The Challenge Book Challenge

The Challenge Book Challenge
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(553 KB|5 pages)
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Is RIGOR your district's current buzzword? If so, you need these ideas about how to provide challenging independent reading experiances. Challenge your middle grade students to read a fictional book that is truly challenging for them.

What's included in this purchase?

- What makes a book challenging? A list of criteria for students to consider.

- A recommended list of challenge reads for middle school students.

- Text-dependent Analysis (TDA) essay prompt about the challenging novel

- Difficulty level criteria (holiday, just right, challenge)

- What is Lexile? a handout for students

Need a generic writing rubric to score the TDA? See


Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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