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response forms (making connections, visualizing, asking questions, inferring, story elements, summarizing, open ended responses to teacher given prompts) - fiction (will have informational sheets up)

The Scholastic website includes reading response forms and graphic organizers to use in reading journals. It includes a variety of printable pages to include in a reading binder. The site also includes links to other resources to use for reading binders.

I really like this. I truly believe English is an outlet for communication and self-discovery. By relating texts to themselves and the world, students can open their minds a little more and learn something valuable for life rather than a test.

I truly believe English is an outlet for communication and self-discovery. By relating texts to themselves and the world, students can open their minds a little more and learn something valuable for life rather than a test.

Interesting... Choose a desired behavior and write it on the board. Select a stick, but don't reveal the name to the class. Throughout the lesson, periodically monitor the named student for the desired behavior. If he achieves the goal behavior, reveal his identity and reward him with a special classroom incentive. If the named student doesn't demonstrate the behavior, do not name the student, tell the class that there was not a winner this time. Choose another mystery student and repeat…

Choose a desired behavior and write it on the board. Select a stick, but don't reveal the name to the class. Throughout the lesson, periodically monitor the named student for the desired behavior.