The powerful read-aloud, “Henry’s Freedom Box” by Ellen Levine, is the true story of Henry “Box” Brown, one of the Underground Railroad’s most famous runaway slaves, who mailed himself to Philadelphia in a wooden crate. Your copy of this beautifully illustrated non-fiction story, paired with our text-dependent question (TDQ) card and follow-up reproducible study sheet, will help you teach close reading and the CCSS for Informational Text 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. We’ve done all the work so you don’t have to!
Included in this product:
• Our TDQ Card – helps you model close reading and addresses CCSS for Informational text 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. Answers are provided for your reference.
• Study worksheet – reinforces close reading by guiding students to exact pages in the text where answers to the questions can be found
• Answer keys for teacher reference can also be used for handwriting practice or assignment pages for students needing modified work
Check out our other Max Learner Book Detective products designed to help you teach close reading and the Common Core reading standards by capturing the attention and imagination of primary students with read-aloud stories teachers love! Our text-dependent question cards help teachers guide students to the heart of the text where the main idea lives. Close reading is fun with Max Learner Book Detective!