This is the first book in the hugely popular fantasy series, Harry Potter. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone follows Harry Potter, a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage as he makes close friends and a few enemies in his first year at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. With the help of his friends, Harry faces an attempted comeback by the dark wizard Lord Voldemort, who killed Harry's parents, but failed to kill Harry when he was just a year old.
This study guide highlights the areas of comprehension, vocabulary, and writing. The skills which are addressed are recalling details, drawing conclusions, making inferences, and sequencing. The students have the opportunity to summarize a section, find the main ideas, write a narrative, write a news article, retell a chapter, and draw a comic strip. There are questions and vocabulary for each chapter. Included is a vocabulary list with page numbers. The activities are unique to each chapter and the objectives relate to common core standards. This study guide affords each student an opportunity to succeed.