The novel Tornado by Betsy Byars is written at RL3. I created this resource for my 4th grade students who read below grade level. Many of the students also lack the background knowledge to connect with books. Each page has a paragraph about various topics mentioned in the book and help make the story more meaningful to the students.
I assign a chapter for my students to read for homework and send a worksheet page to go with it.
Please look at the preview file to determine if this is appropriate for your students before purchasing.
I hope this resource is helpful to another classroom!
Mrs. Buckeye Nut