Patricia McKissack's book about segregation in the south in the 1950's brings alive what the times were like from a child's point of view. This Book Response Journal includes graphic organizers, comprehension questions, close reading questions and much more!
- Fiction vs. nonfiction
- What do you know about...
During Reading Activities:
-11 specific comprehension questions
- Sketch important life events.
After Reading Activities:
- Cause and effect
- Friendly letter writing - letter to 'Tricia ann
- Reader's response writing prompt - text to self - 4 writing prompts: Write About It, Think about it, Go Deeper (close reading format)
- Book rating pages
- Author's purpose
- Vocabulary cards
-Sketch favorite part.
-Web graphic organizer - what do you know about 'Tricia Ann
-Graphic organizer, paragraph writing
-Writing page - paragraph writing
-Beginning, Middle, End graphic organizer
-Story Retelling with pictures from the story
-"Step Into Their Shoes" - writing 'Tricia Ann's diary pages
-Main idea graphic organizer
-Setting, Problem, Solution graphic organizer
Can be used in whole, small and individual settings. Can be used as individual pages or as a packet.