The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline: The Big Workbook
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline: Extensive Novel Materials
CONTENTS Pg. 1: Cover page Pgs. 2-22: Chapter questions and vocab Pg. 23: Novel-based crossword puzzle Pgs. 24-27: Answer key Pgs. 28-29: Maps Pg. 30: Canada's Prime Minister statement of apology to Indigenous peoples Pgs. 31-33: Additional resources and ideas for classroom activities and studies related to the novel Pgs. 34-35: 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.
>Questions for every chapter >203 chapter questions total >About 10% of questions are open-ended thought questions to encourage independent thinking. The rest have right/wrong answers. >A few questions ask students to sketch a scene >Vocabulary activity for each chapter >Key
Three types of questions in each chapter *Short answer (complete sentences not required) *Complete answer (complete sentences required) *True/false
Example Chapter Questions -On page 18, Frenchie makes an observation of Miigwans’ shoes. What does his observation tell the reader about Miigwans, or the world? -Why does Frenchie touch the fence before Miig can? -At first, Indigenous people were treated one way, then as time passed, they were treated differently. How did the way they were treated change? -Why does Frenchie touch the fence before Miig can? -Why does the family encourage independence? -Make a sketch of the trees described on page 91. -What does the reader learn about why the world changed? True/False -Slopper was allowed to hear Story before he was seven. -The new member of the family is a soft-spoken girl. -Frenchie falls asleep because he is tired from the long hike.
<>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 7-8th grade level.