After independent reading, check in to see how students are understanding what they read. Having students make character paper dolls is a fun way to assess their comprehension and bring the story to life!
As students practice reading independently, they’ll run into tricky words. Help them learn how to identify which books are “just right” for their reading level by recording how many tricky words they run into.
Have students practice reading fluency by reflecting on what they’ve read using this fun worksheet. After reading independently, students are encouraged to share what they’ve read, ask questions, and make predictions.
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