This product contains eleven Thinking Maps based on the book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. These are not blackline masters but rather to be used as guides when creating Thinking Maps with your students.
In regards to comprehension, decoding a book is not enough. It is when students are able to understand what they have read that they can be considered REAL readers.
Multiple comprehension strategies are the focus through the use of Thinking Maps including prediction, visualization, making connections, summarizing, questioning, and making inferences.
Thinking Maps can help students see what they have comprehended, to make their comprehension clearer, even to go deeper with Thinking Maps as the supportive strategy to ensure student success!
Be on the look out for more Reading Comprehension with Thinking Maps products including "A Porcupine Named Fluffy!" It is a great companion story for Chrysanthemum!
* FREE Thinking Map templates included!