Order #: CCP2524
Reading Level: 5-6
Total Page: 55
Author: Nat Reed
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In this Literature Kitô, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connections between what they know and what they will learn. The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration of the text through creative and evaluative short-answer questions and journal prompts. Also included are writing tasks, graphic organizers, comprehension quiz, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text.
About the Novel:
When You Reach Me is a Newbery Medal winning story about a young girl and her New York City world. Miranda lives in a run-down apartment with her mother in New York City during the 1970ís. Propelled by interesting characters, Mirandaís world starts to unravel, as her friend Sal gets punched by a kid on the street for no reason and stops talking to Miranda; her motherís hidden emergency key is stolen; and a mysterious note arrives claiming to save her friendís life. In the background is a subplot involving Mirandaís motherís upcoming appearance on the television show, The $20,000 Pyramid. When You Reach Me is a science fiction novel that brings together time travel and mystery to a real-world story about a young girlís strange world.