Graphic Organizers for Story Elements, Reading Comprehension, and Reader's Response
*Beginning and End- Write about the character at the beginning of the story and at the end. How did they change or grow?
*Character Analysis-What the character sees, feel, does and thinks
*Character Puzzle-How did the character look, act? What did they say? How did they change?
*Main Character- Draw the character, list some of their traits
*Compare-a-Story- Compare and Contrast 2 stories
*Comparing Stories Venn Diagram
*Problem and Solution Boxes- What was the problem in the story? How was it resolved?
*Prediction-Before reading, I predict this book is about..., After reading I know this book is about...
*Reading Predictions-By just looking at the cover, back and taking a quick skim through the book, I wonder..., After reading, I know...
*When you read, ask yourself: Where did this happen? (setting) Who were the most important character?, What was the prolem? What were the events?-first, next last, What was the solution? How was the problem solved?
*Building a Story- The character wants something, the character tried to get it, But and So fill in
*Story Map- Title, Author, Illustrator, Setting, Characters, Beginning, Middle, End, Problem, Solution
*Story Train- Beginning, MIddle, End
*Question It- Who, What, Where, When, Why
*My Opinion-I thought this book was..., I would or would not recommend this book because...., Something I would add or take out of the story...
*The End-If I could write a different end to the story, it would be...