24 Reading Focus Questions Cards + Book Clubs + Reading Class + Novel Studies

Simply Literature
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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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These focus reading question cards should be an essential staple in your reading tool kit. Pick a question to generate a class discussion about a novel, ask a student about a book they're reading, or focus a reading time for a book club. These cards can be used over and over again in a variety of ways to help students dive deep in their thinking and their reading.

Types of questions include:

- Character

- Setting

- Story Plot

- Text-to-Text Connections

- Text-to-Self Connections

- Text-to-World Connections

- Prediction

- Theme

This product includes 24 reading question cards.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.


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