Here are 14 questions that will get your students thinking specifically about their historical fiction book of any length, at any reading level. These prompts can be chosen by students or assigned by the teacher or both!
Students will read a book or short story of your/their choice. They will choose or be assigned a question; students will record their answer onto binder paper but quotes, explanations, and/or examples from the text are REQUIRED as the included sample journal illustrates. Designed for multiple uses, multi-use.
Flexible use options:
-use with whole class, small groups, or individuals
-use for lit.circles, book studies, book clubs, or genre studies
-use as a document during independent reading, SSR/DEAR
-use to supplement ANY reading program or to supplement short stories in teacher-purchased books or on-line resources
-use as part of a project
-use as a page in a packet for HW or classwork
-use during guided reading
-use as test prep. for formulating short answers
Get your students reading, reflecting-on, and writing about historical fiction!