This 39 page packet contains 34 pages of nonfiction reading responses and parent information sheets that promote higher-level thinking skills in young children (grades 1-3). A set of parent tip sheets are included to strengthen home/school communication. These responses are currently used with success in a first grade classroom.
There are many nonfiction reading responses included that can be used in a variety of ways and can be used all year long. Differentiation is easy with variations of the same response (more spaces to write, etc.).
Included are a table of contents, CCSS that are covered and a list of suggestions on how to use the responses in this packet.
Responses in this Packet Include the Following:
-Telling the difference between nonfiction and fiction texts
-Warming-up to read
-Activating background knowledge
-Comparing two texts on same topic
-Asking questions before, during, after reading
-Finding /using text features
-Gaining information from both pictures and words
*Parent Tip Sheets are also included to cut apart and send home.