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Questions to ask about what we are reading....should add some critical literacy questions also Absolutely should add the critical thinking questions. Especially if schools use Accelerated Reader programs, students tend to have lots of books they have "read" but not a lot they can analyze or evaluate. this really hurts them in high school lit classes.
This is a helpful chart containing important questions to ask students about what they are reading. This aligns with the Common Core Language Arts Standard 3.RL.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Reading comprehension is key for young learners! This pack includes various response sheets to support teaching the different parts of a story. ...
Are you teaching with the Common Core Standards yet? I have unpacked the standards and created a resource that is perfect for assessing your stude...
Reading group or intervention game! A fun idea would be to roll the die and begin a made-up story, each person that rolls tells the next part. 1. Roll all first. Write down your numbers. 2. Begin the story in numerical order. It does not matter how many play, just so there are 2, even if one is teacher or babysitter. Lots of fun in store! MamaPat
Reading Response Activities -- some good post-reading activities that are differentiated for different learning intelligences (per Gardner's theory) and different levels of Bloom's Taxonomy [The link is broken, but you can read the ideas by enlarging the image.]