Give your early middle school students the tools to demonstrate their understanding and to share their thinking about the literature that they have read. Our flexible and open-ended resource can be used in conjunction with all varieties of literature. Increase your vocabulary with antonyms and synonyms to words you remember from the text. Demonstrate your understanding of the novel with a plot chart. Apply what you know by writing a detailed letter to a character from the book. Write your own ending based on your analysis of the novel. Find quotes from the characters and evaluate why each one was important. Be creative and rewrite a part of the story from a different point of view. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, reproducible and hands-on activities, crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.