Just a quick 10 question quiz to check for comprehension. The final question requires sequencing the events of El Patron's funeral. Answer key included.
Comprehensive Assessment Item: House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
Learning Objectives (Middle School Learning Standards- ELA Literacy):
1. Students will draw on specific details from the text (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.1).
2. Students will determine the meaning of words and phrases (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4).
3. Students will describe events from a narrator’s point of view (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.6).
1. Students read House of the Scorpion through chapter reading assignments.
2. Students were asked to think critically about situations in the story and respond to writing prompts.
3. Vocabulary was assigned for each chapter and students worked in teams to define the words.
4. Students used a flowchart to describe the events of El Patron’s funeral.