This activity pack is meant for students to complete after reading "Stray" by Cynthia Rylant.
Included in this product are:
(1.) 5 High Level-Short Answer Questions that require students to use their knowledge of the text to give a written answer. Questions ask that students to list, recall, summarize, characterize, and provide a textual example.
***ANSWER KEY INCLUDED!!***
(2). One Vocabulary Building page. Students are given a short quote from the text with an underlined word. In the first column, they must use the context clues and write what they infer the word to mean. In the second column, students look up the actual definition. At the bottom of the page, students pick one vocabulary word and create a new sentence with it.
Examples of vocabulary featured are: "abandoned, trembling, plowed, distress, etc.
(3). A comic book four frame storyboard for students to practice their summarization skills in a creative, artistic way!
(4). 5 Acrostics Poetry Templates for students to create poems after the main characters and the author's name.
Perfect for fast finishers or a fun way to wrap up the story while incorporating some poetry!
(5). 3 Graphic Organizers for students to practice their persuasive skills. They will write pros and cons of owning a pet (or you could do pros and cons of adopting versus buying from a breeder!)
THIS ACTIVITY PACK IS PERFECT FOR FAST FINISHERS, SUB PLANS, LITERATURE CIRCLES, AND SUPPLEMENTAL ELA TEST PRACTICE!!
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