“Where I'm From” by Misa Sugiura from anthology Come On In: Workbook
Workbook for “Where I'm From” by Misa Sugiura
A short story from Come On In: 15 Stories About Immigration and Finding Home
Pgs. 1-6: Reading comp. questions short response. Sketching activities. Pg. 3: Extended writing response with two options Pg. 7: Plot graphic organizer Pg. 8: Character graphic organizer Pg. 9: Story review form Pg. 10: Key
> 30 reading comprehension questions >
Short Response (complete sentences not required)
Written Response (complete sentences required)
> Extended response question has two topics for S to select from. Each has warm-up questions to get S ideas 'rolling.'
> Use of the extended response/essay activity may add 1-4 days, depending on length and formatting requirements of the teacher. (The length requirement statement has a blank space for teacher to fill in.)
> "Written Response" questions are great for discussion as they're often reflective/no wrong answer style to encourage independent thinking and interpretation.
> 5Ws character graphic organizer is customized to the story. > Story review form AND plotline graphic organizer are (can be reused with no changes for stories, books, film, and epic poetry).
<>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. The extended response/essay activity is roughly 8-9th grade.