On a Clear Day by Walter Dean Myers: Novel Workbook
Chapter Questions, Vocabulary Activities, Graphic Organizers, Book Review Form
Table of Contents Pg. 1: Cover page Pgs. 2-25: Chapter questions, graphic organizers, and vocab Pgs. 27-28: Book Review Form: This can be used for ANY book! A GREAT resource all year/career long! Asks student to: describe protagonist, summarize book, tell if they recommend it (or not) and why, and rate it. Pgs. 29-33: Answer key
> Covers the whole book > Questions for every chapter > Book Review Form at end can be used for ANY novel, a great resource > Vocabulary activity for each chapter > Four graphic organizers. Main character graphic organizer is specific to the text, not generic.
> 288 chapter questions Three types of questions for each chapter
Short response (complete sentences not required)
Complete response (complete sentences required)
> About 7% of questions are open-ended thought questions to encourage independent thinking. The rest have right/wrong answers.
Example Questions -Who is the narrator? -Who controls the world? -What is the only thing that Dahlia thinks has real meaning? -Dahlia has many questions. But what does she know? -What are three theatrical sorts of behaviors displayed by Sayeed or his crew? True/False -Tristan thinks they can match Sayeed on weapons. -Drego changed jobs so he could work with Michael. -Anja understands what the Brits and Sturmers want from them.
<>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 questions encourage independent thinking. Roughly 8th grade level.