Did You Lose the Car Again?
Comprehension Questions and Thinking Maps
↝This study guide is for the novel, Did You Lose the Car Again? by Paula Kurzband Feder and Nancy Hayashi. It is a reading level 2.3, or a DRA level 28. I designed this unit for my low readers in my 5th grade class, but it could be modified for other grade levels.
I use it as part of independent seatwork while I meet with guided reading groups. They have 20 minutes a day for a week to read the pages and answer the questions. For this book, I do one section of chapter questions a week. This novel study takes a total of 3 weeks.
The questions go in the order of the answers in the book. There is an answer key with sample answers at the end of this document. Once a week I meet with groups and we share and grade our answers together. It lends itself to a natural conversation about the book and I can easily see if they are understanding it and putting effort in their answers.
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