Teach your students about picture walks as a strategy to understand the author's purpose in a fictional text. This lesson can be used as a stand-alone lesson or as support for the Examining Author's Purpose in a Fictional Text lesson.
Kids who are just starting to read longer texts may need some extra practice making mental pictures of text they read. Use this fun, short passage to help them practice visualizing and illustrating a scene.
Do your students have difficulty making mental pictures or writing summaries? Help them practice both skills with this reading comprehension worksheet in which students choose a scene from their book to illustrate and summarize.
Bring fiction to life by having your little readers choose a scene from their book to illustrate and caption! Students will work on visualizing a quoted passage from a book with this creative illustration exercise.
Help your students to visually interpret a scene from their book with this illustration worksheet! After students read, they’ll make the picture in their minds come to life by drawing their favorite scene and quoting a passage from the text.