Flying Lessons & Other Stories: “Flying Lessons” Workbook
Workbook for “Flying Lessons” by Soman Chainani from short story anthology: Flying Lessons & Other Stories edited by Ellen Oh.
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) Pg. 8: Key
>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)
>A few questions are 'no wrong answer' style to encourage independent thinking and creative engagement. >Story review form & plotline graphic organizer are reusables. Can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. Career-long resources. >Both character graphic organizers are specific to the story. Not generic.
<>Resources are designed for struggling learners. Great modified or alternative 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.