A Million Shades of Gray by Cynthia Kadohata Text Messaging Comprehension Activity
Common Core Reading Standards: 2, 3, 5, and 6
This is a reading comprehension activity that will work with any novel but is set up for this specific one. This activity will have your students send "text" messages to the author, a character in the story, a friend about a favorite part, and a teacher about what he/she liked about the story. We have found this to be a very enjoyable activity that encourages comprehension of the story in a unique way.
Included in the packet is a template cell phone for each activity, along with over 30 text abbreviations for the students to use (but we are sure that your students will know many, many more!).
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