This lesson contains a complete guided reading unit with 273 questions (answer key included) for The Pearl by John Steinbeck. Read more for complete description. Check out the Free Preview - includes the first 15 questions with KEY as a sample.
This is a big comprehensive guided reading packet that takes the reader through each portion of the entire book. This is THE biggest most comprehensive guided reading unit offered on The Pearl.
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This complete lesson pack guides the reader throughout the entire book, asking the students questions as they read. It is an amazing tool for students to use to stay focused.
The lesson packet consists of:
Chapter 1 40 questions
Chapter 2 23 questions
Chapter 3 70 questions
Chapter 4 53 questions
Chapter 5 87 questions
This high quality unit is very thorough, asking questions of the reader as they read the book. This reading pack is excellent for students who don't focus, have a hard time understanding what is happening, or following along with the story. Check out the FREE downloadable sample to preview the work.
Common Core and Florida Standards Compliant:
LA 188.8.131.52 - Locate and analyze elements of characterization, setting...,
LA 184.108.40.206 - Use background knowledge of subject and related context areas...
LAFS.8.RI.1.2 - Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its...
LAFS. 8.RI.1.3...Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals...
Higher Level Common Core:
LA 220.127.116.11 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text
says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text...
LA 10.12.1.2 Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development
over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another
The Pearl is a novel about a family who finds a very valuable pearl in the ocean and the struggles of greed and evilness they must endure while they try to sell it.
As a public high school English teacher, the biggest challenge I have is getting students to read in class or at home. Put a book or short story in front of them, they'll look at it for a few seconds and start day dreaming...
Until I stumbled upon something magnificent. Teenagers like accomplishment. These worksheets ask questions while the reader reads. Every couple of sentences, there's another question in true or false, fill in the blank, define, multiple choice formats. As the student reads, boom, another question. They answer it and continue reading. Before you know it, they have finished reading the story and completed all questions for further lessons/discussions.
These worksheets are great for daily lessons, test/quiz grades, extra credit, homework, group work (in pairs of two), substitute teacher lessons, emergency lesson plans, great for ESOL or however you can imagine.
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