1

Chapters to read: 1&2

Strategy

Predicting

Directions: Using the title,
illustrations, and what
you’ve read in the first two
chapters, what do you think
the book is going to be
about? Give reasons for your
answer.

2

Chapters to read: 3&4

Strategy

Sequencing

Directions: Write what
happened first, second, and
then last in the two chapters
that you read.

Strategy

Connecting

Directions: What
connections can you make
to the book so far? Circle
your connection.
Text-to-text
Text-to-self

First

Text-to-world
How did you connect to
book? Use specific examples.

Then
Respond:

Respond:

Last

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What caused the
misunderstanding between
Evan and Jess? Why do you
think Even didn’t want to
join Jess and Megan’s
lemonade stand?
Respond:
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3

Chapters to read: 5&6

Recall: What does the “WHJ”
club really stand for?
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5

Chapters to read: 7&8

Strategy

Word Work

Directions: Search through
the book and find 6-8 new
words. Write the words on
the lines and then create a
word search. Share it with a
book club member when
you’re finished.

Strategy

Thick Questions

Come up with one thick
question and two possible
answers.
Possible Answer

Title: The
Lemonade War
Author: Jacqueline Davis

Question

Possible Answer

Name: _________________
Recall: What did Megan do
for Jess when she said she
was nervous about 4th grade?
Do you think Megan is nice?
Why or why not?
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Recall: Why did Jess ruin
Evan’s lemonade by putting
fruit flies in it?
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Group Members:
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6

Chapters to read: 9&10

Chapters to read: 11&12

I am Poem

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Directions: Take on the role
of a character! Write this
poem from their point of
view.

I am ____________________________

I am (two special characteristics)
I wonder (something you’re

I want __________________________

curious about)
I want (an actual desire)
I am (repeat first line of poem)
I pretend (something you pretend
to do)
I feel (a feeling about something
imaginary)
I worry (something that bothers
you)
I cry (something that makes you
sad)
I am (repeat first line of poem)
I understand (something you
know is true)
I say (something you believe in)
I dream (something you dream
about)
I try (something you make an
effort to do)
I hope (something you hope for)
I am (repeat first line of poem)

You try! Write your new
poem on the next page.

I wonder_____________________

Story Elements
Directions: Fill out the
following information about
the book.
Title:

I am ____________________________
I pretend _______________________

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Main Characters:
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I feel ___________________________
I worry ______________________

*
Settings:
*

I cry ____________________________
I am ____________________________
I understand ___________________

*
*
Problem:
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I say ___________________________
I dream _______________________

Recall:

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Is Evan going to give Jess
her money back? Would you
if you were Evan? Why or
why not?
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I try ____________________________
I hope __________________________
I am ____________________________

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Solution:
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1

Chapters to read: 13&14

I am Poem for:
Strategy

Recapping

Brain TV
Directions: What did you see
in your brain TV during this
book? Draw a picture and
write a description.

Directions: Overall, how did
you feel about this book?
Answer the following
questions!
I’d give this book:

Title: The
Lemonade War
Author: Jacqueline Davis

Who was your favorite
character? Explain why.
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There is a sequel (a second
book). What do you think
this book is about?

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Recall:

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What was your favorite part
of the book?
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Book Critic

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Name: _________________

Group Members:
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