**Have students use the excerpt to answer the multiple choice PARCC-like assessment questions.
**5 Questions are included. Each question has a Part A and a Part B which requires them to cite evidence for their responses to Part A.
Also included is a "Create a Question" activity that requires students to create a "thick" question about this text, or any other text you are currently engaged in. The "Create a Question" activity has a checklist located on the bottom of the page that acts as a reminder of what a "thick" question requires.
Students can exchange papers and answer their classmates' questions about the text.