Independent Reading assignment about word choice. Nine questions, one with multiple answers (definitions), so count as a 10-point assignment. Included link to Google Docs file in case you're using computers. Used with 5th grade English but could apply to many grade levels. Easily adaptable for whole class novel.
This assignment is based on: Craft and Structure (RL 5-8.4 - 5-8.6)
4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical,connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.