This packet is over 40 pages long and includes over 100 close reading comprehension questions that cover all the chapters and epilogue of Woods Runner, by Gary Paulsen! An Answer Key for the comprehension questions is provided.
This packet also includes three essay topics that ask students to explore important themes and topics presented in the novel.
The following Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are covered:
-RL.6.1 / RL.7.1 / RL.8.1: Textual evidence and forming inferences
-RL.6.2 / RL.7.2 / RL.8.2: Determine a theme
-RL.6.3 / RL.7.3 / RL.8.3: Plot development
-RL.6.4 / RL.7.4 / RL.8.4: Word analysis, author’s word choice, figurative language, connotative/denotative meanings, effect of word choice on tone
-W.6.2 / W.7.2 / W.8.2: Write informative/explanatory texts
-W.6.2.A / W.7.A / W.8.2.A: Introduce a topic clearly, organize ideas logically
-W.6.2.B / W.72.B / W.8.2.B: Develop a topic with relevant facts, examples, and evidence
-W.6.2.C / W.7.2.C / W.8.2.C: Use appropriate and varied transitions
-W.6/7/8.2.D: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary
-W.6.2.E / W.7.2.E / W.8.2.E: Establish and maintain a formal style
-W.6.2.F / W.7.2.F / W.8.2.F: Provide an effective concluding statement.
These questions can also be used for assessments, homework, learning center activities, etc.!
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