Breaking Stalin's Nose, by Eugene Yelchin, is a fantastic resource for ELAR and social studies content. It is a quick read and works really well for a whole group study.
The resources included in this study guide focus on comprehension and writing skills. Social studies content is explored in the extension activities and web resources.
Included in this study guide:
~Comprehension for every chapter using short answer, multiple choice, true/false, and crossword puzzles
~Worksheets for personal response essays after each group of 3 chapters
~Essay worksheets with writing prompts relating to the story
~Pre-reading notebook sheet with background information on Stalin and propaganda (a major element in the story)
~"5 Words or Less" Character activity
~Complete answer keys
~Links to web resources for extended learning
~Worksheet for use with website