In this 14 page guided reading plan for the mystery novel from the Hank the Cowdog series "The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog" by John R. Erickson, you'll find everything you'll need to begin your guided reading group. It includes directions for group discussions, concise summaries of student reading assignments, and sheets to record story elements. Students will learn how to use strategies to figure out unknown vocabulary words, as well as how to formulate questions while reading. In addition to guiding students in their understanding of plot elements, you will also be helping students identify characterization and author's craft. All you need are copies of the novel and some sticky notes.