This packet includes reading response activity templates and reading response menus. The only materials you will need for these activities are:
Pencil / Pen
“Reading Response” book/author slip (provided in this packet)
READING RESPONSE POSTERS
The reading response posters provide students with information about a particular reading response strategy (e.g., summarizing, predicting, inferring). The strategy is defined and question starters / sentence starters are provided for each strategy. Students should incorporate the sentence starters in their responses.
The templates provided in this packet can be used with a wide variety of books (fiction and nonfiction). Each template is self-explanatory, but some templates include instructions at the top of the page. Have students staple one of the “Reading Responses” papers at the top of their reading response organizer to identify what book/author they are referencing in their response.
READING RESPONSE MENU
Students select 3 activities to complete from the menu. Have students use either a template from this packet to respond to each of the activities or a lined piece of paper/notebook. Once again, have students staple one of the “Reading Responses” papers at the top of their reading response organizer to identify the book they are referencing. There are menus for fiction books, nonfiction books and chapter books. A rubric is also included.
There are so many wonderful uses for the posters, templates and menus presented in this packet. Please be sure to take a look at the preview to see if this packet is right for you and your students.