READING RESPONSE JOURNAL BUNDLE Questions, Prompts, Rubrics, For Any Novel

Literary Sherri
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    This Reading Response Journal covers 24 reading skills and can be used with any book! Perfect for novel studies, literature circles, independent reading novels, or responding to read-alouds. Keep students engaged, hold them accountable, and cover more than 20 reading, literature, and writing standards with this reading journal that can be used over and over again!

    With this bundle, you get both a printable PDF and digital slides, making this resource perfect for any combination of in-class instruction, distance learning, hybrid learning, asynchronous learning, at-home learning, or independent student-directed learning.

    Digital pages are available in Google Slides™, which can be pushed to Google Classroom™ or Microsoft OneDrive™ (instructions included).

    Questions, journal prompts, graphic organizers, and guided writing assignments build comprehension, critical thinking, analysis, and metacognition skills, helping students think deeply and write about their reading and about elements of literature, which research indicates is one of the most effective ways we can help students. Best of all, a choice of writing prompts on every journal page allows this resource to be used over and over again throughout the year while keeping students engaged!

    USE THIS READING JOURNAL WITH:

    • Literature Circles
    • Independent Reading
    • Whole-Class Novel Studies
    • Reading Groups
    • Read-Alouds
    • SSR (Silent Sustained Reading)
    • DEAR (Drop Everything and Read)

    SKILLS COVERED:

    • Pre-reading
    • Summarizing
    • Predicting
    • Inferring
    • Identifying Setting
    • Comparing & Contrasting
    • Identifying Protagonist and Antagonist
    • Characterization
    • Symbolism
    • Point of View
    • Conflict & Resolution
    • Theme
    • Static vs. Dynamic Characters
    • Tone
    • Making Connections
    • Asking Questions
    • Sequencing Events
    • Visualizing
    • Vocabulary Study
    • Plot Diagram, including exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution

    THIS RESOURCE INCLUDES:

    • Guidelines for students
    • 2 model pages
    • Journal cover
    • 12 journal pages
    • 8 author's craft (elements of literature) pages
    • Book review activities
    • Reading log for students
    • Record sheet for teachers
    • Grading rubrics (4-point and 10-point scales), learning objectives, and teaching tips

    DIFFERENTIATION:

    • Students choose between 2 - 3 prompts on every journal page
    • Definitions provided for challenging words
    • Scaffolded models using a range of reading levels
    • Easy-to-read fonts and non-distracting aesthetics
    • Some prompts include drawing responses

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    Total Pages
    64 pages
    Answer Key
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    Teaching Duration
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    Standards

    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
    Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
    Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
    Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
    Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

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