This two-page template can be used as a homework assignment, in-class exercise or reading quiz to gauge student’s understanding of nightly reading. After providing a brief summary of a chapter, students will be asked to use textual evidence to support their critical analysis of the chapter. In addition, they will need to identify and explain the use of a literary element within the chapter. An optional assignment is included within this template that allows student to share their favorite moment, an important question and difficult vocabulary words. This writing-based assignment is aligned with the Common Core standards and is applicable to any high school reading assignment.