This word document contains six higher-level questions to promote close reading and deep thinking with the book The Carpenter's Gift by David Rubel. The Carpenter's Gift is a Christmas story about the history of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree tradition. It is a heart-warming tale of how the simple kindness of strangers can change a life.
There is also a Blooms Level 6 reading response log question to expand comprehension of the text.
Guiding students to think deeply by answering higher level questions is so important to strengthening reading comprehension in young readers.