This HyperDoc is designed to be used on a computer or tablet (perfect for iPads or Chromebooks) while reading Next Spring an Oriole. Included in this PDF are questions and activities designed to aid and deepen comprehension and spark critical thinking—all in line with Common Core. More than 20 links to websites are embedded in this document, so your students are just click away from activities, additional research, videos, and more. It can be used individually or as a class. Use all or part of it. Ideal for early finishers! This provides the perfect platform for doing an in-depth, cross-curricular novel study infusing language arts with social studies (history of Michigan, Westward Expansion, pioneer life), science, and math. Great for homeschoolers too.