Penny and Her Marble by Kevin Henkes: Reading Comprehension Workbook
Designed for special education students in grade 5-6 with grade ~2 reading level.
-Covers the whole book. Questions for every chapter. -Key included (pgs. 14-16) -68 Questions total -23-word crossword puzzle -Book Review Form at end of workbook can be used for ANY novel. A great resource.
Questions: -Vast majority are wh- questions (who, what, where, when, why) -Vast majority are short response, requiring writing a sentence to answer. -3-5 True/False questions for each chapter -A few questions ask for 2-3 sentence responses, these are the Reflection questions. They are open-ended questions so responses will vary, to encourage independent thought.
-Images throughout to hold student attention -Pg. 1 is a cover page -Pgs. 2-11 are chapter questions -Pg. 12 is a crossword puzzle based on the book -Pg. 13 is a Book Review Form. It can be used for any book! GREAT resource all year long. Book review asks student to: describe protagonist, summarize book, tell if they recommend it (or not) and why, and rate it on a star-scale. -Last 3 pages are answer key
Example questions: What is Penny’s favorite kind of cookie? Why do you think Penny hid behind the curtain? Who is the main character of this book? What did Penny dream about? What question does Penny ask herself? Have you ever felt unsure or guilty about what to do, like Penny? What did you do? What do you think might happen in the next chapter? Make a picture-prediction. (Draw a picture of your prediction in the box!)
Lexile: 470L Guided Reading Level: J Accelerated Reader Level: 2.5 Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5Series: I Can Read!