Howard B. Wigglebottom is a bad sport! He cheats, he yells, and he talks back to the coach. But a time out gives him an opportunity to reflect on his behavior and change. Share this important story with your elementary students, then let Max Learner Book Detective help you teach close reading with our Common Core aligned (RL 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, and 9), high-level text-dependent questions, guiding students back through the text to discover the central message! Extend your lesson with our close reading worksheet specifically designed to help young readers learn to read closely on their own. We do all the work so you don’t have to!
This product contains:
• CCSS-aligned text dependent question card – specifically written for this story – addressing Reading Literature standards 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 and 9
• Answers are provided for teacher reference
• Close-reading worksheet may be used for independent, paired, or group collaboration
• Answer key for teacher reference – may also be used for handwriting practice