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# Because of Mr. Terupt - November and December Summary & Analysis

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## Summary

November and December

Luke opens the November chapter by talking about Mr. Terupt’s latest math idea – figuring out the number of blades of grass on the soccer field. After some discussion, they decided to count 10-centimeter by 10-centimeter squares and estimate from there, so they make cardboard cutouts and go to the soccer field. While Lexie is bent over counting blades of grass, Peter flings his cardboard cutout like a Frisbee at her and hits her rear end. She is not hurt, and Mr. Terupt makes Peter sit down but does not punish him further. Luke muses that perhaps the soccer field incident set the students up for disaster later on. He admires the way Mr. Terupt handled it and reflects on how much he learned from the math project. Jessica has been ostracized by Alexia and the other girls, who...

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