The Tiger Rising
Comprehension Guide Activity Reading
Reading Common Core Standards: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
This is a reading comprehension activity packet and answer key for The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo. 12-year-old Rob Horton has recently moved with his father to a motel in Lister,
. Ever since his mother's death, Rob has shut up his feelings in a big "suitcase" and clamped it down tight. He is determined that nothing will make him cry again--not the bullies who torment him at his new school, not the ugly rash on his legs, and especially not missing his mother, whom he is very skilled at not-thinking about. But then two extraordinary things happen: Rob discovers a real-life tiger, pacing back and forth in a cage near the motel where he lives. On that same day, he meets Sistine Bailey… Florida
This is one of the most comprehensive reading packets you will find directly related to this specific book. Included are comprehension questions for each chapter with an emphasis on reading strategies such as: visualizing, summarizing, predicting, connections, and more. Also included is key vocabulary for each chapter. In addition to the above, there is also a guided reading rubric to assess your students in areas such as: fluency, comprehension, vocabulary and predicting, along with an assessment tool to use for scoring when working with groups of children.
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