This is a sure way to keep students reading with purpose. Specific templates encourage students to retell, relate, and reflect on aspects of what they have read. Three different templates are given, along with sentence starters and a sheet to complete a full account.
This product can work as an assessment, discussion starter, group discussion or partner work for any fiction or nonfiction piece.
Begin in this manner in September, then a few months later, have students compare the depth of their thinking.
Guidesheets can also be used as posters.