This is a teacher guide for running a book club or literature circle in your classroom using the book The Jacket By Andrew Clements. Don't have time to read the book before your students do? Looking for great reading response or discussion questions? Look no further. This could also be useful for teachers who are simply conferencing with students reading this book. This book is a level N, perfect for the end of 2nd grade or beginning of 3rd grade. However it tackles important themes and could easily be used in 4th or 5th grade with lower level readers.
There is some basic information on the book on the first page including a short summary and some prior knowledge that would be important for students to have before reading this book which deals with prejudice. After that each chapter is summarized in detail for teachers. There is a list of words that might be unfamiliar to students reading the book. Each of the chapters also has 5 discussion/response questions for students.
This document is a .docx file so that teacher can copy and paste questions for student use and/or add their own questions that might suit their students' needs.