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The DIGITAL & PRINT no-prep NOVEL STUDY approaches the Newbery Award-winning text Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina strictly through a text-dependent reading lens. The questions in this novel study move fluidly among 4 levels to give students a robust, deep understanding of the text.
Each DIGITAL page has text boxes that students type directly into.
♦Level 1 – What Does the Text Say?
Key Ideas and Details
♦ Level 2 – How Does the Text Work?
♦ Level 3 - What Does the Text Mean?
♦ Level 4 - What Does the Text Inspire You to Do?
Opinion with Evidence of Argument
Designed for complex and close reading, the questions in this novel study are labeled according to the levels and descriptors above to ensure that your students are thinking deeply about the text.
WHAT YOU GET WITH THIS PRODUCT:
♥ Instructions for downloading and accessing the DIGITAL resources
♥ Background information on the book, Merci Suarez Changes Gears
♥ An Outline of the Text-Dependent Levels for Close Reading
♥ A 3-page Correlation between the CCSS Reading Anchor Standards and the Text-Dependent Levels for Close Reading
♥ Suggestions for how to use this resource
♥ A DIGITAL & PRINT Reading Response Notebook Cover Page
♥ A DIGITAL & PRINT Reading Response Student Checklist
♥ A DIGITAL & PRINT 32-page Text-Dependent Reading Response Notebook (Text-Dependent Questions for carefully-selected chapters labeled with the corresponding Text-Dependent Levels for Close Reading)
♥ A DIGITAL & PRINT Before-Reading Anticipatory Set to set a purpose for reading
♥ A choice of 3 DIGITAL & PRINT After-Reading Essay Questions
♥ An Answer Key for the Reading Response Notebook & Essay Questions
♥ 2 Additional Student Response Activities (Characterization; Word Search + Answer Key)
This Product Could Be Used:
♥ as digital or print high-level text-dependent questions during Close Reading lessons
♥ as digital or print comprehension checkpoints during Guided Reading, Reading Workshop, or Independent Reading
♥ as part of a Digital or Print Interactive Notebook or Digital or Print Reading Response Journal
♥ for digital or print homework assignments during a novel study or independent reading
The DIGITAL resource requires Google Slides. Purchasing this product will give you a MICROSOFT WORD DOCUMENT to download. This MICROSOFT WORD DOCUMENT includes a LINK TO A GOOGLE DRIVE FOLDER containing all the graphic organizers and supplemental materials. You and your students must have a Google account in order to use the DIGITAL product.
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Yours in Literacy,
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