I have used these Common Core (CCSS) aligned discussion and constructed response questions for Hoot by Carl Hiaasen successfully for several years with fifth graders. Questions address a broad range of common core standards for English Language Arts.
The set contains 24 digital discussion questions for use on Google Classroom. The questions are chunked into 3 sections to prevent kids from reading too far ahead or reading "spoilers". I have also included a R.A.C.E.S. chart to remind students to use R.A.C.E.S. when answering discussion questions.
In addition, there are six extended constructed response questions that prompt students to compare and contrast, write about character change and character development, write opinion, and write creatively.
Although I am and have been a fifth grade teacher for many years, I think these questions could work well with advanced 4th graders, 6th graders, and possibly 7th graders.
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