Rebecca Stead, the author of the Newbery Medal novel When You Reach Me does an amazing job writing this story. Included in this activity are five thought provoking questions about the author’s purpose. Included is a teacher answer key that has examples of possible answers the students might have. The questions will lead to great discussions and probably responses that are better than the given answer key. Watch your students have a great discussion about this book when they are done reading! Click on either picture to access this activity.
Common Core Reading Standard Addressed: #6