Reading Extension Activities

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Reading Extension Activities Unit for Any Novel.This resource contains 14 creative activities that help students extend the meaning of what they are reading.

Character Text Messaging
This activity will have your students sending "text messages" to a character and then answering the message.

Creating Apps
This activity will have your students creating four “apps” about the story they are reading. They will also be asked to explain what the “app” is and how it relates to the story.

Compare and Contrast:
With this activity, students are asked to compare and contrast two characters or events of the story.

Word Find Puzzle
This activity will have your students identifying 8 key words from the story, putting them into a word find puzzle template, and then exchanging with a classmate.

Story Pyramid
With this activity, students are asked to think of words about characters and their own feelings to create a pyramid.

Each activity identifies a CCSS. These activities are classroom tested and will help your students enjoy reading. Download our 3-page preview for a sample.

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