Book club notes designed to help students engage in their reading while focusing on the following skills:
*Analyzing inner & outer dialogue
*Determining a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot
*Citing the textual evidence that most strongly supports analysis
*Understanding how author’s writing style impacts a work’s theme, mood, & tone (based on 9th grade CC standard)
Notes are designed to support students performing above grade-level on 8th grade Common Core ELA standards.