Use the following graphic organizers to help students visual their thoughts. I recommend keeping a class set copied and within easy reach at all times-you never know when the perfect moment for a Reading Response organizer will come up!
What a Character- Graphic organizer for writing about a character's persona
Quote chart –space to write quotes, page numbers and reactions
Interactive bookmarks-space for vocabulary words, reminds students of literary devices and asks thick reading questions
Book Critique –several questions that asks students to really think about the book they just read.
Character Traits Chart -space to list traits and details from the story that support them
Question Generating Chart -prompts students to write higher-level thinking questions with their reading
Reading Response –space for students to fill in the following while they read: title, author, pages read, summery and literary device
Pre-Reading Prompts –prompts to get students thinking about the book they are about to read
Journal Template- Create a cover, copy this front and back onto several sheets of paper, fold and staple. Wa-lah: you have a reading response journal!
Discussion Card Template- Write in your own questions or ask students to write in theirs.
Reading Strategy Bookmarks- Contains great reading strategies to remind students as they read
More Graphic Organizers
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