This is a comprehension packet for the book: Young Cam Jansen and the Baseball Mystery by David A. Adler, illustrated by Susanna Natti. Answer key is included. The questions encourage practice with reading strategies such as making inferences, reading with expression, predicting, and making connections. Students will be engaged in their reading as they answer these various types of questions for each chapter. Students will answer some questions in writing, and others with be answered in group discussions. This book is a level J/2.2/DRA 18. It was designed for use with first or second graders, however, it can also be used with individuals reading above or below grade-level in other grades.
The questions in the packet are aligned with Common Core State Standards:
RL.1.1. Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RL.1.2. Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
RL.1.3. Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details
RL.1.9. Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
W.1.8. With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
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