The Tiger Novel Study Unit
This is a reading comprehension activity guide and answer key for The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo. This guide contains 23 pages of activities (45 total pages including the answer key, assessments, and scoring rubrics).
12-year-old Rob Horton has recently moved with his father to a motel in Lister, Florida. Ever since his mother's death, Rob has shut up his feelings in a big "suitcase" and clamped it down tight. He is determined that nothing will make him cry again--not the bullies who torment him at his new school, not the ugly rash on his legs, and especially not missing his mother, whom he is very skilled at not-thinking about. But then two extraordinary things happen: Rob discovers a real-life tiger, pacing back and forth in a cage near the motel where he lives. On that same day, he meets Sistine BaileyÃ¢ï¿½Â¦
This is one of the most comprehensive reading packets you will find directly related to this book. Included are comprehension questions for each chapter with an emphasis on reading strategies such as visualizing, summarizing, predicting, making connections, and many more. Also included is a list of key vocabulary words broken down by chapter. Grading rubrics are included for assessing your studentsÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½ understanding of the key reading strategies, end of the novel extension activities, and for the comprehension guide itself.
The Reading Common Core Standards that are met are as follows: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.
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