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“Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push” by Walter Dean Myers short story Flying Lessons & Other Stories resources
“Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push” by Walter Dean Myers short story Flying Lessons & Other Stories resources
“Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push” by Walter Dean Myers short story Flying Lessons & Other Stories resources
“Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push” by Walter Dean Myers short story Flying Lessons & Other Stories resources
“Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push” by Walter Dean Myers short story Flying Lessons & Other Stories resources
“Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push” by Walter Dean Myers short story Flying Lessons & Other Stories resources
“Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push” by Walter Dean Myers short story Flying Lessons & Other Stories resources
“Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push” by Walter Dean Myers short story Flying Lessons & Other Stories resources
“Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push” by Walter Dean Myers short story Flying Lessons & Other Stories resources

Flying Lessons & Other Stories: "Sometimes a Dream Needs...” Workbook

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Workbook for “Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push” by Walter Dean Myers
from short story anthology: Flying Lessons & Other Stories edited by Ellen Oh.
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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: Teacher Suggestions: Two discussion topics and their relevance and role in the story (Myers' writing style, and ableism respectively). Both can be used pre- or post- reading; One pre- or mid-reading suggestion; One extension activity suggestion.

>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
>Some questions are 'no wrong answer' style to encourage independent thinking and individual interpretation.
>Story review form & plotline graphic organizer are reusables. Can be used with any book, story, or epic poem. Career-long resources.
>Character graphic organizer is specific to the story. Not generic.

<>Resources are designed for struggling learners. Great modified resources for special education or below-level learners. Workbook questions are not all higher order thinking (a few are); they are roughly 7-8th grade level.

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