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Flying Lessons & Other Stories: ALL Story Workbooks Bundled (save 25%)

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No-prep workbooks for ALL 10 short stories in
Flying Lessons & Other Stories.

Workbooks 1-10 purchased individually = $45.75
Save $11.43 with this bundle.

> 93 pages
> Includes two freebies (see below)
General
> All workbooks have the same general layout (similar to a textbook):
  • Reading Comp Questions / Vocab. / Graphic Organizers / Review Form / Key
> Some workbooks have cover pages with additional pre-reading questions.
> All but one story's character graphic organizers are specific to the story. They are detailed & tailored to the specific story's characters. (Not generic.)

THE STORIES
Story 1: "How to Transform an Everyday, Ordinary Hoop Court Into a Place of Higher Learning and You at the Podium" -Matt de la Pena
Story 2: "The Difficult Path" -Grace Lin
Story 3: "Sol Painting, Inc." -Meg Medina
Story 4: "Secret Samantha" -Tim Federle
Story 5: "The Beans and Rice Chronicles of Isaiah Dunn" -Kelly J. Baptist
Story 6: “Choctaw Bigfoot, Midnight in the Mountains” -Tim Tingle
Story 7: "Main Street" -Jacqueline Woodson
Story 8: "Flying Lessons" -Soman Chainani
Story 9: "Seventy-Six Dollars and Forty-Nine Cents” -Kwame Alexander
Story 10: "Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push" -Walter Dean Myers

THE WORKBOOKS
1. "How to Transform an Everyday, Ordinary..."
Cover page & self-reflection question related to one theme in the story: parent-child relations.
Pgs. 1-4: Reading comprehension questions & vocab activities
Pgs. 5-6: Character graphic organizers
Pg. 7: Story review form
Pg. 8: Key

> 3 pre-reading questions
> 33 reading comprehension questions
> 2 post-reading questions
> Three types of questions:
  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False
> "Complete Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> 5Ws character graphic organizers are customized to the story. Not generic. 
> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource.

2. "The Difficult Path"
Pgs. 1-2: Reading comprehension questions & vocab activity
Pgs. 3-4: Character graphic organizers
Pg. 5: Story mountain plotline graphic organizer
Pg. 6: Story review form
Pg. 7: Key

> 25 reading comprehension questions
> Three types of questions:
  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False
> "Complete Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> 5Ws character graphic organizers are customized to the story. Not generic. 
> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource. 

3. "Sol Painting, Inc."
Pgs. 1-3: Reading comprehension questions & vocab activity
Pg. 4: Story mountain plotline graphic organizer
Pgs. 5-6: Character graphic organizers
Pg. 7: Story review form (describe, summarize, recommend/not & why, rate)
Pg. 8: Key

> 3 pre-reading questions
> 27 reading comprehension questions
> 1 post-reading questions
> Three types of questions:
  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False
> 12% of questions are great for discussion as they're
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> Character graphic organizers are customized to the story. Not generic. 

> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource.


4. "Secret Samantha"
Pgs. 1-4: Reading comprehension questions & vocab activity
Pg. 5: Character graphic organizers for characters: Mom & Blade
Pg. 6: Character graphic organizer for Sam
Pg. 7: Story mountain plotline graphic organizer
Pg. 8: Story review form (describe, summarize, recommend/not & why, rate)
Pg. 9: Key

> 4 pre-reading questions
> 35 reading comprehension questions
> 3 post-reading questions
> Three types of questions:
  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False
> "Complete Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> 5Ws character graphic organizer is customized to the story. Not generic. 

> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource.


5. "The Beans and Rice Chronicles of Isaiah Dunn"
Cover page & self-reflection questions
Pgs. 1-2: Reading comprehension questions & vocab activity
Pg. 3: Story mountain plotline graphic organizer
Pgs. 4-5: Character graphic organizers
Pg. 6: Story review form (describe, summarize, recommend/not & why, rate)
Pg. 7: Key

> 26 reading comprehension questions
> Three types of questions:
  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False
> "Complete Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> 5Ws character graphic organizers are customized to the story. Not generic. 

> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource.


6. “Choctaw Bigfoot, Midnight in the Mountains”
Pgs. 1-3: Reading comprehension questions & vocab activity
Pg. 4: Story mountain plotline graphic organizer
Pgs. 5-6: Character graphic organizers
Pg. 7: Story review form (describe, summarize, recommend/not & why, rate)
Pg. 8: Key

> 3 pre-reading questions
> 27 reading comprehension questions
> Three types of questions:
  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False
>> Several questions address storytelling and how Uncle Kenneth does so. Such as use of red herrings and storytelling when interactive with the audience.
> "Complete Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> 5Ws character graphic organizers are customized to the story. Not generic. 
> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource.


7. "Main Street"
Cover page & self-reflection questions
Pgs. 1-2: Reading comprehension questions
Pg. 3: Story mountain plotline graphic organizer
Pgs. 4-5: Character graphic organizers
Pg. 6: Story review form (describe, summarize, recommend/not & why, rate)
Pg. 7: Key

> 25 reading comprehension questions
> Three types of questions:
  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False
> "Complete Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> 5Ws character graphic organizers are customized to the story. Not generic. 
> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource.


8. "Flying Lessons"
Cover page & self-reflection questions
Pgs. 1-3: Reading comprehension questions & vocab activity
Pg. 4: Story mountain plotline graphic organizer
Pgs. 5-6: Detailed character graphic organizers for Nani & Santosh
Pg. 7: Story review form (describe, summarize, recommend/not & why, rate)

> 3 pre-reading questions
> 27 reading comprehension questions
> 3 post-reading questions
> Three types of questions:
  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False
> "Complete Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> 5Ws character graphic organizers are customized to the characters. Not generic. 
> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource.

9. "Seventy-Six Dollars and Forty-Nine Cents”
Cover page & pre-reading questions
Pgs. 1-2: Reading comprehension questions
Pg. 3: Story mountain plotline graphic organizer
Pg. 4: Character graphic organizer for Monk
Pg. 5: Story review form (describe, summarize, recommend/not & why, rate)
Pg. 6: Key

> 5 pre-reading questions
> 25 reading comprehension questions
> 5 post-reading questions
> Three types of questions
  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False
> "Complete Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> Character graphic organizer is customized to the protagonist (Monk). Not generic. 
> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource.


10. "Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push"
Pgs. 1-4: Reading comprehension questions, vocab activities, post-reading questions
Pg. 5: Story mountain plotline graphic organizer
Pg. 6: Character graphic organizer
Pg. 7: Story review form
Pg. 8: Key
Pg. 9: THREE Additional Activities Suggestions: 
  1. Two discussion topics and their relevance & role in the story (Myers' writing style,
      and ableism respectively). Both can be used pre- or post-reading.
  2. Pre- or mid-reading suggestion.
  3. Extension activity.

> 2 pre-reading questions
> 36 reading comprehension questions
> 4 post-reading questions

> Three types of questions

  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False
> "Complete Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often
reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> 5Ws character graphic organizer is customized to the story. Not generic. 

> Story review form can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource. 

TWO FREEBIES
1.
Dual Entry Reading Journal (A $2.25 value.)
> Dual entry reading journal for Flying Lessons & Other Stories.
> Specific to the anthology - not generic!

Cover page
Pg. 1: Directions & journal entry page
Pgs. 2-5: Journal entry pages
Pg. 6: Example entry

Details
> Limitless journal for use throughout the stories.
> Student task is to provide quotes from the story/ies which tell the reader something about a character (personality, values, etc.), and, what that something is exactly.
> Number of entries required is left blank so the teacher can
modify as needed.

2. Author Info
Two pages of notes about (and quotes from) the authors.

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<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resource for special education or below-level learners. Reading comprehension questions are not all higher order. Reflective & no wrong answer style inquiries encourage independent thinking. Roughly 7-8th grade level.

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