Twerp is a novel based in the 60's. A story of a boy whose teacher gets him to write about himself so that he understands himself. He learns life lessons as he and his friends get into trouble while going through their sixth grade year. The chapter questions are short and to the point so the students are reading for pleasure and not answering questions just for the sake of answering. The questions target these standards;
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the textCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.