Making Connections Reading Resource

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Differentiate your book clubs with this easy-to-use reading journal that will help students focus making connections. This reading journal can be used with any novel to create a four week (or fewer) book club unit. Students focus on making deep, meaningful connections with the text. Ideal for the 40 book challenge, literature circles, and reading workshop.

Easy to use - print and cut to create a reading journal booklet or glue into student notebooks. Students can customize their notebook with the choice between two covers.

Differentiate by choosing books that are appropriate for your readers. The groups can set their reading schedule and meetings.

You can use this resource over and over again with a wide range of novels!

No crazy cutting -- these are the perfect size to glue right into a composition book or spiral. Or, hole punch and use brads. Easy & ready to use!

This resource includes:
♥ suggestions for use
♥ two choices for the cover
♥ preview of novel
♥ schedule for your group
Part I
♥ summary
♥ vocabulary collector
♥ what's the setting
♥ characters in part I
♥ making connections -- text to self
♥ the conflict in part I
Part II
♥ summary
♥ vocabulary collector
♥ making connections -- text to text
♥ the conflict in part II
Part III
♥ summary
♥ vocabulary collector
♥ making connections -- text to world
♥ the conflict in part III
Part IV
♥ summary
♥ vocabulary collector
♥ making connections -- review and depth
♥ the conflict in part IV
End of novel activities:
♥ Let's take a closer look: favorite parts & visualization
♥ Visualization practice - illustrating a favorite passage
♥ Reflection on how reading changes readers
♥ Novel review and recommendations
♥ 20 discussion questions that you can assign to groups for jigsaw or fishbowl discussions, assessments, exit questions, or writing prompts
♥ Rubric makes it easy for you to assess the journal

26 student pages - two printed on each sheet. Plus, two cover choices. You can custom create journals for your students -- differentiate to meet their needs.

Please check out the preview for all the goodies!

This resource is ready to use! Provide your students the texts, and they can work at their own pace. Perfect for differentiation, book clubs, guided reading, and whole class instruction. Great sub lesson as well. Student paced!!

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This super-easy reading journal works well with Create Your Own Reading Journal

Here are other products that will help coordinate your reading program -- 40 book challenge or not! Love Those Reading Badges!

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Total Pages
17
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Making Connections Reading Resource
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