Novel Study Packet - Balto and the Great Race - Ready to Print
Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5
Lexile Measure: 870L
Guided Reading: P
This full packet helps students think about each chapter intensely to strengthen understanding and deepen comprehension skills. The cover and EACH chapter gets one page in the packet.
Each page asks students to:
make a prediction
record new vocab and context clues to figure it out
fact vs opinion (this book is perfect for practice this reading skill)
one deep thinking comprehension question
give a one sentence summary of the chapter
After reading the whole book, students reflect on author’s craft, text structure, favorite parts, and possible alternative endings.
When you purchase this novel study packet, you also get suggested lesson plans showcasing how I have used this packet with guided reading groups, novel studies, and for partner reading. PLUS, additional titles that relate to the text to KEEP the interest high and your readers READING!
I use this with my second graders who are higher readers. This is perfect for any grade level as you can use it in the high grades for your lower readers. It is such a high interest text!
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