Teaching Resource

Reading Response Templates - Complete Journal

$4.99 or Free on Plus | 10 pages (PDF, Google Slides)|Grades: 3 - 6

A reading response journal for students to use to engage with text in meaningful and purposeful ways.

A Reading Response Journal is a place for students to write, draw, and share their opinions and ideas over a piece of text that has either been read together or independently in class. This allows students to engage with text in meaningful and purposeful ways.

Provide your students with a copy of the journal to complete before, during, and after reading a piece of text. These templates can be used for most text types and work well in any novel study or book club setting.

The templates included in the journal are:

  • predicting and inferring
  • questioning
  • visualizing
  • making connections
  • character report
  • retelling important events
  • summarizing
  • double-entry
  • personal review.

Use the drop-down menu to choose between the full color, low color, or black and white PDF versions or the interactive Google slide deck version.

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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