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Resource A: Chapter 1 checklist

Read the opening chapter of your text and write your responses under each question below.

Use your responses to talk about your text with other students and your teacher.

Text title: __________________________ 

Author: _________________________ 

After reading the first chapter:

What do you know about the characters that have been introduced so far?

What would you like to find out about them? 

Where is the story set? 

What major events have happened in the storyline? 

What has the opening chapter challenged you to think about?

Can you identify any ideas or issues? 

Has the story caught your interest?

Have you found the text difficult to read or understand?

Are you keen to read on? 

Published on: 25 Nov 2010