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.
Three types of questions
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.
-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. Great modified or alternative resource for struggling learners. Novel workbook comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking (a few are); they are roughly 7th grade level.