Black Enough: Workbook & Essay for "Whoa!" by Rita Williams-Garcia
No-prep workbook & essay for "Whoa!" by Rita Williams-Garcia.
A short story from
Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America.
CONTENTS Pgs. 1-3: Reading comprehension questions & sketching Pg. 4: Vocabulary Pgs 5-6: Graphic organizers Pg. 7: Story review form Pgs. 8-9 Essay assignment (advanced) Pg. 10: Notes for the teacher Pg. 11: Key
WORKBOOK > 30 reading comprehension & reflection questions > Three types of questions:
Short Response (complete sentences not required)
Complete Response (complete sentences required)
> "Complete Response" questions are perfect for discussion as they're primarily reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and reflection. > Plotline graphic organizer can be with any text.
ESSAY > A deep dive into specific differences between the characters' lives as described in the story, and as imagined by the reader. > The essay topics are meant to stimulate independent thinking and reflection to stimulate a closer look into one of the five provided topics. > Five topics for students to select from (e.g. Servitude vs. Privilege, Pride vs. Fear) > Graphic organizer for pre-planning > Blank space to be filled in by teacher for specific assignment requirements (a re-usable)
<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resource for below-level learners. Reading comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking. Reflective & no wrong answer questions encourage independent thinking and discussion. Roughly 8th grade level.