This is a lit log for Until I find Julian by Patricia Reilly Giff. The themes of this contemporary realistic fiction are: immigration issues, family, helping others, survival, and responsibility. The lit log can be used as a guide for a read aloud, guided reading instruction, novel study, or literature circle.
The key focus skills of the lit log are: cite textual evidence, describe plot/characters, and explain points of view. Other skills are: determine them/central idea/provide a summary, and determine the meaning of words and phrases.
Reading Level of Text:
Guided Reading Level: Level X
Grade Level: 6th grade