And You Wonder Why We Get Called the Weird Watsons Flint, Michigan Dad comes up with a solution to the problem facing the family. Label the problem Describe the family car. Underline all the car’s nicknames. Identify the chore that Dad gives to Byron and the narrator. Make a prediction about how the work will progress. Underline any descriptions about the characters. Describe how Byron sounds. What is Byron’s problem? The narrator’s name is finally revealed. Circle the name. Create a picture of Byron’s predicament in your mind’s eye, as if it were in a movie. Sketch or describe what you see. Underline what Kenny compares Byron to. Does that help you imagine the scene? Underline any descriptions about the characters. Write whose reaction you agree with and why. Underline the solutions offered by Dad, Kenny, and Momma. What solutions can you think of? Write how you think Byron feels right now and what you think of the way Dad is teasing him. Kenny says, “It’s no wonder the neighbors called us the Weird Watsons behind our backs. There we were, all five standing around a car with the temperature about a million degrees below zero and each and every one of us crying!” Underline why each one of the family members is crying. Underline any descriptions about the characters.