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133 resources with the concept active reading

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Reader’s Journal

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
As you read a story or novel, have your class members put together and fill out a journal. They will have the chance to illustrate a cover page, draw and write about various topics, respond to a focus questions, and draft a paragraph.
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Phineas Gage: Questioning Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Focus on chapter two of Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science with a questioning activity. After teaching and modeling several types of questions, learners work with partners and then independently to answer and...
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Study Guide for Hatchet

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Use this packet as a companion to your study of Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. The resource breaks the novel up into several chunks, and for each chunk provides activities, background information, vocabulary, graphic organizers, and response...
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Using the Comprehension Strategies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school learners review the six major reading comprehension strategies. They demonstrate the strategies by putting them into action using more complex reading. They finish by discussing a seventh strategy, monitoring comprehension.
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Alice in Wonderland: Nonsense and Logic in Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is known for its fantastical imagery and nonsense verse. This unit plan offers a basic exploration into nonsense verse through poetry and teacher read-alouds. It incorporates activities involving poetry...
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Third Grade Reading Log

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Responding to and reflecting on reading can help to make the whole experience more meaningful. Keep your pupils accountable for and engaged in their free reading with these worksheets. Each page includes four short prompts for Monday...
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Exploring Text with the iMovie Application

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get your class going on one of the final assessments for a unit on short stories by introducing iMovie and its main features. In this tenth lesson in a series of fourteen, pupils take some time to explore iMovie before conducting an...
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Standards Focus: Dialect in Tuck Everlasting

For Teachers 6th - 10th
In this Tuck Everlasting dialect worksheet, pupils read a brief description of dialect in literature and then examine examples of dialect from the novel. They then rewrite these quotations in standard English. Finally, they draw...
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The Secret to Freedom Teacher’s Guide

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students read the story "The Secret to Freedom" and participate in active reading to personalize what they have read. In this reading lesson plan, students follow  several writing activities and discuss their work . Students integrate...
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Wild And Crazy Word Finder

For Students 3rd - 8th
This learning exercise provides 10 blanks to record new or interesting vocabulary during any reading activity. The class follows up with a discussion of these words. This learning exercise is not necessary, but if you want a uniform...
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Active Reading

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this active reading worksheet, students develop strategies to make text relevant to their own lives and experiences. Students make a list of active reading objectives and then list strategies to use to reach the objectives.
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The Call of the Wild

For Students 5th - 6th
In this The Call of the Wild worksheets, students use questions to help them use them actively read and increase their reading comprehension for chapters one through seven in the book.
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School-Home Links: Book Links 6

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading and asking questions worksheet, students read a book with their family and write the title and author on the lines. Students then answers the questions about the story's ending and describe how they would change it....