Workbook for "The Trip" by Sona Charaipotra
A short story from
Come On In: 15 Stories About Immigration and Finding Home
Pgs. 1-4: Reading comprehension questions & vocab
Pg. 3: Post-reading extended response
Pg. 5: Plotline graphic organizer
Pg. 6: Character graphic organizer
Pg. 7: Story Review Form
Pg. 8: Key
> 30 reading comprehension questions
> Three types of questions:
- Short Response (complete sentences not required)
- Written Response (complete sentences required)
> Some questions are 'no wrong answer' or sketch style responses - to encourage independent thinking and creative engagement.
> Story review form AND plotline graphic organizer are career-long re-usables (can be reused with no changes for stories, books, film, and epic poetry).
> Character graphic organizer is specific to the story, not generic.
> Themes: racial profiling, immigrant experience, xenophobia, fear
<>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 7-8th grade level.
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