This is a lit log (novel study) by MrsDsEducationalTools for Searching for Lottie (by Susan L Ross). The main character, a 12 year-old girl, decides to do her school family research project on her namesake, her nana’s sister who the family thinks died during the Holocaust.
Key focus skills in the lit log are:
* use text to explain, draw inferences, cite textual evidence
* determine theme, central idea, summarize
* describe, compare, contrast, analyze characters, setting, events
* compare, contrast, describe, explain, analyze points of view
This lit log can be used as a guide for a read aloud or for direct reading instruction (guided reading, novel study, literature circle).
Reading level of text: 4th/5th grade
Interest level of text: ages 9-adult