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Reading Response Comprehension Questions and Writing Prompts

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5th - 8th
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  1. The versatile Reading Logs and the Reading Comprehension Prompts are the perfect combination to use throughout the year for increasing reading comprehension, responding to literature or nonfiction text, and for discussion either in book clubs, whole class, partner or independent work. Teach your stu
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You'll loving having the Reading Comprehension Questions at your fingertips. The reader response prompts provide insightful comprehension checks and discussion prompts and may be used for partner discussion, group discussion, and whole-class discussion or as reading response to fiction and nonfiction. Each prompt is suitable for a written or verbal response. Teachers and students may even select a prompt that fits within the standard focus.

The Reading Comprehension Questions come in two versions: with and without grades 4-8 Common Core State Standards. It's so easy to find a prompt for daily or weekly reading focus with the Reading Comprehension Questions.

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The 155-Reading Comprehension Questions are organized into the following categories:

  • Character (45)
  • Setting (13)
  • Plot (20)
  • Conflict (5)
  • Resolution (7)
  • Theme (8)
  • Interpretation (30)
  • Author (6)
  • Point of View (12)
  • Integration (9)

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Reading Response Logs For the Entire Year

Reading Response Graphic Organizers

Combined Text Evidence Proof Frame Bundle

Literature Circles Unit for Book Clubs

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.
Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.
Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts and analyze how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning and style.
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.


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