On a Clear Day by Walter Dean Myers: Novel Workbook
MAIN WORKBOOK SECTIONS:
Table of Contents Pg. 1: Cover page Pgs. 2-25: Chapter questions, graphic organizers, and vocab Pgs. 27-28: Book Review Form: This can be used for ANY book! A GREAT resource all year/career long! Asks student to: describe protagonist, summarize book, tell if they recommend it (or not) and why, and rate it. Pgs. 29-33: Answer key
>Covers the whole book >Questions for every chapter >Book Review Form at end can be used for ANY novel, a great resource >Vocabulary activity for each chapter >Four graphic organizers. Main character graphic organizer is specific to the text, not generic.
>288 chapter questions Three types of questions for each chapter
Short answer (complete sentences not required)
Complete answer (complete sentences required)
>About 7% of questions are open-ended thought questions to encourage independent thinking. The rest have right/wrong answers.
Example Questions -Who is the narrator? -Who controls the world? -What is the only thing that Dahlia thinks has real meaning? -Dahlia has many questions. But what does she know? -What are three theatrical sorts of behaviors displayed by Sayeed or his crew? True/False -Tristan thinks they can match Sayeed on weapons. -Drego changed jobs so he could work with Michael. -Anja understands what the Brits and Sturmers want from them.
<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resources for special education or below-level learners. Novel workbook comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking (a few are); they are roughly 7-8th grade level.