Included in this document are questions and activities designed to aid and deepen comprehension and spark critical thinking—all in line with Common Core—while reading the novel Chains. Perfect for iPads or Chromebooks, more than 50 links are embedded in this PDF document, so your students are just click away from activities, additional research, videos, and more. I tried to balance video, audio, and reading both to keep student interest and to provide students the opportunity to learn from varied media.
It can be used individually or as a class; use all or part of it; ideal for early finishers as there are many links for enrichment. Busy teachers and homeschoolers love my products because I try to incorporate as many subjects as possible. This provides the perfect platform for doing an in-depth, cross-curricular novel study combining language arts with social studies and even a little math and science (history of New York, Colonial America, Revolutionary War, figurative language, slavery, American independence, American history).