Chapters of Ramona pdf
Chapter 1: Ramona and the New School
– Ramona starts the first grade at a new school and feels excited but also nervous.
– She gets frustrated when her teacher, Miss Binney, corrects her for daydreaming.
– Ramona misbehaves during class and ends up getting a note sent home to her parents.
Chapter 2: Ramona’s Great Day
– Ramona is determined to have a great day at school and tries her best to behave.
– She participates in the “Davy Crockett Day” celebration and impresses her teacher.
– Ramona also stands up to Susan, a bossy classmate, and inspires others to do so too.
Chapter 3: Ramona’s Work of Art
– Ramona struggles with completing a self-portrait assignment for art class.
– She becomes frustrated and ultimately draws a not-so-flattering portrait of herself.
– Ramona’s teacher, Miss Binney, helps her appreciate the uniqueness of her artwork.
Chapter 4: Ramona Quimby, Age 8
– Ramona turns eight years old and feels proud of this milestone.
– She invites her entire class to her birthday party, expecting a big turnout.
– Ramona faces disappointment when only a few classmates show up, but still finds joy in celebrating.
Chapter 5: Yard Ape
– Ramona’s world is disrupted when a boy named Danny, nicknamed “Yard Ape,” moves in next door.
– She struggles with accepting Yard Ape, who doesn’t seem to like her very much.
– Ramona eventually befriends Yard Ape by showing kindness and understanding.
Chapter 6: The Extra-Good Sunday
– Ramona convinces her mother to make an extra-good sundae for the family.
– She eagerly anticipates enjoying the treat but accidentally drops it on her head.
– Ramona ends up laughing at the situation and realizes that sometimes making mistakes can lead to fun moments.
Chapter 7: The Great Show-and-Tell Disaster
– Ramona excitedly prepares for show-and-tell, bringing her favorite doll, Bendix.
– Unfortunately, her show-and-tell turns into a disaster when Bendix gets damaged.
– Ramona handles the situation with grace, learning that accidents happen and friends will still support her.
Chapter 8: The Quimbys’ Quarrel
– Ramona’s parents start arguing more often, causing tension in the household.
– She tries to reconcile her parents by planning a surprise family picnic.
– Ramona’s plan works, and her family spends a joyful day together.
Chapter 9: A Girl in the House
– Ramona’s mother becomes pregnant, and the family prepares for the arrival of a baby.
– She struggles with her feelings of jealousy and worries that the new baby will take away attention.
– Ramona eventually embraces her new role as a big sister and looks forward to the baby’s arrival.
Chapter 10: Ramona and the Baby
– Ramona’s baby sister, Roberta, is born, and the family adjusts to having a newborn.
– She struggles with feeling left out and tries to get involved in taking care of Roberta.
– Ramona gradually grows to love her sister and becomes a caring and protective sibling.