Understanding what you read

  • Highlight details in the story about important characters and events
  • Use a ‘Somebody Wanted But So’ Chart to organize events
  • Write a coherent summary based on the chart

Compare and Contrast two versions of the same story

  • Use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast a book and movie of the same story
  • Write about the biggest difference between the two and how it changed the story
  • Use details from the book as a basis for your argument
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