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Reading Response Journals - Sharon Callen


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Years: 3-4, 5-6, K-2

7 Pages

Product Code: TEAC1696

Resource Type: Professional Readings

About this teaching resource

Are you looking to improve your students’ reading achievement?

Reading Response Journals are one easy way to start achieving this now.

You can begin confidently. Sharon has been a long time advocate and user of Reading Response Journals. She has seen the impact - enabling readers to not only lift their reading achievement, but to find that they can really get to the heart of what reading is all about.

Get practical answers to your questions in this article:

  • What are Reading Response Journals?
  • Setting up Reading Response Journals
  • Prompting readers to think like good readers
  • The importance of Read Aloud and the gradual release of responsibility
  • Ways to catch and hold onto thinking – older readers
  • Ways students can record in their Reading Response Journal
  • Range of texts
  • Authentic Assessment

Looking for prompts to guide your readers as they begin their Reading Response Journals? Explore more right here at Teachific.


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