• Reading Strategies: 

      Reading Response - Sentence Starters

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      1. Making Connections
      • I can relate to...
      • This part reminds me of...
      • This part reminds me of another book I read when...
      • I read another book where...
      • This is similar to...
      • I know about ____________ - but did not know about ________________

       

      1. Determining Importance
      • I was interested to find out...
      • Did you know that...
      • Something new I learned from this book...
      • I chose to read this book because...
      • Something more I would like to find out is...
      • I thought it was interesting the way...

       

      1. Evoking Sensory Images
      • I could really picture the part where...
      • I could imagine how the character felt when...
      • What helped me imagine the setting was...

       

      1. Making Inferences:
      • My guess is that the next thing that will happen is...
      • I predict that...
      • I can tell that _______________, because...
      • I want to find out whether...

       

      1. Retelling or Synthesizing
      • I enjoyed the part where...
      • I was surprised when...
      • I was disappointed when...
      • A part in the story I found to be funny was...
      • A part in the story that moved me, made me sad, excited me, ...

       

      1. Questioning:
      • Here are some questions I have about...
      • I would like to ask the author...