A Tour of Our
I recently shared the idea of Reader’s Notebooks and how my children and I are using them to have meaningful, on-going conversations about the books that we read together and the books that they read independently. Can I just say how much we love these! Not only are we “discussing” books, but my children are learning to put their thoughts onto paper. They are reading with purpose and with more attention to detail than ever before. And best of all, I am able to get a glimpse into their hearts and minds while gently teaching them about grammar, mechanics, and letter format. The few hours I spend each week preparing and responding to their letters is far outweighed by the benefits!
Here’s a brief map of the parts of our Reader’s Notebooks, but they are explained in more detail in the video below.
Books I’ve Read
Books I Want to Read
List of Comprehension Strategies
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Story Chart (from Teaching the Classics)
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