Deeper Reading Activities

Activities to use for assignments

Question/Comment Activity (pg.48,49)

Students use sticky notes to mark any places directly in their reading that they experience difficulty, or a thought. Examples for the question/comment activity are:

Question:
1)Ask a question about comprehension. It could be a sentence, paragraph, page - any kind of passage that you are having a hard time comprehending.

2)Ask a question about a character.

3)Ask a question about the plot.

4)Ask a question about a word you may not understand or know the meaning of. 

Comment:
1)Make a comment about a sentence, paragraph, page - any kind of passage that makes you think about something worth commenting about.

2)Make a comment about a character.

3)Make a comment about the plot.

4)Make a comment about a direct quote from the book that struck you as noteworthy.