Amy’s Diary Level Guide

Category: Fiction
Guided Reading Level: Z
Grade Level Equivalent: 7-8+
Interest Level by Grade: 6-up
Educational Description: Amy’s Diary Series, realistic fiction, middle school-high school graphic novel, text structure: comic & journal entry, detailed illustrations enhance meaning and tone, mature themes and ideas, story elements: setting, plot and character development, point of view; 14 year old female main character, humorous tone, Comprehension strategies: make text to text, text to world and text to text connections, identify cause and effect relationships and changes from beginning to end of the story. Themes: High School, first love/romance, family, coming of age, friendship, girl drama