This book study for the non-fiction biography “Terry Fox, A Story of Hope” by Maxine Trottier. There are two editions of this book (2005 and 2010) which are the same except for an added section - I have included a couple of activities for the latter.
Includes: comprehension questions, writing activities, critical thinking questions, and a true or false activity that asks students to correct the false statements and identify those that are true. The study begins with basic questions about the book itself such as author’s name, the book’s covers, publishing year and publisher, a student-generated vocabulary list. Students also have an opportunity to do a little research to find out more about the book’s author.
I have designed this book study to be flexible in that the classroom teacher may decide to use some or all of the activities: completing all of them is not necessary for the student to show a good understanding of the biography. There are some activities that can be done together as a class. It is assumed also that this book study may be done independently, or that the book may be read to the class, as it is unlikely that a single classroom would have enough copies for all students. Throughout there are questions that ask for the student’s opinion and encourage critical thinking. There is a book title page for the student (which looks much like the product cover) and 11 pages of student work pages.
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Please see my store for 3 different levels of lesson plans about Terry Fox for ESL students and two for non-ESL students (grades 5/6 and 7/8).