Here are 47 reading response question cards to help deepen your students’ understanding of informational (nonfiction) text. These cards are aligned to the Common Core and many of the cards will work well for close reading. These cards are meant to be used with books and articles that you provide or that students read independently. Due to the varied nature of informational text, not every card will work with every text, but you should still be able to find plenty of card to use with whatever text you are studying. The questions are also presented in list format for easy reference.The cards address many Common Core Standards, which are listed by grade level in the document.
There are many ways to use these cards. Here some suggestions to try:
-Use as discussion prompts with small groups.
-Use as writing prompts for reading journals
-Use as prompts for pair-share.
-Use at literacy centers
-Select one card to use with the document camera for the whole class.
-Allow students to draw cards randomly as writing or discussion prompts.
-Use after silent reading or the weekend to discuss what students have been reading independently.
-Use with Time for Kids or Scholastic News.
Contents of this set include:
• Directions and Suggestions
• Task Questions
• Student Answer Sheets
• Answer Key
Purchasing this product grants permission for use by one teacher in his or her own classroom.