Comprehension questions for the entire text. Pacing guide with discussion questions and think notes at all levels of Bloom's Taxonomy. Student independent reading for building stamina and fluency is at the core of these notes. Opportunities for vocabulary practice and use are also included. Teachers can use these notes without having read the book, as the answers are included next to questions. 3 strategically placed writing prompts for student assessment, or writing practice included. Two Reader's Theater scripts included for crucial parts of the text. Easy to use with minimal prep work for teacher and student success.