Explain what the author wanted us to learn by asking and answering questions about key details in a text.
Make connections to what it means to be a good friend and part of a strong team.
Book: Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie by Laura Rankin
What lesson did Ruthie learn? How can you use that lesson at school?
Why does Ruthie lie about the camera?
How does Ruthie feel after saying the camera was hers? Why?
What advice do Ruthie’s parents give her? Why?
Why did Mrs. Olsen’s desk seem so far away?
How does Mrs. Olson respond when Ruthie admits she did not take the camera? How does that make Ruthie feel?
How did Ruthie’s feelings change from the beginning of the story to the end? Why?
what really happened
something that is not true
the ability to do something even when it is hard