Novel Study: The One and Only Ivan: Discussion Guide #1

Novel Study: The One and Only Ivan: Discussion Guide #1

Engage your students with discussion questions as they read the first part of Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan. This two-page discussion guide focuses on chapters 1–38 (hello - lucky), which correspond to pages 1–67 in the 2012 Harper Collins edition of the novel. This guide includes scaffolded comprehension and analysis questions, as well as questions that encourage readers to make personal connections to the story. For sample student responses, click "View answer key." If you're looking for vocabulary support, head over to for relevant lists and practice. Be sure to check out our related worksheets in the Novel Study: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate set.

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