Student: "What do you mean you didn't have bottled water when you were a kid? What did you drink water out of?"
Me: "A glass."
Before I deal with the concepts in a novel, I often have students read the entire book and take a "Did you read it?" test that simply provides accountability. Two of my "DYRI?" tests are available on Teacherspayteachers this week. Click on the links below if you're interested.
The Things They Carried
The Bluest Eye