Today is the big JACKPOT day! I wanted to take the opportunity to say thank
you to the many teachers that work so very hard each day. Teaching is a very difficult profession- physically
and emotionally on some days. I feel so
blessed to be a part of a virtual community that celebrates our daily
successes, invigorates my desire to be a lifelong learner and comforts me on
those terrible-no-good- very-bad days!
packet is a variety of reading response projects for students to complete. All
projects revolve around the skill of retelling. A rubric for students and
teacher is included with each project. The first two projects are
differentiated for difficulty or scaffolding. The projects include:
* A Retelling book- The first project is a book for students to complete that
are beginning to learn the skill. Students also make a connection to the text
on the last page.
*The second project is the same book retelling project as the first. However,
it does not have any sentence starters/prompts or supports for the writing.
* The third project is a Flip Flap book based on the idea of Dinah Zike’s
graphic organizers/ manipulatives.
*The last project is a graphic organizer. This project has the story elements,
an area for a picture and then a section for students to illustrate their
Please note that although there are 26 pages to this packet, 2 pages are
directions sheets and one is a cover sheet.
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