My Stories provides stand-alone lessons that combine original short stories with several reading comprehension activities.
"Exhausted" is a short story that focuses on the struggle of hard mornings. After reading the short story, students complete a flipbook that staples next to the short story, creating a minibook when folded in half. The flipbook covers:
Real world connections
Students complete the flipbook based on the information they find from close reading the text. Also included are optional cutout inserts to use instead of or in addition to the flipbook to focus more deeply on one strategy at a time.