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Reading Response Journals

Reading Response Journals are the perfect place for students to respond to novels that are read aloud in the classroom. This Reading Response Journal covers 10 different reading skills and strategies. There is a Divider Tab for each skill or strategy, each with a built in Anchor Chart. This resource also includes Mini Lessons to introduce each skill or strategy. These journals were designed for use with Literature Texts and intended for Upper Elementary classrooms.

Create●Teach●Share: Reading Portfolios- Part 3: Reading Responses {+ freebie}


Awesome thinking stems for a reader's response journal. Also has a great pic of how she does a friendly letter every week in their journal. Reading Response Letter Thinking Stems


The how and why of Reading Response Journals- love this idea. So easy to implement and allows for so much interaction with text.


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Reading Response Journal Questions - FREE - This Reading Mama

How to have students write about reading in an authentic way-- but still keeping it simple for you and the kids!

LOVE THIS! Differentiated sticky notes for reading response journals...anyone who knows me knows I LOVE STICKY NOTES!


Higher Order Thinking Questions Freebie for fiction AND non-fiction reading responses! Love this list!

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Interactive Reading Response Journal {First Grade}

I love using graphic organizers with my kiddos to teach reading strategies! I always run into the same problem.... deciding what to do with their sheets after my students are finished. Many times even when they are supposed to go to designated places, they end up piled up into the back of their desks.