This packet of comprehension questions are to be used with the book What Were the Twin Towers? by Jim O'Connor. I have written a variety of comprehension question types to accompany each chapter in the book along with two quizzes for the story. These questions can be used as homework or inclass assignments across multiple grade level. They are great to use in small or large group reading settings.
Standards addressed include:
RI.4.1- Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says and when drawing inferneces.
RI 4.2- Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
RI 4.3- Explain events, procedures, ideas or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information.
RF. 4.3- Know and apply grade level phonics and analysis skills in decoing words.
RF 4.4- Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
W.4.9- Draw evidence from literacy or information texts to support analysis, reflection , and research
SL.4.1 Engage effectivley in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade level topics and text building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
L.4.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade level reading and conent.
L4.a- use context as a clue to the meaning of a work or phrase.
L4.b- use common, grade-level greek and latin affixes and roots as clues to the
meaning of words.
L 4.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and key words and phrases.