Reader Workout gives your students numerous ways to "workout" a reading skill addressed in Common Core literacy standards for second and third grade students. Includes several exercises to both teach a skill and perfect it! Perfect for small group instruction during Daily Five reading time, mini lessons, or literacy stations.
This edition of Reader Workout includes exercises to work on your students' skills of identifying character traits and properly describing characters in a text. Included are the following resources:
--Rosa Parks INFORMATIONAL TEXT and CHARACTER DESCRIPTION MAP
--Abraham Lincoln INFORMATIONAL TEXT and CHARACTER DESCRIPTION MAP
--DESCRIBE YOURSELF MAP - practicing describing the "inside" and "outside" of characters
--Blank CHARACTER DESCRIPTION MAP suitable for use with any text
--Two Describing Characters ANCHOR CHART POSTERS - highlights the differences between describing the INSIDE and OUTSIDE of characters
--DESCRIBE A DOGGY SUPERHERO flip book ( 3 pages) - students will name & describe a superhero dog, circle words that describe the dog, and use those words to write a character description