1. What is the setting of the story? Does the story take place in the past? Present? Future? Country or city? Season? Weather? Time of day? What are the sights? Sounds?Tastes? Smells? What other details help you understand the place?
2. Think about why the author chose the setting? How does it enrich the story? Does it help the story come to life? Why/why not?
3. How does the setting compare to the setting in which you live? What is similar? What is different?
4. Do you think the setting will change drastically throughout the book? What will the different settings be? Make a prediction.