find the chest with the treasure in it. Why did Zero fill the bottom of their hole. with rocks? So he could separate the water. Mr. Pendanski urges Stanley to fight back, but Zigzag is more adept at fighting. Zero eventually intercedes on Stanley's behalf, almost choking Zigzag to unconsciousness. The Warden is summoned. She and Mr. Pendanski mock Zero for not being able to read, and they say that Stanley must stop the reading lessons because it is making Zero more violent
What did zero do to Pendanski? Zero says that he will not dig any more holes and when Mr. Pendanski tells him that digging holes is all he'll ever be good for, Zero smashes his shovel across Mr. Pendanski's face and runs away 7. According to Mr Pendanski, how has Zero earned his nickname? Mr. Pendanski says that Zero earned his nickname because there is nothing inside his head. 8. What nickname do the boys give to Mr Pendanski? The boys call Mr. Pendanski 'Mom'. Why do you think they picked this name for the counsellor? Teacher check. 9
Mr Pendanski is mean to Zero by saying he is stupid and has no brain at all but is like the boy's mom that why they call him 'mom'! all Mr. Pendanski does is say, [at] least we got plenty of. Hector Zeroni, aka Zero, was given his nickname by Mr. Pendanski. He gave it to describe Hector as having nothing in his head, dumb, stupid and Zero. I am sure anyone given this nickname would not appreciate it at all and would make them very self-conscious and insecure 900 seconds. Q. In the novel, the use of third person point of view allows the author to ________________. answer choices. share only Stanley's inner thoughts and feelings. concentrate on creating unusual characters. share what many of the characters are thinking and feeling. describe the setting and vivid details
Have you read chapter 7 in the book Holes by Louis Sacher? This quiz will allow you to know and understand more about why they were digging a hole, and of what do the holes and the mounds remind the character, Stanley. In the book, Stan is a young boy who has been sent away from his home because he stole. He was forced to think about what he had done. Want to know more? Take this quiz Mr. Pendanski hesitated to go get Hector Zeroni's file when the Warden ordered him to because he knew there wasn't any file for him. Chapter 49 The author describes rattlesnake hunters at the beginning of this chapter to help relate why Stanley and Zero weren't bitten by Yellow Spotted Lizards Mr. Pendanski told Stanley to hit Zigzag which Stanley did with only a feeble attempt. 8. Who came to Stanley's rescue when Zigzag really beat on Stanley? P. 136 Zero got a choke-hold on Zigzag. 9. What did Mr. Pendanski and Warden hassle Zero about? P. 137 He was being taught to read from Stanley, but they said Zero was too dumb to learn. 10
The Other Side of Mr. Pendanski. At first glance, Mr. Pendanski seems really kind and caring, but he shows a different side in his dealing with Zero, one of the campers Mr. Pendanski - Mr. Pendanski is in charge of tent D, Stanley's tent at Camp Green Lake. He seems to be friendly but really he is just as mean as the Warden and Mr. Sir. This is revealed by his constant taunting of Zero and by his total lack of concern for the safety of Stanley and Zero when they are covered in deadly yellow-spotted lizards Pendanski also waited for Stanley and Zero's expected death when they were trapped in a hole and deadly yellow-spotted lizards were crawling about them. At the end of the film, when it was revealed that Mr. Pendanski was not a real doctor nor did he have a Ph.D, he was arrested and sent to prison along with the Warden and Mr. Sir for child labor What did Mr. Pendanski discuss with the boys of Tent D when Magnet said that he liked animals? Where did Stanley and Zero find the metal suitcase with 'Stanley Yelnats' written on it? The 2 boys found it in a hole that was dug by some other boys. They had taken turns to made the hole wider and had come across the suitcase while doing so Hector, I'm glad you stole those shose and threw 'em on my head. Clyde 'Sweetfeet' Livingston: I don't understand what type of person steals from homeless children. You're no fan of mine. Mr. Sir: You take a bad boy, make him dig holes all day in the hot sun, it turns him into a good boy
1. When Zero got the word wrong he took the shovel that Mr Pendanski gave to him and then swung it like a baseball bat. The metal blade smashed across Mr Pendanski face. 2. The counsellors had to take turns guarding the shower rooms so that Zero wouldn't get any water they did not want to let Zero drink any of the water 3. Why did Mr. Pendanski kire his pistol into the air? 4. How did the Warden react when she discovered that Zero was digging Stanley's holes? 5. How did Zero react when Mr. Pendanski handed Zero the shovel and told him it was all he would ever be good for? 6. Explain what the Warden meant when she said it was almost time to paint her nails again How did Mr Sir punish Stanley? Why did Hattie Parker say God will punish you? What did Mr Pendanski say to zero? What is God's thumb in holes? Why did they kill Sam in holes? How does Sam die? What did zero call the stuff inside of the glass jars? What scares Stanley the most about dying? What does zeros smile look like? Why is Stanley angry.
Holes Chapter 46. Zero and Stanley hold perfectly still while the lizards crawl over and around them. Mr. Pendanski, on the other hand, isn't quite as stoic. He screams as a lizard leaps at him, but lucky for him, Mr. Sir shoots the lizard in midair. Nice aim. The counselors continue to joke about the kids dying At the end of the book, of course, Mr. Pendanski's pretense of civility and caring gets dropped altogether when Zero and Stanley are discovered in the yellow-spotted lizard nest. When the Warden indicates that the plan is to wait for the boys to be bitten and die, all Mr. Pendanski does is say, [at] least we got plenty of graves to choose from. Mr. Pendanski asked Magnet. We were in the Mess Hall talking about what we want to be when we grew up and what we wanted to do with our lives when we got out of CGL. I was sitting between Squid and Zigzag, using Squid as a footrest and Zigzag as a pillow
What did Zero say when the Warden made her announcement about digging and teaching? Thursday-ELA: Please use the following questions to answer information about the book Holes. What did Zero do when Mr. Pendanski handed him the shovel? What did Zero do after he attacked Mr. Pendanski? What did the Warden, Mr. Pendanski and Mr. Sir do to cover. He's a genius, all right! said Mr. Pendanski. He's so stupid, he doesn't even know he's stupid. Stanley didn't know why Mr. Pendanski seemed to have it in for Zero. If Mr. Pendanski only thought about it, he'd realize it was very logical for Zero to think that the letter h made the ch sound Mr. Pendanski: In Group D at Camp Green Lake Mr. Pendanski is in charge. Mr. Pendanski may seem friendly, but he is just as mean as the Warden and Mr. Sir. He never stops making fun of Zero ever since he has been at the camp, which comes back to bite him when the boy cracks him in the face with a shovel. Town of Green Lak
What did Zero do after he hit Mr. Pendaski? What is he ran away? 200. What color was the Warden's hair? What is red? 200. Why didn't Stanley take showers at Camp Green Lake? What did Mr. Pendanski say was the reason the boys were digging holes? What is to build character? 400 What are the boys discussing in the circle with Mr. Pendanski? _____ _____ What is Mr. Pendanski's advice about life? _____ Mr. Pendanski tells Stanley that he is at Camp Green Lake because of one person. Who does Stanley think he is talking about? _____ What does Zero say he likes to do? _____ Predict: Why doesn't Zero fit in with the rest.
2.Mr.Pendanski didn't stop the fight just yet he wanted Stanley to teach the bully a lesson but then Mr.Pendanski shot his pistol inn the air to stop the fight Lucy Benton 3 Feb 2021 Ans 1: I think he wanted to start a fight with Stanley so he kept on pushing the cookie in Stanley's face so he would get annoyed and then start a fight . Pendanski and escapes in the desert. Stanley steals Mr. Sir's water truck and tries to go after Zero, but he crashes it and flees. He searches for days and becomes exhausted without a drop of water. He finally finds Zero by a tall mountain, but he is also exhausted and cannot even.
When Mr. Pendanski asks Stanley whose fault it is that Stanley is at Camp Green Lake (obviously intending An Aesop about personal responsibility) and Stanley responds confidently, My no-good dirty rotten pig-stealing great-great-grandfather!; During a montage in which Stanley becomes accepted by the rest of the campers in the movie, Armpit lifts up his armpits Zero suddenly swung it at Pendanski's face. Dig! he said as Mr. P landed on the ground spread out like a starfish practically unconscious. Zero fled towards the desert. I was practically shocked out of my senses until, Stanley started yelling and cheering him on. Mr. Sir sprinted after Zero's tiny frame, holding his gun out
The Warden Walker : Dr. Pendanski, drive X-ray back to camps. Give him double shower tokens and a snack. But first, fill everyone's canteen! Mr. Pendanski : I already filled them Warden Louise Walker is the main antagonist of Louis Sacher's 1998 novel Holes, as well as its 2003 film adaptation of the same name. She was portrayed by Sigourney Weaver, who later played Alexandra Reid in The Defenders, the DirectorinThe Cabin in the Woods, The Big GuyinPaul, and FriedainHappily N'Ever After. Louise Walker originated in Green Lake, Texas. She spent a majority of her. Pendanski is the camp counselor of tent D and Dr. Pendanski in the movie. He starts off as nice, but his nice guy facade wears off soon after he finds out that Caveman (Stanley Yelnats IV) is teaching Zero (Hector Zeroni) how to read and Pendanski starts to mock Zero for his so-called lack of intelligence Zero is the last boy that Stanley meets. Mr. Pendanski claims that Zero has his name due to the fact that there is nothing inside his head. Mr. Pendanski, called mom by the boys, asks everyone to help Stanley get adjusted to the camp and then leaves. Stanley asks Theodore where he can find water and Theodore reacts with violence Mr Pendanski fires his pistol into the air. 6. Why does it seem as though Mr Pendanski has it in for Zero? Mr. Pendanski seems to have it in for Zero because he picks up a shovel and says that it has more brains than Zero. 7. Why do you think Zero hits Mr Pendanski with the shovel? Teacher check. 8. How does Stanley feel after Zero disappears
8. Why do you think Mr. Pendanski tells Stanley to hit Zigzag? 9. How did Mr. Pendanski think Stanley could teach Zigzag a lesson? 10. How do you think the boys feel about Zero after he almost chokes Zigzag? 11. Do you think the Warden actually cares if Zero learns how to read and write? 12 Mr. Pendanski was obviously aware of What kind of student did Stanley find Zero to be? 6. Why do you think Mr. Sir took Stanley's canteen 12. Why did Kate say she was so sorry to Linda. 5. How did Zero react when Mr. Pendanski handed Zero the shovel and told him it was all he would ever be good for? 6. Explain what the Warden meant when she said it was almost time to paint her nails again. Chapter Thirty-One & Thirty-Two 1. Where did Stanley think that Zero might have taken refuge? 2 What did Zero say were in the jars that he found? 8. Why did Mrs. Gladys Tennyson run down the street after Sam? 11. What did Zero confess to Stanley? 12. What does the Warden tell Mr. Pendanski and Mr. Sir to do with Zero's files? Name Date 13. What did Stanley do after he drove the truck into a hole? 14. Where were Stanley and Zero headed.
of the camp office. Mr. Sir went inside to get Stanley's belongings. The Attorney General told Mr. Pendanski to get the boys something to drink and eat. The Warden seemed as dazed as Stanley. You can't even read, she said to Zero. Zero said nothing. Ms. Morengo put a hand on Stanley's shoulder and told him to hang in there. He would be seeing hi Zero responds to this by using the shovel handed to him and whacking Mr. Pendanski on the head, Zero then says that he hates digging hole and runs away from the camp. Stanley feels that all this was caused just because he allowed Zero to dig his hole and tries to keep a look out for Zero, in hopes that he will come back as there is no water. 11. How did Zero react when when Mr. Pendanski handed Zero the shovel and told him it was all he would ever be good for? 12. Explain what the Warden meant when she said it was almost time to paint her nails again. 2 Week 6: Chapters 39 - 46 1. What does Zero say that causes Stanley to believe that his friend is delirious? 2
. Pendanski, another camp supervisor who tells Stanley about Warden Walker and his strict rules at the campground. As we learn more about Camp Green Lake (the food they eat there tastes terrible, the showers are limited), we find out that Zero (who's actually Hector Zeroni) was brought to Camp Green Lake because he's related. The boys from Tent D gave Stanley a hard time because -----. a) Zero was digging part of his hole b) he was so smart c) he could dig faster than them d) Mr. Sir liked him the best 12. After Mr. Pendanski called Zero stupid, Zero -----. a) told him to go jump in a lake b) showed him he could read c) hit him with the shovel d) ran away 13
A couple of the counselors helped Mr. Pendanski to his feet and into the truck. Stanley looked out toward Zero, but he had disappeared into the haze. The Warden ordered the counselors to take turns guarding the shower room and Wreck Room, all day and all night 32. What does Mr. Pendanski do about the boys harassing Stanley? 33. Why does Zero hit Mr. Pendanski with the shovel? 34. Why does Stanley drive off in the water truck? 35. Where does Stanley find Zero? 36. What does Stanley plan to tell the Warden to ease their sentence upon returning? 37. Where do Stanley and Zero decide to go? 38 1. What does Stanley think he should say to the Warden to help Zero? 2. What does Stanley hope Zero finds? 3. What does the Warden ask Mr. Pendanski to do? Chapter 32: 1. What does Stanley decide to do while Mr. Sir is filling up the boys canteens? 2. Describe what happens when Stanley gets in the truck. Chapter 33: 1
This is Zero, say hello to Ryder, Zero, Dr. Pendanski fluffed Zero's afro, You wanna know why they call him Zero? I gave him a confused expression, Because there's nothing going on in his stupid little head, my face soured, I hated seeing someone so harmless be insulted for no reason. Zero turned over on his cot, away from everyone else, as Pendanski turne.. . I can't leave Hector, Stanley said. I suggest we go, said his lawyer with a sense of urgency in her voice. I'll be okay, said Zero. His eyes shift ed toward Mr. Pendanski on one side of him, then to the Warden and Mr. Sir on the other. There's nothing I can do for your friend, said Ms. Morengo Zero hits Mr. Pendanski with the shovel. _____46. Stanley goes to find Zero. _____47. Zero runs away Cause and Effect: Read the statements below. Write C for Cause and E for Effect. 48. _____Stanley's family is cursed with bad luck _____Stanley's great-great grandfather forgot to honor a promise. Mr. Pendanski wakes everyone, Stanley tries to jam the shovel into the earth, Stanley thinks his shovel is defective, Stanley sees Zero's pile of dirt. Stanley thinks his shovel is defective, Stanley tries to jam the shovel into the ground, Stanley sees Zero's pile of dirt, Mr. Pendanski wakes everyone
When Mr. Pendanski asks Stanley whose fault it is that Stanley is at Camp Green Lake (obviously intending An Aesop about personal responsibility) and Stanley responds confidently, My no-good dirty rotten pig-stealing great-great-grandfather!; During a montage in which Stanley becomes accepted by the rest of the campers in the movie, Armpit lifts up his armpits When Mr. Pendanski asks Stanley whose fault it is that Stanley is at Camp Green Lake (obviously intending An Aesop about personal responsibility) and Stanley responds confidently, My no-good dirty rotten pig-stealing great-great-grandfather! An Embarrassing First Name reveal in the film What instructions did the Warden give to Mr. Pendanski? X-Ray had waited until the next day to reveal the discovery of the gold tube. Why is this time lag significant? Vocabulary: glisten, sifted, metallic, precious, engraved, etched, entire, piercing, swish, authority Why did Zero not get the joke about the old lady who lived in a shoe. The Warden, Mr. Pendanski, and Mr. Sir end up in legal trouble in the end. An earlier example occurs with Pendanski. Pendanski insults Zero one time too many by giving him a shovel and saying it will be all he will ever be good for. Having reached his Rage Breaking Point, Zero knocks Pendanski cold by whacking him across the face with the shovel
Comprehension Questios - Nena. Directions - answer the foiling questions to help guide your understanding of the events in each cheaper . Chapter 7. 1- Describe Stanley's attempts at digging his hole ? 2- What will happen if Stanley digs up something interesting? he will get the rest of the day off 1. Why doesn't Stanley accept Mr. Pendanski's offer to give him a ride back to the compound? 2. Why does Stanley feel so proud of his hole? 3. What does the following sentence mean: A lot of people don't believe in yellow-spotted lizards either, but if one bites you, it doesn't make a difference whether you believe in it or not? 4 The Warden and Mr. Sir walked over to Pendanski and took the lipstick tube from him. Right over there said Pendanski, pointing at X-Ray's hole. The Warden took off the Ray bans and examined the tube. Mr. Sir eyed it from a distance. I almost laughed at him; he was the most afraid of her! The Warden looked back at Pendanski. He smiled. They don't like him and envy him because he is superior at digging holes and always finishes first He' one weird dude.Mr Pendanski thinks Zero knows nothing and that he's good for nothing except digging holes He's got nothing in his head.In the novel Zero approaches Stanley and asks him to teach him to read and write I.
Woo! So long, Camp G- * CRASH* In the book, When the Mary Lou boat is found, Stanley imagines that Mary Lou was a beautiful woman, but we all know how wrong he was. Go on, run! There won't be no Yelnats the Fifth! Well that's just TOO DAMN BAD! Both the timing and the way the line is delivered makes the moment totally priceless. Once, there was a magical place where it never rained. Ask your child who the Warden and Mr. Pendanski are and what their roles are at the camp. Discuss whether digging holes is a good idea for boys who have committed crimes. Ask your child if she can think of anything better the boys could do at Camp Green Lake What is Zero's real name? Why does Stanley lie about stealing the sneakers? What did Stanley find in his old hole? Why didn't the yellow spotted lizards bite Stanley and Zero? What does Stanley know that the warden doesn t? What scares Stanley the most about dying? 1998 novel by Louis Sachar Holes AuthorLouis. Holes answer this In Holes, what is the boat in the desert called? answer this In Holes, what does Mr. Sir always say? answer this In Holes, What does Zero do to Mr. Pendanski? answer this In Holes by Louis Sachar, what is Zero's real name? Holes answer this What is the name of the camp Stanley goes to in the book Holes? answer this What is the.