"The Trip" by Sona Charaipotra from anthology Come On In: Workbook

Grade Levels
7th - 12th, Homeschool
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8 pages
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Workbook for "The Trip" by Sona Charaipotra.

A short story from Come On In: 15 Stories About Immigration and Finding Home.

No-prep. All you need is the story.

Pgs. 1-4: Reading comprehension questions

Pg. 3: Post-reading extended response

Pg. 5: Plotline graphic organizer

Pg. 6: Character graphic organizer

Pg. 7: Story Review Form
Pg. 8: Key

> 30 reading comprehension questions

Three types of questions:

  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Written Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False

> Some questions are 'no wrong answer' or sketch style responses - to encourage independent thinking and creative engagement.

> Story review form AND plotline graphic organizer are career-long re-usables (can be reused with no changes for stories, books, film, and epic poetry).

> Character graphic organizer is specific to the story, not generic.

> Themes: racial profiling, immigrant experience, injustice

> See more images here.

Purchase this resource for $1 LESS: "The Trip" by Sona Charaipotra: Workbook

<>Resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resource for below-level learners. Questions are sometimes reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking & interpretation. Useful as discussion topics. Workbook questions are not all higher order thinking. Roughly 7-8th grade.

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Come On In: 15 Stories About Immigration and Finding Home

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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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