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Connect to Text: Students connect their reading to another text and write about it.
Connect to World: Students connect their reading to something going on in the world, community, or school and write about it!
Connect to Self: Students connect their reading to a life experience and write about it!
Adjective-itus: Students come up with 5 awesome adjectives and write how they apply to their reading.
Hastags & Tweet It: Student create 3 hashtags that describe the text. Students summarize and tweet what they read in 40 characters or less.
Status Update: Students create a Facebook profile picture and status update for two characters based on their reading.
Words: Students find and record 3 WOW words and use context clues to help them guess what it means.
Quotes: Students find 3 qoutes that are memorable or important to that piece of text.
Illustrate it: Students draw a picture of the setting, character, event, etc. to express what they read. They write a short paragraph to explain their illustration.
Dear Diary: Students write a diary entry from the perspective of a character based on their reading for that day.
Timeline: Students create a timeline of events for the text so far.
Playlist: Students create a playlist of 3 songs that is inspired by the text. They write a brief explanation of why they chose the songs.
Poetry: Students write a short poem based on their reading.
**Print on cardstock or regular paper. Be sure your printer is aligned to print double-sided.***