This weekly reading log can be assigned for 1 chapter or multiple chapters grouped together. This is a great way to have students actively monitor while they are reading.
Students write down character names and specific traits for each character.
They also note the setting of the chapter(s).
The last part of the reading log emphasizes active reading by having the reader to choose a quote that stands out to them or is important to the character. Emphasize when writing down quotes to write down the correct punctuation marks and page #'s.
Last, students connect the quote to a personal experience or to other aspects of the world.
It is helpful to monitor how to look for quotes and the reflection part when introducing the reading log.