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1 Sequence Make a connection Make a prediction Map a Story Analyze Retell Re-read Ask a Question Visualize Reflect in Writing Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers for

2 Title: Setting: Characters: Problem: Event1 Event2 Event3 Event4 STORY MAP 1 Solution:

3 STORY MAP 2

4 Story Map Characters Who Setting When & Where Problem Event Event Event STORY MAP 3 Solution

5 Sequencing Sequencing 1

6 Sequencing 2

7 Problem And Solution Problem 1 Problem 2 Problem 3 Problem and Solution Organizer

8 Proof Proof Prediction Proof Proof Proof Proof Prediction Prediction Prediction Tree Major Question

9 Characters (Who) Setting (Where?) First Problem Solution Summary: Plot Summary Graphic

10 Title: Climax: Problem: Solution: Setting: Author s Theme: Main Characters: Plot Elements Note: From Classroom strategies for interactive learning, by Doug Buehl, 1995, Schofield, WI: Wisconsin State Reading Association. Copyright 1995 by the Wisconsin State Reading Association.

11 Person s Name and Title Notes about Person s Physical Appearance Notes about Person s Family/Growing UP Years Notes about Person s Education/Work Experiences Person Pyramid Notes about Person s Problems/Challenges Notes about Person s Accomplishments

12 Conflict Climax Falling Action Antagonist Protagonist Point of View Theme Literature Analysis Setting Ending

13 What Happened? Where did it happen? When did it happen? Who was involved in the event? EVENT MAP How did it happen? Event Map Why did it happen?

14 Character, Setting, Problem, Solution Setting (time?, place?, where?) Characters (who?) Problem / Conflict Solution / Resolution Conflict Dissection

15 Concept 1 Concept 2 HOW ALIKE? HOW DIFFERENT? With Regard To Compare and Contrast

16 Title Main Character(s) Strengths Weaknesses Outcome Character Organizer

17 Feelings Description Behavior Character Personality Traits Character Map

18 Character Trait #1 Trait #2 Evidence Evidence Evidence Evidence Evidence Evidence Trait #3 Evidence Evidence Evidence

19 Event Event Trait Trait Character Event Trait Trait Event

20 Describe the character in the beginning. Event #1 The character feels Event #2 Event #3 Event #4 Event #5 Event #6 The character feels The character feels The character feels The character feels The character feels Character Chart Describe the character at the end.

21 Acts: 1. Feels: Looks: Says: Character Web 4. 4.

22 How he looks: His behavior: His thoughts: Character: His statements: His fears: Others actions toward him: Attribute Web

23 Character One Word Description Appearance Significance to the Story Do you know anyone similar? Attribute Web

24 Feels Acts Says Lives Character Looks Actions Character Web

25 Illustration Of Character: Traits: Character Sketch

26 was was because: because: because: was Character because: was Character s Emotions Map

27 Character: Physical Appearance: Actions: Thoughts and Words: Character Map Other Characters Thoughts and Feelings: Author Tells Directly:

28 Trait 1 Trait 2 Proof, page # Proof, page # Proof, page # Proof, page # Character Character Map Trait 3 Proof, page # Proof, page # BOOK

29 Character Trait: Quote (pg. ) : Explanation: Quote (pg. ) : Explanation: Quote (pg. ) : Explanation: Quote (pg. ) : Explanation: Character Traits and Text Evidence

30 TITLE OF STORY: ASSIGNMENT CHAPTER(S) OR PAGES: Keep a list of characters in the story/novel and use the character trait list to describe each one. Circle the page and the paragraph that proves these characters have the traits you mention. Name: Traits: Page: Paragraph: Character Trait Map 4.

31 Name: Title: Character Scrapbook

32 Character Cluster

33 DESCRIPTION FOR Directions: Place your character s name in the center of the graphic organizer. On the top line of each section of the organizer, list an essential human attribute your character possesses. On the lines below each attribute, provide pieces of evidence from the story that exhibit the attributes you have chosen. Description Cluster

34 Character A: Character B: Trait: Trait: Evidence page Evidence page Trait Chart

35 Concept 1 2 How Alike? Concept How Different? With Regard To Compare and Contrast

36 How Alike? How Different? Compare and Contrast

37 Title/Topic THEN NOW Then and Now Contrast

38 Items Being Compared Characteristics Compare and Contrast Conclusions

39 Comparing A B C A C B 3-Way Venn Diagram

40 From the point of view of: HIGH LOW Story Event Story Event Story Event Story Event Story Event Intensity Graph

41 How The Same How Different Compare and Contrast

42 is similar to Because Compare and Contrast 4.

43 Title of Story Book Description of Literary Device Example Example Description of Literary Device Example Example Description of Literary Device Literary Devices Example Example

44 Topic: What are four great questions that could show how much we understand about this topic? Initial Understanding Developing An Interpretation Making Connections Generating Questions Critical Stance

45 Making Connections

46 Objects that can fit in a box Things we don t want Things we can say/do with our voice Words related to money Word Classification

47 1. Before reading, write the word to be learned 2. Brainstorm What is it? What is it like? What are some examples? 3. Graphic Organizer: Definition: Synonym: 1. Vocabulary Word Sentence: 1. Before reading, write the word to be learned 2. Brainstorm What is it? What is it like? What are some examples? 3. Graphic Organizer: Definition: 2. Vocabulary Word Picture: Synonym: Vocabulary Journal Sentence: Picture:

48 1. Write each word from the chapter vocabulary list in the first column. 2. Read each word as it is used in the above novel before you look it up. 3. Write your guess for the meaning of each word in the column on the right. 4. Look up the word in the dictionary. 5. In the middle column, place the definition of the word which best matches the use of the word in the book. Word Definition Guess Vocabulary in Context

49 Word Part of Speech Definition In the book, it is on page. Copy the complete sentence below. Word Part of Speech Definition Vocabulary Work-out In the book, it is on page. Copy the complete sentence below.

50 Sentence: Sentence Written Word by Word Vertically Another Way of Saying This Word (if possible) My Assumptions Paraphrasing

51 Definition from Dictionary: My Paraphrase: Makes Me Think of: Related to: Vocabulary Builder Questions I have:

52 Story Cycle 3.

53 YES NO Question? Discussion Web

54 Imagery Appeals to the senses Simile comparison of unlike things using like or as Metaphors suggestion that Unlike things are similar Hyperbole Exaggerations to make a point Author s Tools

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