These graphic organizers and activities promote critical thinking that link students’ reading experiences with opportunities to grow as writers. Activities are based upon The SOS Files by Betsy Byars, Betsy Duffey, and Laurie Myers.
This product is similar to my I Survived Writing and Reading Extensions with graphic organizers & activities and the Disaster Strikes Writing and Reading Extensions with graphic organizers and activities.
Included you find activities for your readers & writers to discover more about:
Analyze writing through character development and setting
Interpret character emotions and justify using text evidence
Analyzing Story Elements
Discover writing using conflict between others, self, and nature
Summarizing a chapter
Comparing/contrasting two, then three, then all chapters in the book
Using a Venn Diagram to write an expository piece comparing 2 chapters
Student evaluation/reflection of the series
Grand Finale: Write your own SOS chapter to add to your class SOS Files