No-prep workbook & essay for "Whoa!" by Rita Williams-Garcia.
A short story from
Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America.
Pgs. 1-3: Reading comprehension questions & sketching Pg. 4: Vocabulary
Pgs 5-6: Graphic organizers
Pg. 7: Story review form
Pgs. 8-9 Essay assignment (advanced)
Pg. 10: Notes for the teacher
Pg. 11: Key WORKBOOK
> 30 reading comprehension & reflection questions
> Three types of questions:
> "Complete Response" questions are perfect for discussion as they're primarily
- Short Response (complete sentences not required)
- Complete Response (complete sentences required)
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and reflection.
> Plotline graphic organizer can be with any text.
> A deep dive into specific differences between the characters' lives as described in the story, and as imagined by the reader.
> The essay topics are meant to stimulate independent thinking and reflection to stimulate a closer look into one of the five provided topics.
> Five topics for students to select from (e.g. Servitude vs. Privilege, Pride vs. Fear)
> Graphic organizer for pre-planning
> Blank space to be filled in by teacher for specific assignment requirements (a re-usable)
<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resource for below-level learners. Reading comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking. Reflective & no wrong answer questions encourage independent thinking and discussion. Roughly 8th grade level.
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