The Running Dream Novel Study

Grade Levels
5th - 8th
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71 pages
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Comprehension questions, vocabulary, and writing prompts for the book, The Running Dream.

This can be used for literature circles or whole group.

p.1 - Cover

p. 2-4 - Vocabulary

p. 5-10 - Writing Prompts

p. 11-22 - Comprehension questions without space for the answer

p. 23-54 - Comprehension questions with space for the answer

p. 55-71 - Answer Key

Total Pages
71 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.


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