Building a Reading Process using the American Girl Felicity Unity Study
Here is a ready-to-go unit, with a complete set of questions and much more for the book "Meet Felicity."
Help students get excited and curious about new material before they begin to read.
What are you wondering about as you look at the cover and back of your book?
Use a character scrapbook to draw & record important character traits while reading.
Word Splash can also be used to predict the story.
Being a proficient reader involves both decoding the words and comprehending what has been read.
Wait, what’s going on here?
Asking questions while reading is a great way to build comprehension skills.
Book studies can be used as a model of how to ask questions while reading, in order to become better readers. Children will begin to internalize the strategy and use it independently when they read.
After reading provide students with a way to summarize, reflect, and question what they have just read.
Tell me the story in your own words.
Use the reader's response to retell the most important events in the story.
Main Idea page-What is the main message of this book?
Write a story about where you and your favorite character from the story meet, and what types of things you would do together.
Finally, the students demonstrate their understanding of the book by writing an acrostic poem.
*Comprehension Answer Key Included