Order #: CCP2712
Reading Level: 7-8
Total Page: 55
Author: Lynda Allison
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In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every section, 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, test prep, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text.
About the Novel:
The Pearl tells the story of a man who tries to save his son, and finds the pearl that will help him do it. Kino's son Coyotito is stung by a scorpion. After the doctor denies to treat him, Kino finds a large pearl that he hopes to use as payment. News gets around and many people begin to want the pearl for themselves. One night, Kino is attacked and decides then and there to get rid of the pearl. He attempts to sell it at an auction that turns out to be a sham. Determined to get good money for the wondrous pearl, Kino decides to try his luck in the capital. During his journey, greed gets a hold of Kino. More and more dangers surround the family, until Kino is finally free from the cursed pearl. The Pearl is a story that explores evil, greed and man's nature. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.