Reach reluctant readers with the semi-autobiographical novel Playground by 50 Cent. This printable guide features discussion questions and activities aligned with common core standards for reading and writing. Students will examine aspects of 50 Cent's life that influence the story, which provides a glimpse into the mind of a bully and explores themes of transformation and change.
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