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List of books in this post that are great for kiddos to draw what they are hearing while you read the stories, then have them retell what they drew/remember. Great discussion method.
FREE! I have my students fill this out in the beginning of the year. Then when it is time to choose authors for read-aloud books, prizes for Students of the Month, colors for student awards or folders, etc., I look at students' favorites lists. I even take their lists with me when shopping for holiday goodies so I can choose things in their favorite colors. :) Enjoy!
Non-Fiction Insert for Reading Journals - What I like about this is most common source is upper left and least commonly used source is in lower right, with others sources from most to least used based on their relationship to these 2 corners.