This is a lit log (for a read aloud or guided reading group, novel study, or literature circle) for Dory And the Real True Friend (abby Hanlon's delightful sequel to Dory Fantasmagory). The themes of this fiction are: family relationships, imagination, school, and friendships. The comprehension focus skills in the lit log are: using the text and illustrations to describe characters, using the text to answer questions (including making comments, reading predictions, and identifying fantasy and realistic events), and using the text to recount stories (sequence events). The word works focus skills in the lit log are: compound words, words with the -ing ending, and contractions.
Reading level (of book): 3.2
Interest level (of book): 6-9 years