Reading Response Journal | Use RACE to Respond to Reading | Printable Packet

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This resource was created to help students improve their overall quality of responding to texts. The reading response question prompts are sorted by ideas to think about in the beginning, middle, & end of a text. Sorting the prompts this way helps students focus their thinking appropriately when reading.

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  • 45+ reading response prompts divided into appropriate groups for the beginning, middle, & end of a text (both full sheet handout & EDITABLE task card versions included)
  • RACE acronym poster designed to demonstrate how to write a thorough reading response (full sheet handout & half sheet for notebooks included)
  • Sample reading response
  • Blank reading response recording sheet
  • Reading response checklist (full & half sheets included)

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.


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