After students read informational books, have them share and connect their learning by filling out this handy concept map. When they're done, students will have a fun visual representation of what they've learned.
Help students to retell information they’ve read in informational books with this helpful worksheet. Students will choose four pages from their nonfiction book to summarize, writing their sentences in the pages of the fun book graphic.
As students read multiple nonfiction books about a topic, they’ll begin to learn more. Help them organize their notes and keep track of the new information they're learning with this fun book-themed graphic organizer!
As students read nonfiction books, have them keep track of the fun facts they're learning using this graphic organizer. After collecting five interesting facts in the bubbles, students can use them to write a summary of the book.
After independent reading, have students record and reflect. Young readers will demonstrate their ability to summarize and respond to their reading, and a log is a fun way for them to track their progress. Make copies of this log to use again and again!
Engage students in reading by having them share about the nonfiction books they read. In this activity, students write a summary—in speech form!—of a book that they read. For added fun, have them give their speeches to a partner—or even the whole class!