Paragraph Frame Worksheet for Fictional Text Retell
Use this paragraph frame worksheet to support ELs as they navigate through the process of retelling text using transition words. This template can be used as a scaffold for any fictional text in the classroom!
As students read independently, they’ll run into words they have trouble decoding. Have your kids cut out these fun “tricky word” bookmarks to help them to recognize and record these words so that they can practice decoding them!
Bring story characters to life by having your students imagine them in real life scenarios. In this creative activity, students will seek to analyze their favorite characters by thinking about how each one would react in different situations.
Get ready to read! Set students up for success by showing them how to preview texts before reading. Young readers are challenged to predict what the book is about using the title and illustrations before diving into the story.
One way to bring books to life for students is to have them empathize with one of the characters. This fun worksheet engages students in analyzing how a character’s feelings change over the course of the beginning, middle, and end of the book.
Help students prepare for reader’s workshop by picking books to read independently. Students will choose three books that look appealing and read one page. If there are five or less words that are tricky to read, they've found a book that is just right!
As students learn to read independently, they’ll undoubtedly run into words they have trouble decoding. This worksheet helps students to reflect on the tricky words they run into and how they can decode them.
Reading fluency is so much more than just following words on a page—it's about finding meaning and making connections! Have your students read independently, and then check for comprehension by having them share about how it connects to their own lives.
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.
It’s time to put your prediction power to work! However, no one prediction is guaranteed to be correct. In this worksheet, students come up with three possible things that might happen in the book they select.
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.