WORKBOOK:Chapter Questions, Graphic Organizers, Vocab Activities, Review Form
Pg. 1: Cover Page
Pgs. 2-20: Chapter questions and vocab activities
Pg. 9: Graphic Organizer (focus is character development)
Pg. 21: Graphic Organizer (focus is story elements using 'story mountain' organizer)
Pg. 22: Book Review Form. This can be used for ANY book/story! A GREAT resource all year long! Asks student to: describe protagonist, summarize book, tell if they recommend it (or not) and why, and star rate it.
Pgs. 23-28: Answer key
>Covers whole novel
>Questions for every chapter
>250 chapter questions total
>Vocabulary activity for each chapter (matching)
Graphic Organizers >The character graphic organizer is specific to the text.
>Story plot graphic organizer. This organizer can be with any text
>Book Review Form. This can be used for ANY book/story! A GREAT resource all year long! Asks student to: describe protagonist, summarize book, state why they recommend it (or not) and why, and star rate it.
>About 7% of questions are open-ended thought questions to encourage independent thinking. The rest have right/wrong answers.
-When will prisoners be taken into the stadium again?
-Why does Shauzia have to dress as a boy and work?
-What makes Parvana “put her anger away”?
-The reader learns that Parvana’s parents had a chance to leave Afghanistan at one time. What was father’s reason for why they needed to stay? Two sentences minimum.
-How would you describe Mrs. Weera’s attitude? Two sentences minimum.
-How are Shauzia’s and Parvana’s lives similar? Two sentences minimum.
-Mrs. Weera and mother are breaking Taliban law.
-Parvana feels proud of herself at the end of the day.
<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resources for special education or below-level learners. Novel workbook comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking (a few are); they are roughly 7th grade level.