Students respond on these sheets after reading independently. They tape their responses in their Reader's Notebooks and reflect with a partner or during a conference with the teacher.
I have been using these all unit and am super pleased with the discussions my partnerships are having. These little sheets really helped them stay focused on the teaching points! I teach reader's workshop and was looking for something to hold my students accountable for.
The topics of each session are:
1: Envisioning the characters as we read.
2: Envision the main character's world.
4: Revising our mental images.
5: Using empathy to make predictions.
6: Predict what & how.
7: Growing ideas about characters.
8: Growing ideas about characters.
9: Growing ideas about characters.
10: Objects characters hold close.
11. How other characters treat the main character.
12: Using precise language when describing.
13: Reviewing notes to push your thinking.