Readers Workshop | Reading Comprehension Habits | STAR Reader | Reading Workshop

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1st - 3rd
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Our class theme is stars so this tool is perfect for us. I love using acronyms and this one is spot on!
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This readers workshop pack has everything you need to launch or refine readers workshop in your classroom! This pack focuses on building reading comprehension habits - STAR readers that Study Think Ask and Respond to reading. This is perfect for start reading workshop at back to school or anytime during the year! It’s such a useful tool for 1st grade reading skills and helping them grow as readers. This readers workshop focuses on important 1st grade reading skills, including reading comprehension, finding text evidence, and building reading stamina.

This reading workshop resource focuses on the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Goal-setting
  • Engagement
  • Perseverance
  • Text evidence
  • Partner reading
  • Self-monitoring
  • Character study
  • Inferring word meanings
  • Building reading stamina

Readers workshop elements include:

  • The original concept of being a STAR reader
  • STAR reader friends with original poems
  • STAR reader posters
  • STAR reader bookmarks
  • Goal-setting activities
  • Response pages
  • Student awards
  • Parent communication letters

This reading workshop resource is perfect for:

  • Starting a readers workshop 
  • Refining your current reading workshop
  • Enhancing your reading program
  • Helping students with reading stamina
  • Independent reading
  • Partner reading

Make sure to view the PREVIEW to see everything that’s included in this resource!

This resource is also included in the following products:

Bundle - Building STAR Readers & Text Evidence for Readers Workshop

Bundle - Building STAR Readers & Teaching Readers to Self-Monitor

Text Evidence - Self-Monitoring Activities - Monthly Reading Logs Bundle

This reading workshop unit is embedded and aligned with Common Core state standards, but no standards are specifically noted on the pages so it can be used with any standards.

See What Other Teachers are Saying. . .

⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐  DebiB. says, “Very comprehensive resource! I love the focus of holding readers accountable through the showing of evidence pages! Great job!”

⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐  Stacey A. says, “This is a great resource for teaching self-monitoring strategies! Love the characters used to introduce the STAR strategies!”

⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Debra T. says, “WOW!!! This is awesome! You were so thorough. I soooo appreciate you sharing this. This is exactly what I needed.”

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.
Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.


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