This novel study is the perfect companion to Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix. Students will use the reading response activities to boost understanding, show their comprehension, and engage with the book in different ways. It incorporates different aspects of reading, including comprehending, inferring, making connections, questioning, summarizing, evaluating, and synthesizing.
Comprehension questions are included for each couple of chapters of this novel. These can be used as written activities or as a basis for oral, whole-class discussions. Your students will not only answer questions to show their understanding but also to make predictions and connections to their own lives.
Supplementary activities are also included for each chapter. These will allow students to dive deeper into the novel, and incorporate other essential skills using graphic organizers. Activities include:
- Author Biography
- Character Attribute Webs
- Drawing a Blueprint
- Quotation Marks
- Common vs Proper Nouns
- Writing a Newspaper Article
- Sequencing and Transition Words
- Character Venn Diagrams
- Making Connections to Self, Texts, and the World
- Creating a Comic Strip
- Cause and Effect
- Creating an Advertisement
- The 5 W's
- Beginning, Middle, End
Make student booklets and have them complete all the activities or pick and choose the ones that best suit your classroom goals.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "I will be using this as an out of class book study for my Pre-AP students. I love that it will help to reinforce many of the taught concepts through the book." Brenda E.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "Everything I look for in a novel study. A few check for understanding questions for each chapter/section and a mini lesson that coordinates with the chapters. Thank you so much." Amanda V.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "We just finished this book and I loved this novel study. It gave me a great idea if my students understood what they were reading. Very useful!" Rebecca J.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "I love this book. We used it as a 6th grade novel study years ago and I am bringing it back this year. I really like this novel study packet. It incorporates a lot of different types of activities. Great job creating it." Elaine L.