Use this resource with your students to practice one of the core reading strategies: determining importance. Support your young learners as they read, judge, justify, and defend their understanding of a text.
Help students prepare for reader’s workshop and practice reading comprehension by sharing about books they’ve read. After taking turns telling a partner all about their chosen books, students will write or draw about what their partner shared.
Not all reading comprehension questions are created equal: some are easily answered by reading the text, while others require looking beyond the text to make inferences. This worksheet teaches students how to ask both kinds of questions as they read.
Looking for a way to help kids keep track of the longer books they’re reading? Tuck this sheet into their reading folders! After completing each chapter students will use the who, what, where, when, why, and how questions to summarize their reading.
In the worksheet, The Veteran Cathay Williams, learners will read about a female veteran who helped pave the way for females to serve in the military. Cathay Williams was the only woman Buffalo Soldier. Find a differentiated works
As students begin to read independently, they may have questions about what they read. These questions should be encouraged! Have students record their questions about their reading or any unknown words on this graphic organizer.