No-prep workbook for “Seventy-Six Dollars and Forty-Nine Cents” by Kwame Alexander.
A short story from
Flying Lessons & Other Stories.
Cover page & pre-reading questions
Pgs. 1-2: Reading comprehension questions
Pg. 3: Story mountain plotline graphic organizer
Pg. 4: Character graphic organizer for Monk
Pg. 5: Story review form (describe, summarize, recommend/not & why, rate)
Pg. 6: Key
> 5 pre-reading questions
> 25 reading comprehension questions
> 5 post-reading questions
> "Complete Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often
> Three types of questions
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> Character graphic organizer is customized to the protagonist (Monk). Not generic.
> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource.
<>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 thinking. Reflection questions encourage independent thinking - great for discussion. Roughly 7-8th grade level.
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