Choose a story that you have read. It can be one we did in class, one of your take home books, or one you have read at home with your family... you get to decide! Tell me about your story: Who were the characters? Where did the story take place? What happened in the story? I want to know! Make sure you tell me about the beginning, middle, and end of the story so I won't be left guessing! I can't wait to hear about the great stories you have been reading!!!
Think about the story we read this week called: Two Best Friends. Choose one of the questions below to respond to. You don't have to do all of them; it's up to you! See if you can think of an example from the story that supports your answer! I can't wait to read your responses!
1. What happens after Bud meets Flower (remember they were the cats)? (Organizing)
2. Tell how Peg feels at the beginning and at the end of the story? (Analyzing)
3. What advice can you give Peg about making new friends? (Integrating)
4. Tell what happened in the story in your own words. Remember to think about the
beginning, middle, and end! (Retell/ Summarize)
5. Did you like this story? Tell me why or why not! (Evaluate)
Boys and Girls: Think about the story, Go Away, Otto! Choose one of the questions below to respond to. Try to write 3 or more sentences in your post and remember to put your initials on here too so I will know whose work I am reading! Put the number of the question beside your response so I know which question you chose! Have fun working on our Blog!! I can't wait to read your responses! Happy Writing!!!
1. What would you do if your brother acted like Otto? (Applying)
2. How are Fred and Otto the same? How are they different? (Analyzing)
3. Why did Fred tell Otto he was sorry? (Generating)
4. Retell the Story in your own words. Remember to think about the beginning, middle, and end! (Summarizing)
Here your child will have an opportunity to respond to a story that we read in class. This is a great way to get your child thinking about text & building his/her comprehension! Please encourage them to take part in this activity!