Graphic Organizers: Using Text Evidence to Write About Reading

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Using text evidence to Write About Reading! Meaningful reader response activities to use with any fiction story you choose! This resource encourages students to use text evidence to complete graphic organizers and short responses. TEXT EVIDENCE is explained, evidence based terms are included and many prompts are given throughout. These student friendly, common core aligned activities will accompany any reading program nicely. You can use these graphic organizers, reader response sheets and dig deeper pages to reinforce the essential skills and strategies our students need to succeed!


2 “Tips for Teachers” pages

18 Graphic Organizers

15 Reader Response Pages

1 “Reader Checklist” self assessment

1 “Comprehension Questions” Page

1 “What is Evidence?” Page

1 “Evidence Based Terms” Page

3 Extended Response Pages

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SKILLS/STRATEGIES Addressed in this Resource: Main Idea, Setting, Point of View, Theme, Character Traits, Character Analysis, Cause and Effect, Summary, Author’s Purpose, Inference, Predict, Making Text Connections, Visualize, Writing a Short Response and Using Text Evidence.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.
Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.


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