Reading COMPREHENSION - Novel Study for Each Little Bird That Sings
Includes student choice opportunities.
Suitable for upperprimary / elementary and middle school.
This reader response journal, for Deborah Wiles’ - Each Little Bird That Sings,
contains 17 reader response activities:
3 ‘before’ - prediction, vocabulary, author bio
6 ‘during’ - author craft, main character, support characters, text-to-self comparison x 2, setting analysis,
8 ‘after’ - flat/round character, family tree, writing draft & publish for text-to-world, Venn diagram, Letter writing, Remembrance page and Hymn.
USA and UK spelling alternatives included
Journal Assembly instructions:
Print pgs 1-18 (2 per page setting)
Fold each page in half, printed side facing out, and stack in numbered order
Slide internal pages inside the cover page, encasing the open edges and staple all the open edges together, down the left-hand side, creating a spine
Optional, tape the spine to cover the staples, or slip a coloured paper cover over the spine before stapling, for students to decorate.
*Assembly images can be seen on my blog (link above).
post Feb 19 2013