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The 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.
♦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:
♥ 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 Reading Response Notebook Cover Page (Color & B/W)
♥ A Reading Response Student Checklist
♥ A 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 Before-Reading Anticipatory Set to set a purpose for reading
♥ A choice of 3 After-Reading Essay Questions
♥ An Answer Key for the Reading Response Notebook & Essay Questions
♥ 2 Additional Student Response Activities (Characterization; Word Search + Answer Key)
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Yours in Literacy,