The nasty villain, Dr. Words, makes students feel as though they are drowning in endless, difficult words. Use this anchor chart, and tap into the power of "The Super Readers." Horrible words will turn into fascinating stories.
I use this to help empathize with struggling readers. They feel like they are drowning when they are given a long passage with no pictures. My students earn a trading card when they read a chapter book, or longer passage. It is amazing what kids will do for a trading card!!