Thinking Codes or Thinking Marks are the new craze in allowing students to show their process and thoughts while reading. This product will help you teach this skill to your students, then give them the opportunity to practice their skills through a reading response sheet and the help of a bookmark.
Included in this product:
-multiple versions of a reading response sheet that allows students to place their sticky notes on the paper, then write their ideas under the sticky note to really show their thinking
-also includes a back page for additional sticky notes, simply copy double-sided to make the most of the response sheet
-I can statements on all versions of the response sheets, one also includes the title of “read to self” if you do daily 5
-2-sided bookmarks, one side is the cover with an I can statement and the other side is all the codes listed
-an example of an anchor chart to make for teaching purposes
Uses for this product:
-use during guided reading while you are conferencing with a student the other students could be doing their sticky notes
-use as a literacy center activity where students can work together to code their book of choice
-use in a class library or book nook for additional support
-seat work during guided reading
-read to self activity to hold students accountable for reading
-whole group teaching, modeling, and showing how-to think while reading
-during science/ss reading assignments to help support content during reading
Once your students learn the codes/marks the possibilities are endless. This is for any grade 1-5 and matches the first common core standard for reading literature and information.