Bridge to Terabithia (Katherine Paterson) In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connections between what they know and what they will learn. The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration of the text through creative and evaluative short-answer questions and journal prompts. Also included are writing tasks, graphic organizers, comprehension quiz, test prep, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text. About the Novel: A Dramatic and fascinating story of friendship! Jesse Aarons a fourth grader loves to run; once the fastest and best runner at Lark Creek Elementary School in Virginia, until he was challenged by a girl, Leslie Burke! Leslie and her parents were new to this community and they soon became best friends; their relationship was a strong one. Then, Leslie gets a great idea to create Terabithia, a secret place in the woods only for themselves. One day, while Jess is not there, Leslie tries to cross the bridge to Terebithia but she falls in and drowns. When Jesse finds out he is devastated. Soon after the Burke family moves away but he believes that she has taught him something. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.