This resource helps ELs make strong connections with a simple fiction text. After reading a short story, students will think about how they can connect with the text and use sentence frames to explain their thinking.
After independent reading, check in to see how students are understanding what they read. Having students make character paper dolls is a fun way to assess their comprehension and bring the story to life!
Main characters would be lost without their supporting characters! Use this reading comprehension worksheet to compare and contrast characters from classic novels using a graphic organizer and paragraph excerpts.
One way to bring books to life for students is to have them empathize with one of the characters. This fun worksheet engages students in analyzing how a character’s feelings change over the course of the beginning, middle, and end of the book.