No-prep workbook for "The Trouble with Drowning“ by Dhonielle Clayton.
A short story from
Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America.
Pgs. 1-5: Reading comprehension questions & vocab activities
Pgs. 6-7: Character graphic organizers Pg. 8: Story elements graphic organizer
Pg. 9: Story review formPg. 10: Discussion questions and ideas Pg. 11: Notes for the teacher
Pgs. 12-13: KeyDetails
> 60 reading comprehension & reflection questions
> Three types of questions:
- Short Response (complete sentences not required)
- Complete Response (complete sentences required)
> "Complete Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> 5Ws character graphic organizer is customized to the story. Not generic.
> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource.
> Pg. 10: Detailed discussion questions for use as discussion starters.
Themes: suicide, mental health, coping with loss
<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resource for special education or below-level learners. Reading comprehension questions are not all higher order. Reflective & no wrong answer style inquiries encourage independent thinking. Roughly 7-8th grade level.
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