This instructional literature guide provides activities that incorporate the following researched-based literacy skills: Close reading tasks Text-dependent questions Text-based vocabulary practice Cross-curricular activities Leveled comprehension questions Story elements comprehension tasks Reader response writing prompts Diverse and relevant assessmentAligned to Common Core State Standards (CCSS).Copyright 2017. Middle school, high school. Reproducible. 8 x 11 inches. Softcover. 72 pages.