This file includes a lesson on how to answer short response questions with Focus, Essential Questions, Goals/ Objectives, Standards, Why, Teach (I Do) , We Do (Partner Activity), You Do, Summary. It also includes an additional partner activity and additional short response questions related to the text. The short response question pages include a rubric for scoring the answer. This could be used over several days. It is good practice for the state common core test. It can be used in a whole class setting, small group, after school, with ESL students, etc. The text is included. Types of questions include: vocabulary, conflict, literally device, how the setting influences a character, lesson learned, motivation, theme, how the illustration adds to your understanding of the text, etc. Twelve short response questions are included.Color coded sample answers are included for most questions. These are great for pointing out what should be included in an answer.