Characters and Character traits: use the character traits list to help students describe characters in stories on the character page.
Character page: describe 3 characters from any story assigned or chosen.
Text Evidence for character traits
Problem and solution
Beginning, middle, end
Fiction vs. Nonfiction
Cause and effect
Moral/Lesson of the story
Flash Cards/Memory Matching Cards
Matching definitions to literary terms
Student created personal Literary Terms Glossary
All activities can be reduced at 85% and placed into reading response notebooks or sent home for response to reading homework.***
Choose an appropriate comprehension sheet for any self-selected, listening center, literacy circle or shared story.
Develop fluency and proficiency with repetitive use of organizers and terms.
Differentiate for grade level/reading level with the level of support given from teacher and/or the depth of expectations.
Covers these common core standards:
Kindergarten: RL K.1, K.2, K.3, K.6, K.7, RI K.1, K.2., K.7
FIRST: RL 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7 RI 1.1, 1.2, 1.7
SECOND: RL 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7 RI 2.1, 2.2, 2.6, 2.7