This is a lit log for Genevieve's War, a historical fiction about World War II set in Alsace, France, written by Patricia Reilly Giff. Genevieve's War Lit Log can be used as a guide for direct reading instruction (literature circle, novel study, guided reading, close reading) or used as a guide for a read aloud.
The main focus skill of the lit log is to use text to explain/draw inferences (including make predictions and make personal comments). Other focus skills are: describe/compare/contrast characters, setting, events; describe how point of view influences how events are described; and determine theme/summarize (including sequence events).
Reading Level of Text: 5th grade
Interest Level of Text: 4th-7th grade