These questions for Alex Flinn's YA novel Breaking Point are a perfect way for students to explore the book more closely before reading the first chapter. Students are encouraged to look closely at the cover art work, back cover, and excerpt to figure out the novel's content. A great exercise in making predictions based off clues and short text! In addition, it gets students in the habit of reading parts of a book they might ordinarily skip such as the author's dedication, mini-biography, awards, reviews, etc.
This is a good pre-reading written activity for this novel that gets students thinking about the book before reading it. Their responses can be re-visited and discussed once they've read some of the book to see if their guesses were correct.
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