These reading journal prompts will encourage students to read for meaning, improving their comprehension skills day by day! This product can be used in variety of ways - for homework, as an individual classwork assignment, or in literacy centers. Assign a book or have students read a book of their choice - but one that is rich in literature. Then have them complete a journal prompt worksheet to reflect upon what they read that day. A bonus weekly reading log is included for homework use.
Choose one student each morning to share his/her reflection with the class. Not only
will this allow students the opportunity to present to the class, but it serves as a great
opportunity for them to introduce a new book to their classmates.
Take five minutes during the day to have students partner together to share their
reflections. Again, this allows for a great opportunity to introduce a new book to a
Have students keep these reflections in a binder so they will have a saved collection of
all of the books they have read throughout the year.
Because you may be assigning this in addition to regular homework, call this a
“book club” so that students will be excited about reading and reflecting instead of
viewing it as reading they have to do!