This no-prep comprehension skills packet includes 50+ pages of printable worksheets that can be used with just about any book! It is ideal for use during guided reading in small group instruction, intervention, tutoring, Daily 5 CAFE as well as for whole-class reading lessons!
These activities, for both fiction and informational text, will also help to prepare your students for assessments.
Pages are created in black and white for practical printing with easy to read fonts and fun borders. They are the perfect ready-to-go reproducible worksheets! See the thumbnail images for samples.
Activities include a page for each of the following comprehension strategies and MORE:
~Making Predictions (based on book title and cover)
~Making Predictions (based on prior knowledge, problem, characters, clue words, pictures...)
~Accuracy of Predictions
~Nonfiction Text Features Hunt
~Making connections~ Text to Text, Text to Self
~Author's Purpose and Central Message
~Writing a Summary
~Point of View
~Craft and Structure
~Main Idea and Supporting Details
~Cause and Effect
~Expanding Vocabulary/ Interesting Words
~Non-fiction Text Features Assessment
~High-Frequency Words Writing Practice
~Visualizing and Making a Mental Image
There is a similar item designed just for little ones available at my shop. The pages have cute clip art, easy to read fonts and fun borders. You may also want to check out Comprehension for Cuties!
You may also like this written response packet for your ELA interactive notebooks:
To improve reading comprehension skills during book clubs, you can find some helpful task cards here:
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