Reading Response Journals | Reading Notebook | Nonfiction | Print & Digital

Grade Levels
2nd - 6th, Homeschool
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  1. This bundle includes the following 6 digital resources for reading in the classroom and distance learning:Reading Response Journals for FictionReading Response Journals for Non-FictionDigital Novel WorkbookInteractive Read-AloudDigital Organizers for Fiction TextsDigital Organizers for Non-Fiction T
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Reading Response Journals are the perfect place for students to respond to Non-Fiction Texts. This Reading Response Journal covers 8 different reading skills and strategies. There is a Divider Tab for each skill or strategy, each with a built in Anchor Chart and Sentence Frames. This resource also includes Mini Lessons to introduce each skill or strategy. These journals were designed for use with Non-Fiction Texts, and there are two versions to choose from: 2nd to 3rd grade and 4th to 6th grade.

Non-Fiction Reading Response Journals have gone DIGITAL!! The digital pages are available in Google Slides. However, from there you can also download them as PowerPoint files. The journal pages include a tabbed anchor chart slide for each of the 8 reading strategies and skills. After each anchor chart, you will find pages where students can write their reading responses. The journal pages also include a journal cover, journal guidelines, and a scoring guide.

What's Included:

→ Teacher Guide for Launching Reading Response Journals

→ Journal Cover

→ 8 Divider Tabs with Anchor Charts for student journals

→ Reading Response Guidelines for student journals.

→ Reading Response Scoring Guide

→ 8 Mini Lessons to use when launching Reading Response Journals

→ List of online sources for non-fiction texts

Materials Needed:

→ Composition Book for each student (100 sheets/200 pages)

→ Colored Copy Paper (white works too!)

→ Scissors

→ Glue Sticks

Digital Version Includes:

→ Journal Cover

→ 10 Divider Tabs with Anchor Charts with Sentence Frames

→ Pages for writing responses

→ Reading Response Journal Guidelines

→ Reading Response Scoring Guide

Strategies & Skills Covered:

→ Text Features

→ Text Structures

→ Main Idea & Details

→ Summarizing

→ Activating Scheme

→ Questions & Answers

→ Fact & Opinion

→ Words & Phrases

Also Available:

Reading Response Journals for Literature Texts

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Total Pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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