These questions are to be used with the "Author's Note" in the back of the novel, A Single Shard (pages 149 - 152).
They serve as either a good introduction or conclusion to the study of this novel. Also included is a map of Korea for students to label.
Middle School Minds is dedicated to providing guided reading handouts that encourage students to think critically. Close reading of the text causes students to be more focused and engaged in discussions.