Rita Williams-Garcia "One Crazy Summer" worksheets

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This is a 61-page set of worksheets for the story "One Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia.

This also includes a 4-page story test.

For each set of two chapters, there are two worksheets:

* comprehension questions

* vocabulary and story analysis

In addition, this novel study includes a wide variety of differentiated worksheets and activities:

* story review

* similes

* personification

* metaphors

* story reflection

* theme

* motif

* symbols

* historical fiction

* indirect characterization

* connections

* cause and effect

* compare and contrast

* point of view

* letter writing

* w questions

* illustrations

* characters

* character analysis

* comic strip

* story elements

* book design

* news report

* critical thinking

* inferences

* summaries

* interviews

* crossword puzzle

* word search

* story test (4 pages)

Also, there is an answer key at the end of the file.

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Total Pages
61 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.


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