Character Response RL2.3
-This pack is packed full of ideas and resources to use while you are teaching the CCSS standard RL 2.3. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the pack is still valuable to use when teachings students how to describe story elements, focusing on describing challenges the
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Characters Respond to Major Events & Challenges~ Common Core RL 2.3: This toolkit contains all the essential resources for introducing and reviewing character traits, feelings, and responses to major events or challenges. The graphic organizers, journal activities, and interactive notebook templ
Reading Graphic Organizers for Literature, Common Core Grades 4-8 Reading Response. This product includes over 90 reading graphic organizers for teaching the Common Core Reading Literature Standards.
These are specifically designed to fit inside interactive notebooks, but can certainly be used even
This is a response sheet that you can use as you teach recognizing how a character responds to a major event or challenge. You can make this into a poster, use under the document camera, and/or make copies for the kids to use independently.
Here are some titles of great books to use with this sheet:
R.L.2.3 Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Draw about it and write about it. Push students to use higher order thinking skills to apply their knowledge of how a character responds to a challenge.
This packet includes graphic organizers to use when discussing Character Response in stories.
Includes: 4 Graphic Organizers: Major Event —> How did the character/characters respond? What does the character say? What does the character do? What challenges does the characte
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Trying to figure out how to teach theme through character response to a challenge? Use this worksheet in a guided reading small group, as a classroom close read, or as an assessment to see if your students have mastered find and defending a theme.
Major Event and Character Response Graphic Organizers are the perfect addition to your guided reading lessons. These graphic organizers help students to organize their thinking and make sense of the text. Various formats are included to make differentiation easy. There are graphic organizers for dra
After students have read (or been read to) Hey, Little Ant by Phillip and Hannah Hoose, they can be given this activity to enhance reading comprehension and focus in on characters responding to events or challenges in a text.
Meets the CCSS RL.2.3 and RL.2.7
This product is perfect to use when teaching character challenge and response. This includes differentiated worksheets.
-writing graphic organizers
-writing response worksheets
-Some focus on challenge only, response only, and others include both challenge and response.
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This pack is perfect for teaching characterization. This pack includes:
* A poster to describe what a character trait is
*List of character traits
*Character Trait/Evidence from the text recording sheet
*Internal/External character traits recording sheet
*Character changes recording sheets
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Gingerbread Character Traits Reading Passage - This unit will save you a ton of planning time and allow your students to have an engaging learning experience. No need to hunt for reading material that aligns with standards.
Gingerbread Contest Reading Passage (Color and Black/White)
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You provide the classic children’s story, and this pack provides the activities! This pack features 5 days of close reading activities. Activities include
These graphic organizers help students recongnize how characters respond to major events or challenges (Common Core Standard). There are 4 organizers for Ch.2-5. Students compare/contrast 2 characters responses to an event. They write what the characters say and do, draws how the characters felt, de
Yes,Virginia Cloe Read. This close reading works with a beautiful Christmas story, Yes Virginia by Chris Plehal. This is a week long unit that can emerge your students in standards while focusing on the holiday spirit.
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Reading and Discussion Tasks including:
This supplemental pack is aligned to the Journeys 2011/2012, 2014, and 2017 curriculum for 6th grade. Upon opening the zip file, simply select the lesson that matches the publication year of your curriculum.
This Journeys Grade 6 supplemental pack is created to supplement Unit 6, Lesson 28 (Vanishi
This graphic organizer assists students in identifying the theme in a story or drama, identifying characters and their response to challenges, and summarizing the text. It is aligned with Common Core Standard RL5.2.
These plans are for use with the Journeys reading series lesson 22 Gloria Who Might Be My Best Friend leveled readers. Skills covered are: rhyming words, accuracy, fluency, homophones, idioms, character traits, and character responses to challenges.
You will find 2 great graphic organizers to use for character’s response to major events or challenges.
You will find an organizer for one character’s response AND an organizer for two different character’s responses.
Also, there is a small section at the bottom to write about and discuss character
Students will describe how the character responded
to a major event and compare it to how they would have responded. Then they can illustrate what they wrote.
RL 2. 3- Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
RL 2.6 Acknowledge differences in the points of view of
This graphic organizer assists students in identifying the theme of a story, drama, or poem; naming the characters; determining the challenge and the character's response to that challenge; explaining the lesson/moral of the text; and writing a summary. It is aligned with Common Core Standard RL5.2.
These 64 question cards for literature will help your students engage in meaningful and insightful discussions about the books they are reading. The cards address setting, characters, plot, theme, author's purpose, mood, tone and more. Students will need to use reading strategies such as inference,
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This 2nd Grade Spiral Reading resource is perfect for Reading HOMEWORK, Reading MORNING WORK, or a DAILY READING REVIEW! These on-level passages and text dependent questions build in complexity each week, as more skills are introduced. All questions are EDITABLE and easy to differentiate to fit you
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My listening center response forms are a great way for your students to respond to a listening center story!
You can model completing the listening center forms using this PDF on your interactive white board or by using a hard copy of the forms.
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“A Long Walk to Water” by Linda Sue Park
NYS Module One; Unit One
This product is a Zip File Which Includes 3 PowerPoint Presentation; 9 PDF Files; 2 WORD Documents; student examples and the New York State Module included in word documents for reference.
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These menus are a fun-filled way to incorporate a variety of reading responses throughout the entire school year!
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