Salt to the Sea is a novel by Ruta Sepetys.
This book chat is for teachers who don't have time to read ALL of the books they want to recommend to their class. As you add to your classroom library, utilize this resource to make book recommendations. You can follow-up with students who have read the book individually, in partners, or in small groups. Answer keys are provided for each of the three versions of follow-up questions. Each resource includes:
Genre, Age Level, Lexile
Use these guides to help you determine who would be a good fit for this book.
Read this to the student(s) you are encouraging to read the book.
These are the author’s words, carefully selected to grab the reader’s attention and interest.
Shed Some Light
All readers are unique, and you know your readers best! These are topics that may be sensitive for some readers. They may contain spoilers! My intention in listing these items is to foster positive discussions around these topics. I believe that reading is an excellent medium for dealing with life’s struggles.
Group Follow-Up Chatter & Answer Key
Students can discuss together after they have finished reading the book. You can print this page for each group or project it on the board.
Face-to-Face Chatter (Pairs) & Answer Key
Students can partner together in pairs to discuss after they have finished reading this book. You can print this page for each pair or project it on the board.
Independent “Indy” Chatter & Answer Key
Print this worksheet for students to complete independently after finishing the book.
These are great books to read next if you enjoyed this book.
Use this clipart on bulletin boards, student handouts, bookmarks, etc.
This will help you to understand how you may use this product.
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