CONTENTS Cover Page Pg. 1 Table of Contents Pgs. 2-14 Chapter Questions Pg. 15 Story Mountain Graphic Organizer Pg. 16 Map Activity Pgs. 17-22 Graphic Organizers Pg. 23 Crossword Puzzle Pg. 24 Book Review Form Pgs. 25-26 Your Culture, Your Game
For the instructor: >Pgs 27 Essay topic with extensive details & resources >Pg. 28 Additional activities & ideas for the classroom >Pgs. 29-33 Key
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DETAILS >33 pages total (last 5 are key) >Comprehension questions for every chapter >196 questions total >5 chapter questions ask for sketching >26 vocab activities >Vocab activities include sketching >13% of questions have no wrong answer: they are open-ended to encourage independent thinking. The rest have right/wrong answers.
>7 graphic organizers:
1 in-depth character organizer based on Kiera (protagonist)
1 character organizer based on Malcolm
2 character-based Venn
1 setting-based Venn
1 character-based web (reusable)
>Mapping activity >Two page creative/art activity based on celebrating culture with a game (as happens in the novel) >Novel-based crossword puzzle >Essay topic with detailed questions & ideas to consider while brainstorming, and, to guide students in determining how they feel about topic. Can work for both argumentative or expository essay. >Additional activities & ideas for the classroom: Web links for activities related to novel themes & topics. >Book review form is a reusable. Can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource. QUESTIONS Four types of questions:
Short Response (complete sentences not required)
Complete Response (complete sentences required)
Example Questions >How does Kiera decide to honor Anubis? >What particularly special item does Kix get in the mail? >Who would say it? Mark M for Malcolm and K for Kiera. >Why does Emerald fly across her room? >When Steph learns about Dred, what does she say Kix should do? >What is Congo Square Arena named after? >At the bottom of page 276, what simile is used to describe Kix’s panic? >Use three words or phrases to describe what kind of person you think Dred is. >Why does Malcolm want to end SLAY? Three+ sentence minimum >On pages 158-159, Kix wonders how it can be legal to sue the game, to sue her. Why does she think it can’t be right or legal? Two+ sentence minimum >T / F Annette SLAYs. >T / F Steph has her sister’s back.
<>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.