Reading Response Lessons
The following 4 lessons are a progression from a Visual Response, to Text to Self connection, to Personal Opinion. Using a variety of technology tools and platforms, students will learn how to analyze text, gather evidence, and leverage the information to create thoughtful responses to reading.
Book Response Lesson #1
First lesson helps students to think critically about a simple story, and start thinking about their connections to the story. Editable file to the right.
Book Response Lesson #1 Editable File
Book Response Lesson #2
Book Response Lesson #3
This lesson helps students develop personal connections, and opinions. Students will back up any connection or opinion with evidence from the story.
Book Response Lesson #4
This lesson calls on students to explore new ways to connect with peers about literature. They will learn how to use a forum on a closed classroom platform, Edmodo, and they will connect with same grade peers in the United States. This lesson require students to respond both personally and critically to a shared book.