Much like Huckleberry Finn, students often question their own intelligence and fear that they have very few or no strengths. These lessons are intended for lower-functioning or at at-risk students who may benefit from differentiated lessons and choices.
This bundle includes:
Multiple Intelligence Project Options Handout (with link to test)
The purpose of this lesson is to help students identify their area(s) of intelligence and choose a project based on their strengths. Students should take the test before beginning the novel so that they can anticipate what they will use from the text as they read. Th
Chapter 10: Timed Reading and Skills Test (with key)
Chapter 20: Timed Reading and Skills Test (with key)
Chapter 30: Timed Reading and Skills Test (with key)
Reading Rate and Skill Tracking Chart
In addition to identifying their strengths, students also need to know the areas in which they need to improve. When students reach chapters 10, 20, and 30, they will time their reading, determine a reading rate, and take a quiz. Each item in the 10 question quiz correlates to a specific skill. Students will track their reading rate and their skill performance on a chart so that they can look for patterns of strength and weakness. These scores can then be used for differentiation throughout your course.
Comprehension Skills for Quiz
1. recalling specific facts
2. retaining concepts
3. organizing facts
4. understanding the main idea
5. drawing a conclusion
6. making a judgment
7. making an inference
8. recognizing tone
9. understanding characters
10. appreciating literary forms
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