Friday, December 31, 2010

Small Steps The Year I Got Polio Reading Comprehension Guide

Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio Reading Comprehension Guide Key
Common Core Reading Standards: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

This is a reading comprehension activity packet and answer key for Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret. In 1948, twelve-year-old Peg Kehret starts to notice some twitching in her leg during her school choir class, so when she gets home, she and her parents go to see a doctor. It turns out that she is diagnosed with three types of polio.  She spends the next several months in a hospital fighting for her life.

This is one of the most comprehensive reading packets you will find directly related to this specific book. Included are chapter-by-chapter comprehension questions with a strong emphasis on reading strategies such as: visualizing, summarizing, predicting, connections, and more. Also included is a vocabulary word study with key vocabulary identified for each chapter. Also included is a guided reading rubric to assess your students and a useful assessment tool to use for scoring when working with groups of children.

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