It is incredibly important for students to write about what they are reading to aide in their comprehension of the material. Some students have the ability to write about what they read without prompts or guidance, but some need assistance. If your students are struggling coming up with what to write after they have completed their independent reading, then this download is the perfect fit for your classroom. It includes 8 pages of activities students can use whether reading at home or in school independently. Some of the worksheets are simple prompts with questions and others are creative ways for students to show their understanding of the material.
-Reading Log Responses - a list of questions/prompts students can use to generate ideas after reading.
-Think Aloud Worksheet
-Sketch to Stretch - Students will sketch images after each reading for two weeks and then use those illustrations to help them write a summary.
-IR task - Generate a written response based on author's message, their emotional connection to the story and connections to what they already know.
-Prompt Worksheet - Students will generate questions on their reading based on specific types of questions.
-Character Sketch - Take notes on a character's physical appearance and personality while using textual evidence as support.
-Analyzing the Text Worksheet - a worksheet with 7 questions helping students to think critically about the text.