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has moved to the forefront of elementary classrooms, thanks in large part to The Common Core and 21st century learning. Students as young as 7 and 8-years-old are being asked to think critically about texts across genres.
As such, I have created a novel study that deviates from a traditional one. This NO PREP version approaches the text, Jake Drake, Bully Buster, through a text-dependent reading lens. The questions in this novel study move fluidly among the 4 levels outlined below to give students a robust, deep understanding of the text.
♦ Level 1 – What Does the Text Say?
Key Ideas and Details
♦ Level 2 – How Does the Text Work?
♦ Level 3 - What Does the Text Mean?
♦ Level 4 - What Does the Text Inspire You to Do?
Opinion with Evidence of Argument
Designed for complex and close reading, the questions in this novel study are labeled according to the levels and descriptors above to ensure that your students are thinking deeply about the text. Each DIGITAL graphic organizer has text boxes that students type directly into.
WHAT YOU GET WITH THIS PRODUCT:
♥ Background information on the text
♥ DIGITAL and PRINT Text-Dependent Questions for each chapter, labeled with the corresponding Text-Dependent Levels for Close Reading
♥ A Before-Reading Anticipatory Set to set a purpose for reading
♥ A choice of 3 After-Reading Essay Questions
♥ An Answer Key
♥ An Outline of the Text-Dependent Levels for Close Reading
♥ A 3-page Correlation between the CCSS Reading Anchor Standards and the Text-Dependent Levels for Close Reading
This Product Could Be Used:
♥ as digital or print high-level text-dependent questions during Close Reading lessons
♥ as digital or print comprehension checkpoints during Guided Reading, Reading Workshop, or Independent Reading
♥ as part of a Digital or Print Interactive Notebook or Digital or Print Reading Response Journal
♥ for digital or print homework assignments during a novel study or independent reading
Purchasing this product will give you a PDF to download. This PDF includes a LINK TO A GOOGLE DRIVE FOLDER containing all the graphic organizers and supplemental materials. You and your students must have a Google account in order to use this product.
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Yours in Literacy,
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