The Breadwinner by Ellis Deborah: ALL Materials Bundled
All The Breadwinner materials bundled:
Pg. 1: Cover Page
Pgs. 2-20: Chapter questions and vocab activities
Pg. 9: Graphic Organizer (focus is character development)
Pg. 21: Graphic Organizer (focus is story elements using 'story mountain' organizer)
Pg. 22: Book Review Form. This can be used for ANY book/story! A GREAT resource all year long! Asks student to: describe protagonist, summarize book, tell if they recommend it (or not) and why, and star rate it.
Pgs. 23-28: Answer key
>Covers whole novel
>Questions for every chapter
>250 chapter questions total
>About 7% of questions are open-ended thought questions to encourage independent thinking. The rest have right/wrong answers.
>Vocabulary activity for each chapter (matching)
Three types of questions
*Short answer (sentences not required)
*Complete answer (complete sentences required)
-What are four things you have learned about Parvana?
-When will prisoners be taken into the stadium again?
-Why does Shauzia have to dress as a boy and work?
-What makes Parvana “put her anger away”?
-Who wants to start a school?
-The reader learns that Parvana’s parents had a chance to leave Afghanistan at one time. What was father’s reason for why they needed to stay? Two sentences minimum.
-How would you describe Mrs. Weera’s attitude? Two sentences minimum.
-How are Shauzia’s and Parvana’s lives similar? Two sentences minimum.
-Mrs. Weera and mother are breaking Taliban law.
-Parvana feels proud of herself at the end of the day.
-Parvana’s secret is that she is planning to move to France.
-It will take about two weeks for Parvana’s family to get to Mazar.
Graphic Organizers >The character graphic organizer is specific to the text as it has the protagonists name in it. If you would like the graphic organizer with no character names - with a blank space to type in character names, see below. This can be with any text:
>Also included - story plot graphic organizer. This organizer can be with any text
>Vocabulary matching activity for every chapter
Book Review Form
>Book Review Form. This can be used for ANY book/story! A GREAT resource all year long! Asks student to: describe protagonist, summarize book, state why they recommend it (or not) and why, and star rate it.
>Limitless journal for use throughout the novel. Teacher can dictate quantity and quality of entries.
>Includes cover page and an example entry.
>Student task is to collect quotes from the novel then respond to the line selected.
Pg. 1: Cover page
Pg. 2-5: Journal entry pages
Pg. 6: Example journal entry
>Covers entire novel
*20 Multiple choice
Why is Parvana allowed to go to the market with father?
(A) she is good reader
(B) she knows how to bargain prices
(C) her father needs her help to walk
(D) because she looks like a boy
What does Parvana become responsible for?
(A) making money for the family to live on
(B) her father’s books
(C) taking care of the little ones
(D) her mother’s depression
Parvana stays out after curfew to help whom?
(A) Shauzia (B) father (C) Homa (D) Malali
Parvana’s family is forced to break the law to survive.(T/F)
Father is beaten in prison. (T/F)
<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect accommodated 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 7th grade level.