This packet contains graphic organizers that can be applied to any book, whether your students are working in a book or independently. Each sheet can be used separately or as a whole. You can easily pick and choose which assignments fit your lessons best. The graphic organizers are designed to assist students apply critical thinking to whatever book they are reading to show their literary understanding. Each sheet is based on Reading Strategies appropriate for 5-8 grades. There are also special cultural sheets included if your students are studying other countries or you want to do something cross-curricular.