Reading and writing go hand and hand. Have your students use this journal during guided reading for a more interactive experience. Students will keep track of their reading and respond to skill focused writing prompts using the friendly letter format. Students will use the skill focused bookmarks to practice reading skills and understand how to use them to deepen their comprehension. This journal is easy to put together, aligned with the Common Core Standards, and gives students time to monitor silent reading independently. Use this during reading instruction and watch your students blossom!
This journal set includes:
-19 skill focused bookmarks with writing prompts
(context clues, determining main idea and analyzing details, dialogue, tone, sequence of events, text structure, cause and effect, fact and opinion, genre, author's purpose, making inferences, point of view, making predictions, story organization, analyzing characters in fictional text, summarizing, connecting to the text, figurative language, questioning strategies, and conflict)
-Friendly Letter Format Sheet
-Sample Friendly Letter
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