The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate is an engaging, challenging text for middle school and high school readers. The narrative, about a spry, thoughtful young girl growing up in 1899 in Texas, who struggles to understand nature, the theory of evolution, her place in the world, and her future. As a read aloud or literature discussion, this text will challenge high-level middle school readers and engage high school readers.
Incoporate a reader response journal with this literature guide, which includes:
â€¢ Common core standard-driven questions and assessments,
â€¢ Menus of vocabulary, questions, and short research projects for each reading section (1-2 chapters),
â€¢ Four vocabulary and short answer quizzes (for chapters 1-7, 8-13, 14-21 and 22-28),
â€¢ 15 final assessment ideas, 9 literature-based and 6 research and nonfiction based ideas,
â€¢ Reader Response Journal and Discussion rubric,
â€¢ Research and Writing rubric, and
â€¢ A quiz answer guide.
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate Literature Guide by Samantha Cleaver is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License