This is a lit log for The Bicycle Spy by Yona Zeldis McDonough. This historical fiction is about the German Occupation in France during World War II. Other themes in the book include: courage, bravery, heroism, friendship, beliefs, family, helping others, and bullying.
This lit log can be used as a guide for a red aloud, history lesson, or reading instruction (for guided reading, a novel study, or literature circle). The key focus skill in the lit log is describing characters, setting, events. Other focus skills are: using text to determine meaning of words and phrases and using text to make inferences (including making predictions and making personal responses/connections). There are two sequencing questions.
Reading Level of Text:
Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 4.5
Interest Level of Text: Ages 8-12