Pattie and her family are among the last refugees to flee a dying Earth in an old spaceship. And when the group finally lands on the distant planet which is to be their new home, it seems that the four-year journey has been a success. But as they begin to settle this shiny new world, they discover that the colony is in serious jeopardy.
The Green Book is a science fiction novella with an AR level of 5.5.
This novel study includes comprehension and inference questions organized in choice menus by chapter. Additional after-reading projects / activities are included. These can be used with the whole group, small groups, and/or individuals, and are especially helpful in differentiating for diverse learners.
Answers are included, and provide suggestions on promoting depth and complexity in student thinking and responses. A scoring rubric is also included that can be used to help students reflect and improve on their written responses to reading. These can easily be changed to meet the needs of your students and style of your teaching.
This book mentions “taking pills” as an alternative to running out of food and starving. This allusion to suicide might be difficult for some students and objectionable to some families.