Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking Literature/Reading Task Cards. These task cards are perfect for any fiction reading materials: novels, short stories, anthologies! Prepare to hear some amazing discussion in your classroom! $
Afraid of the dark. (PROMPTUARIUM » writing prompt)
Your eyes darted around, searching, prying, straining to see any form of movement. Your heart raced and your temple throbbed. There was no light. Not anymore. That was the moment you realized that the stories told through nightmares were real. That was the moment you realized that there was no light to save you this time. This time, the monsters would win. After all... Even shadows betray you when it gets dark..
I love to use this during guided reading or with pairs of students. We use this before reading to review, during reading, and after reading. Please note that this is part of a characterization packet filled with activities you can use with any story or book. If you are interested, check out the packet in my store. Thanks!
Context clues...Max's Words (2006) As a mentor text for teaching vocabulary and story writing, a book can’t get any better. On the NCBLA 2007 list of outstanding literature, Max’s Words introduces us to Max, a little brother without a collection. Wanting a collection like his brothers, Max begins to collect words. His collection grows and grows until he has enough for stories, and for sharing.
FREEBIE! These versatile reading responses can be used for any fiction story! Consider using these literature responses for reading workshop, basal stories, chapter books, read alouds, homework, and substitutes. Different reading response variations are included to meet your needs. Also included are 2 anchor charts for summaries and opinions.
This is about littering- but this is a really good concept for any manners you want to teach children. "What if everyone (insert behavior)? What would the world be like? Would you like to live in a place where everyone did that?