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Reciprocal Reading An Introduction

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
46 pages
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  1. This bundle includes our Reciprocal Reading and Literature Circle Packs. Often we have students who are independent readers and need to have something else to motivate them to engage and explore texts. Reciprocal Reading is a step before I use Literature Circles and is more guided. Included in the b
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  2. This Reciprocal Reading bundle has an introduction pack and a lapbook for weekly discussions. Our Reciprocal Reading – An Introduction pack is a must for introducing Reciprocal Reading. There are tasks to help consolidate each role and a recording booklet for the sharing of information. The booklet
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Learning Objective

To introduce reading roles to study a text in depth.


Reciprocal Reading – An Introduction. This pack is a must for introducing Reciprocal Reading. There are tasks to help consolidate each role and a recording booklet for the sharing of information. The booklet keeps all the information on the shared text together. This pack will help in the analyzing of a text before you introduce Literature Circles.

The Reciprocal Reading pack is included in a bundle -

Reading Groups - A Strategy Bundle

with -

Literature Circles

This pack includes –

Posters for the Leader, Predictor, Clarifier, Summariser (Summarizer also included) and Questioner, they include definitions

Jigsaws – that contain three sections – the title, a brief definition and a role description

Interactive Notebook pages – What is it? What do I need to do? What do I need?

Bookmarks - that show the title, a brief definition and a role description. There is a black and white option for kids to color or you can copy into different colored card

Booklet – this has space to record your notes for each role. There is also a reminder on each page as a checklist to support the students in their role

Please read the description and download the preview before purchasing. The preview clearly shows you what is included in this pack.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.
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.
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).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.


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