First Grade Critter Cafe': Visualizing with Picturing Penguin
visualizing books/poems--great books that allow students to visualize what the author is trying to get across
Books for Visualizing and all of the other comprehension strategies
The students draw in their hair and eye color. They draw what they visualize from an excerpt that you give them, or from a book as a whole.
Visualizing Graphic Organizer- This is a wonderful organizer for visualization as it provides an area for students to draw their mental images, as well as providing an area for them to explain what it was that they visualized as they read the text.
Cynthia Rylant- use for an author study and visualizing - see her notes for process
The Accidental Teacher, Mom, Runner: Tuesday Top Ten ~ Mentor Texts for Making Mental Images
visualizing... Read it to your class, as they draw what they see....Love!
Visualizing: students have to draw what they hear as the story is read (do not show the pictures until everyone completes their drawings).
Visualizing with Fiction
Don't Laugh at Me- good for classroom discussions on being understanding and accepting of others. Plus, it's a Reading Rainbow book!
Great Anchor chart and encourages reading stamina: micro reads, short reads, and independent.
Visualization... I like the idea of the passage at the bottom, read, visualize, draw.