4

Read pages: 94-125

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

5

Read pages: 126-137

Strategy: Thick Questions
Directions: Come up with one thick
question and two possible answers.

Title: The View from
Saturday
Author: E.L. Konigsburg

Question:

Possible Answer #1:
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Possible Answer #2:
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Recall: What does “TIP” stand for?

Name: _______________________________

Recall: Mrs. Olinksi says she gets the
“good parking spots” at the mall, why?
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1

Read pages: 1-24

2

Strategy: Sequencing

Strategy: Predicting
Directions: Using the title, illustrations
(the cover of the book), 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.

Read pages: 24-57

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

3

Read chapters: 58-93

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

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text-to-world
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Then:

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Last:

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Recall: What do Nadia and her dad do
instead of going to Disney World?

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Explain your connection. Use examples
from your life and the book.

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6

Read pages: 139-145

Strategy: I am Poem

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Directions: Take on the role of a character!
Write this poem from their point of view.
You will write your actual poem on in the
box to the right.

I am _________________________________

I am (two special characteristics)
I wonder (something you’re 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 real)
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 know is true)
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)
Recall: Who is Marta hiding from?

7

I Am Poem For:

I wonder _____________________________
I want _______________________________

Read pages 146-160

Strategy: Story Elements
Directions: Fill out the following facts
about the book.
Title:
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I am _________________________________
I pretend _____________________________
I feel ________________________________
I worry _______________________________
I cry _________________________________

Main Characters:
*
*
*
Settings:

I am _________________________________

*

I understand __________________________

*

I say _________________________________

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I dream ______________________________
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*
Problem and Solution:
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I try _________________________________
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I hope _______________________________

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I am _________________________________

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xtra

Recapping

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

xtra

Book Critic

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

Title: The View from
Saturday
Author: E.L. Konigsburg

I’d give this book:

What was your favorite part from the
book? Use detail!
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Who was your favorite character? Explain
why!
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Name: _______________________________

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