Jurassic Park Novel Study Bundle

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This Common Core aligned bundle is intended to measure and extend reading comprehension of Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. Included in this novel study bundle are the following:

1. Reading Comprehension Quiz (Pages 1-94).

This is a 12-question reading comprehension assessment in short answer format. It covers the first 94 pages of Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. An answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following details:

♦ Bobbie Carter's profession
♦ The discovery of a lizard-like carcass
♦ The peculiar death of a newborn
♦ The Bowman family
♦ Ian Malcolm
♦ Bob Morris
♦ Grant's dig site
♦ The Hammond Foundation
♦ Dr. Sattler's profession
♦ BioSyn representatives
♦ Genetic engineering
♦ Ed Regis

2. Reading Comprehension Quiz (Pages 95-196).

This is a 12-question reading comprehension assessment in short answer format. It covers pages 95 through 196 of Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. An answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following details:

♦ Malcolm's assumption about dinosaurs in (and out) of the park
♦ Hammond's suggestion that the park is like a zoo
♦ Dr. Wu's methods of preventing dinosaur breeding
♦ Tim's reaction to Grant
♦ Muldoon's background
♦ What Tim thinks he observes while on the tour
♦ A sick dinosaur
♦ An error in the computerized system
♦ Grant's discovery and Hammond's refusal to believe it
♦ The children's observation through binoculars
♦ Abandoning the children
♦ Dennis Nedry's plans

3. Reading Comprehension Quiz (Pages 197-298).

This is a 12-question reading comprehension assessment in short answer format. It covers pages 197 through 298 of Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. An answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following details:

♦ Why dinosaurs are breeding in the wild
♦ An incident involving Ed Regis
♦ Locating two damaged cars and an injured Malcolm
♦ Hammond's assumption about his grandchildren
♦ Repairing the broken fencing
♦ Major accusations against Hammond concerning safety
♦ Grant and the kids feeding a dinosaur
♦ A stampede to escape the T-Rex
♦ A T-Rex attack
♦ Gennaro and Muldoon tracking the T-Rex
♦ Attack from a baby raptor
♦ Tim's close call with a T-Rex

4. Reading Comprehension Quiz (Pages 299-400).

This is a 13-question reading comprehension assessment in short answer format. It covers pages 299 through 400 of Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. An answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following details:

♦ Muldoon, Arnold, and Gennaro's decision to deal with the raptors
♦ Efforts to re-start the generator
♦ The kids' discovery and their hopes of distracting the raptors
♦ The raptors' response to the kids' discovery
♦ Grant's efforts to kill the raptors
♦ Malcolm's remarks about life continuing on
♦ Grant's comments on "natural equilibrium"
♦ Nerve gas and the raptor nest
♦ Malcolm's medical condition
♦ Hammond's lack of worry concerning a military strike
♦ Hammond's reason for the park's failure
♦ A character who breaks his ankle
♦ Grant's assessment of the raptors' behavior near the end of the novel

5. Literature Circle Materials (Directions, Role Sheets, and Rubrics).

These resources ensure more effective student participation in collaborative discussions on the novel, helping students to express their ideas clearly and build upon peer contributions.

6. Culminating Project Materials (Directions, Research Packet, and Rubric).

Students will conduct research on a topic pertaining to key concepts in Jurassic Park, collecting a minimum of three reputable sources and documenting information in preparation to present a 5-minute oral presentation to the class. Potential topics include biological warfare, genetic engineering, mass extinctions, animal rights, and more.
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