This product is designed to support readers in responding to drama and plays. It includes over 45 pages of strategies with a graphic organizer to record their evidence and thinking and sentence starters to respond to the text using their organizer. It also includes a couple pages of teacher tips.
Many of the pages in this product are also included, or similar to the ones found in my fiction reading responses product
, because fiction and drama share many qualities. However, they have been adjusted when necessary to suit drama specifically, and others have been added.
Included in this pack:
- Types of Questioning
- Personal Connections
- Text-to-Text Connections
- Text-to-World Connections
- Text-to-Media Connections
- Reasonable Predictions (2 versions)
- Evaluating Predictions
- Visual Summary
- Breaking it Down to Summarize (2 versions)
- The Cast (cast of characters)
- Props, Props, Props
- One Scene at a Time
- Setting: Place
- Setting: Time
- Setting: Tone
- Character Actions
- Character Emotions
- Character Traits
- Character by the Scene
- Character Relationships
- Character Roles
- Character Changes (2 versions)
- Types of Conflicts
- Related Events
- Moment of Conflict
- Rising Action
- Scene by Scene to find the Theme (2 versions)
- Events Lead to Theme
- Character Change is the Message
- Conflict Resolution
- Reactions to Text
- Opinions About Text
Great for upper grade elementary classrooms, grades 3-6. Students who are encouraged to think about their reading will become real readers rather than word-callers!
Please download for use in your classroom and encourage your friends to download the document themselves. Thank you!
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