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Want to set up buddy reading with another classroom? Buddy reading with another class can be a great experience for both the older and younger buddy. This resource is designed to keep buddy reading purposeful and engaging for both students. This pack has everything to get you rolling! You get 2 get to know you activities, a "photo booth", coaching bookmarks, a booklet cover, a sheet to record books they read, and 15 response sheets.
There are 5 response sheets for nonfiction, which focus on:
- Know, Wonder, Learn
- Recording interesting facts
- Opinion writing
- Animals - can, have, are
- Animals - mini research template
There are 10 response sheets for fiction, which focus on:
- favorite part
- 5 W's
- making connections
- asking questions
- rhyming words
- book review
This pack will keep your buddy reading time fresh and new throughout the year.
A second set of the same response sheets are provided that you can use for buddy reading with same age buddies. The directions are slightly different, but the response activity is the same. This way you can use it for Read to Someone during Daily 5 and / or literacy centres within your class.
Teacher tips are provided, too!
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