Johanna by JANE YOLEN
A. Pre-Reading About the Author
l. Think Before You Read
Answer the following questions:
1. Have you ever walked in the woods at night? If so, how did you feel? Were you confident or scared?
2. What are some of the problems wild animals face during the winter?
3. Do you read fairy tales or fantasies? In what ways are they different from realistic stories?
2. Story Preview
Read the preview of the story and try to guess the meaning of the words in bold print.