Common core aligned resources include graphic organizers and mini anchor charts to identify and analyze elements of the plot in the novel "Refugee" by Alan Gratz, including inciting incident, rising action/suspense, dynamic characters, and theme. Also included is a page for students to record end of chapter summaries. Many pages can be reused for plot analysis with other novels as well. Answer pages for character journeys and theme are included.
This lesson has been updated with an alternative option of assigning this work as a digital notebook (see page 3 for the link), making it great for distance learning, independent study, or as a digitally enhanced in-class lesson. The Google slides templates are customizable and have been created in the background so that students don’t accidentally delete items. Additional lessons have been added to this digital upgrade that includes comprehension quizzes and formative assessments. The digital reader's notebook is in Google Slides, so please make sure that you will be able to use a Google slides format before purchasing this product for digital use.