This editable Microsoft Word document is a reading center for your students. I use this for my 1st graders, but can be used for K-2nd. I have my students visit this center twice a week. I print out all of the Reading Response papers for the entire and place in a folder. For this center, they read a book, pick one of the questions, and answer the question. Once they are finished, they use the rubic to make sure they have completed everything.
*I always type the date, so the students can't change it. I left the date blank your personal preference
What this document includes:
*Reading Response Questions (19 questions total)
Non-fiction text questions: 9
*Reading Response paper
*Reading Response paper for the entire year. I have one paper per week till December. After the holidays, I have two papers per week for the students to complete.
*Blank copies of Reading Response Paper
*Everything is editable, so all questions can be changed for personal use.
Reading Response Questions
1. What would you have done if you were the main character in the book?
2. Where and when does the story take place?
3. Who are the main characters in the story?
4. What did you like or not like about the book?
5. What did you learn from the story?
6. If you had to choose a character to become friends with, which
character would you choose? Why?
7. What happened in the beginning, middle, and end of the book?
8. What did the story make you think of?
9. Write about any Text-to-Self or Text-to-Text connections you had while reading the story.
10. What did you visualize while reading the story?
11. What were some interesting details from the story? Describe one of the characters from the story you read.
12. If you have to pick to be one of the characters from the story,
whom would you choose, and why?
13. Do you think the setting from the story was real or imaginary? Why?
14. Describe the problem faced by one of the characters. How was it solved?
15. Which character in the story faces the biggest problem? Why?
16. Who wrote and illustrated the book? If you could ask the author any question, what question would you ask?
17. Why do you think the author wrote the story?
18. Explain what happened at the end of the story. If you could
change the ending, how would you change it?
19. Please summarize the story in less than 25 words.
1. Identify the main idea of the book and three supporting details.
2. What topic did the author write about? How do you think the
author learned the information about the topic?
3. Who is the author of the book? If you could ask the author a
question about the book, what would you ask the author?
4. What’s the difference between a fiction book and a non-fiction
book? What makes the book non-fiction?
5. Why do you think the author picked to write about this topic?
6. Think about the book. What is one big question you still have after
reading the book?
7. What are three facts you learned from reading the book?
8. What non-fiction feature did the author use throughout the book?
9. If you wanted to learn more information about the topic, where can you go to learn more information?