Reading is Thinking Links

Book Cover Creator

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Create a new book jacket with text for the book you’re reading.  You have a choice of a full book jacket or front and back (not front cover only). Share it with the class and explain why you made the changes you made.

http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/bookcover/

Create a Crossword

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Challenge your classmates with your great questions about the book you are reading.  Using your sticky notes full of questions create a crossword puzzle with 10-12 clues about the characters, setting, conflict, resolution or challenging vocabulary for your classmates.

http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/crossword/

Character Connection

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Choose a character you were able to connect with OR choose a character you were NOT able to connect with.  Use the Venn diagram to compare how your character reacted to a challenge and how you would have reacted to the same challenge.

http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/venn/

Character Trading Cards

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Think you know your character well?  Create a character trading card to share with the class and show your expertise about one of the main characters in your book.

http://readwritethink.org/materials/trading_cards/

Doodle a Little

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Create a visual of a significant event, character or setting in your book.  Share your illustration with the class explaining why this was an integral part of the story.

http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/doodle/

Friend Your Character

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Create a profile of your favorite character in your book.  Share your profile and the reason you chose that character with the class.

http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/profile/

Time Traveler

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Create a timeline of the important events in your book or in the life of your character.  Choose 5-7 events and share specific details from the text in your timeline.

http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/timeline/

Map Out Your Story

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Compete as many of the graphic organizers as you can (character map, setting map, conflict map, resolution map) for your book.  Use specific details from the text to answer the prompts.

http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/storymap/

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

Publish your important news, thinking and questions about the book you are reading.  The Printing Press will let you create a brochure, newspaper, booklet or flier.  Be creative and show your best thinking!

http://interactives.mped.org/view_interactive.aspx?id=110&title=

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

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Publish your important news, thinking and questions about the book you are reading. The Printing Press will let you create a brochure, newspaper, booklet or flier. Be creative and show your best thinking!

http://interactives.mped.org/view_interactive.aspx?id=110&title=

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