Reading Response Activities | Reading Comprehension Sheets | Book Activities

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd, Homeschool
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Reading Response & Reading Comprehension Activities are perfect to use before, during and after reading! This pack is filled with over 70 fun & engaging comprehension sheets/book extension activities that can be used with any text!


  • Engage students in reading strategy practice
  • Get students actively thinking about their reading
  • Provide students with post-reading activities
  • Use during reading groups
  • Use during independent reading
  • Use post Literature Circles


  • 50+ pages of NO PREP reading response activity pages for any text!
  • 13 post-reading book activities!
  • Free updates on any new additions added to this resource!

Reading Skills Covered:

Making Predictions Pre-Reading

Making Predictions During Reading

Asking Questions Pre-Reading

Asking Questions During Reading

Asking Questions Post-Reading

Text-to-Text Connections

Text-to-Self Connections

Text-to-World Connections

Character Connections

Drawing Character Conclusions

Making Inferences

Finding Words & Meanings

Character Traits

Character Analysis

Compare & Contrast

Main Idea & Details

Plot Sequencing



Evaluate the Text & Events

Author’s Purpose

Fact & Opinion

Book Activities Included:

Story Bookmarks

Character Booklet

Story Memory

Story Elements Quilt Patch

Book Jacket

Mini Book Report

Book Mobile

Letter to the Author

Reading Response Log

A-Z Challenge

Book Newsletter

Alternate Beginning

Alternate Ending

This pack was created for second and third grade, but could easily be adapted for advanced first graders, or fourth graders who need extra language arts support.

These activities go perfectly with my Literature Circles: Job Sheets and More!

***Just a friendly reminder that this product is for A SINGLE USER ONLY. That means that copying or sharing any part of this product with another teacher, grade level, school, department, district, etc…is strictly prohibited. You have the option to purchase multiple licenses (at a discount) for each additional person/classroom with whom you wish to share this product. This product may not be used for commercial use in any way, including Outschool or any other online platform for monetary gain. This product is a digital download and is non-refundable.

© All rights reserved. Erin Lane. www.Inspired

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.
Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.


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