Flying Lessons & Other Stories: “Seventy-Six Dollars...” Workbook
Workbook for “Seventy-Six Dollars and Forty-Nine Cents” by Kwame Alexander
from short story anthology: Flying Lessons & Other Stories edited by Ellen Oh.
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)
>Some 'no wrong answer' style to encourage independent thinking and individual interpretation.
>Story review form & plotline graphic organizer are reusables. Can be used for 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. Perfect 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.