The zip file contains PPT templates for a 28 page reading journal and comprehension strategy activities as well as a PDF copy of a vocabulary foldable.
The PPT templates are completely customizable for any Language Arts curriculum or novel study. There are the following pages for each of 5 weeks in a unit:
Thought web with a place for the essential question/big idea/guiding question
Vocabulary for the week - the vocabulary foldable can be glued in on this page
Selection 1 - to be used as a guided reading activity
Selection 2 - to be completed independently by students
Selection 3 - to be completed independently by students
There is also a thought web for the whole unit with a place for the essential question/big idea/guiding question and a place to write a response to the unit essential question/big idea/guiding question using what has been read throughout the unit.
For Language Arts curriculum programs (like Wonders or Treasures) the selections can be any combination of program selections and teacher selected pieces.
For a novel study, the selections (15 in all) can be chapter spans.
Activity templates are included for the following comprehension strategies:
Using Prior Knowledge
There are also templates for inserting comprehension questions.
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