Workbook for “Where I'm From” by Misa Sugiura
A short story from
Come On In: 15 Stories About Immigration and Finding Home
Pgs. 1-6: Reading comp. questions short response. Sketching activities.
Pg. 3: Extended writing response with two options
Pg. 7: Plot graphic organizer
Pg. 8: Character graphic organizer
Pg. 9: Story review form
Pg. 10: Key
> 30 reading comprehension questions
- Short Response (complete sentences not required)
- Written Response (complete sentences required)
> Use of the extended response/essay activity may add 1-4 days, depending on length and formatting requirements of the teacher. (The length requirement statement has a blank space for teacher to fill in.)
> Extended response question has two topics for S to select from. Each has warm-up questions to get S ideas 'rolling.'
> "Written Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> 5Ws c
haracter graphic organizer is customized to the story.
Story review form AND plotline graphic organizer are
(can be reused with no changes for stories, books, film, and epic poetry). > Themes: finding one's identity, self-reflection, self-acceptance
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<>Resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified resources for special education or below-level learners. Workbook questions are not all higher order thinking (a few are); they are roughly 7-8th grade level. The extended response/essay activity is roughly 8-9th grade.
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