Reading Response Journal and I Can Statements: Astute Hoot’s Reading Response Journals can be used as a tool in the classroom as part of guided reading, reading intervention and/or independent reading. The reading response journals provide students with a structured format in which to respond to their reading. I Can Statements are included to anchor standards-based instruction and focus students on the essential goals of the lesson. This reading response journal includes:
-Suggestions for use
-Reading strategies poster
-Reading response journal sentence stems
-Various reading journal page options
-16 prepared I Can Statements for reading response journal entries including a link to an an EDITABLE Google Doc
-2 different reading response rubrics
My students LOVE using the reading response journals and take great pride in them. I use the journals for all of their literacy instruction and they make a wonderful portfolio of their progress throughout the year.