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First Day of ELA "Book Talk" Activity

First Day of ELA "Book Talk" Activity
First Day of ELA "Book Talk" Activity
First Day of ELA "Book Talk" Activity
First Day of ELA "Book Talk" Activity
First Day of ELA "Book Talk" Activity
First Day of ELA "Book Talk" Activity
First Day of ELA "Book Talk" Activity
First Day of ELA "Book Talk" Activity
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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First Day of School "Book Talk" Activity for Middle and High School Students

This product features an engaging "Book Talk" activity that will have your new students thinking, writing, speaking, and moving on the very first day of school. In this activity, they must choose between 6 different quotes about literature and articulate why the quote aligns with their perspective on reading. I use this lesson every year to set the tone for what I expect in ELA - it is a great way to gain insight about their current attitudes towards reading while they get to know one another with a higher level thinking activity as opposed to the same-old, same-old icebreaker.

Product includes:
- Comprehensive Lesson Plan
- "Book Talk" Sheet for students to fill out
- 6 Corresponding "Book Quote" signs to hang up around your room

Though I utilize this product on the first day of school, it really can be used all year long. I hope that it is as successful in your class as it is in mine!

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Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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