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Discussion Questions

After reading a book at home, choose a question from one of the following areas to discuss. Every response should be supported with evidence from the text. This type of discussion supports the work that is done in the school. 

Before Reading

What are three questions that you had while reading the first part of this story?

What are three things that you

After Reading

Create a summary in your own words. Include important characters, events, and details from the beginning, middle and end of the story.

Literal Comprehension.

List 3:

 

 

Select the most important information to record on the graphic organizer below.

Title:

Setting:

Characters:

Events:

Resolution:

Interpretation:

Explain how you think this happened____________________________

How did the character’s feelings change in this story?

Why do you think some people choose to use_? Why do you think ___?

 What do you think the character learned about himself?

How do you think the character felt when___. Tell why she may have felt that way.

Why do you think…

How did the character’s feelings about___ change in this story?

What do you think would happen if ...

Why do you think he wanted to____?

Why do you think they are able to ---?

Tell how characters are similar and different.

List how characters  are similar and different

Similarities                            Differences

 List how ___ and ___ are similar and different.

How do you think the character felt when________________? Use information to support your answer.

How did the character’s feelings change? Use information from the story to support your answer.

Reflection:

 What do you think is the most important message of this story? Tell why you think this message is important.

What do you think was an important decision that the character made in this story? Tell why it was an important decision.

What do you think is the most important thing you learned in this book? Tell why you think it is important.

What is the most important...

 

What do you admire most about___? Tell why.

What do you think is the most important thing that___ do? Tell why you think this is important.

What do you think was an important thing that the character learned from this experience? Tell why you think it was important.

Metacognative Awareness-

 Choose one  strategy that helped you to understand the text.

 

Give at least 2 specific examples from this book that show how you used this comprehension strategy.