111 pages 3 hours read

Tiffany D. Jackson

Monday's Not Coming

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2018

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Reading Questions & Paired Texts

Reading Check and Short Answer questions on key points are designed for guided reading assignments, in-class review, formative assessment, quizzes, and more.

Chapters 1-3, 4-5, and 6-8

Reading Check

1. Where has Claudia spent her summer?

2. What does Claudia’s Ma say she is leaving when she asks her daughter to check in with people on the way to and from school?

3. Where do Claudia and Monday go after school most days?

4. What land was Ed Borough, where Monday lived, built on?

5. What symbolic color does Claudia see in Monday?

6. Which teacher from seventh grade does Claudia still visit?

7. Who is April?

Short Answer

Answer each question in at least 1 complete sentence. Incorporate details from the text to support your response.

1. Why is Claudia worried about Monday?

2. How is school for Claudia without Monday?

Paired Resource


  • Scholastic’s website focuses on articles about teenagers.
  • Theme connection includes Coming of Age.
  • How would Claudia describe 8th grade?

Coming of Age: Adolescent Health

  • The World Health Organization presents information about adolescence, focusing on health.
  • This connects to the theme Coming of Age.
  • What impacts Claudia and Monday’s health?

Chapters 9-11, 12-16, and 17-20

Reading Check

1. Who is August?

2. What skill does Monday earn money for?


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