33 writing prompts/discussion starters designed to aid students in thinking critically about both fiction and non fictional text while practicing solid reading strategies. For example:
• Create an icon or symbol for each character or person you read about. Draw it and explain the relationship.
• Think of an icon or symbol to replace a chapter title or subheading. Draw it and explain the relationship.
• Select a quote or fact from the text and explain what it meant to you.
• What are some of the connections between the book and your life?