What are some important questions a 7th grader should be able to answer after or while reading Ship Breaker? Especially one that lives in New Orleans?
There are certain questions that are universal: which character do you most relate to and why? What are the primary external and internal conflicts? Would you have handled these conflicts differently? If so, how? Did the ending sufficiently wrap up all the loose ends? If not, how would you write a more satisfying conclusion?