This is a lit log for What Elephants Know (by Eric Dinerstein). This well-written book will take readers on an adventure into the world of nature (especially elephants) and the culture of Nepal. It is written in the voice of a young boy. This lit log can be used as a guide for a read aloud or for guided reading, literature circle, or novel study instruction. The main focus skills in the lit log are: using text to make inferences (including making personal responses and making predictions); describing characters, setting, and events, determining meaning of words and phrases; and summarizing.
Reading level of book: 5th grade
Interest level of book: ages 9-12