This is a lit log for Ellie, Engineer by Jackson Pearce. The themes of the book are: boys and girls should be able to like and do whatever they want; friendship, teamwork, telling the truth, and STEM.
The main focus skills of the lit log are: using context for word recognition/understanding; using text to explain/draw inferences (making personal responses, connections, predictions); describing characters, setting, and events, and describing point of view. Other skills are: summarizing and using information from illustrations.
This lit log can be used as a guide for a read aloud or for direct reading instruction (guided reading, novel study, literature circle, or close reading).
Reading Level of Text: 4th grade
Interest Level of Text: 1st-5th grade