Lockdown: Escape from Furnace by Alexander Smith: Chapter questions
Questions cover entire novel, 114 questions total
-About 1/2 require "two complete sentences"
-About 3-5 require longer responses -About 1/2 are short answer -Directions make expectations clear for response length -Various levels of thinking required; low to high level
-Lockdown is a GREAT novel for reluctant readers. It features a teen, male protagonist on dark, frightening adventure. -Appropriate for grades 8+
-Last three pages are answer key -Questions for every chapter -Lines for responses included - no additional lined paper required -Images scattered throughout -Colorful cover page -Attractive reading comprehension packet
Example questions: -Why do you think Montgomery isn’t grateful? How does he act towards Alex? -What character transformation takes place in the kitchen? Describe. -At the end of “Hell Hounds”, Alex says “We’re okay.” Who disagrees and what does he say? -The warden’s buddies are coming to visit, and the warden needs to entertain them. He makes an offer to the prisoners: Anyone who designs a competition for the prisoners that the warden likes, will win a week off of work in Furnace. What kind of competition could Alex come up with that would not get anyone killed (hopefully) and that would not get the Skulls mad at him (again)? -What did Donovan thank Alex for?