Continuum Questions

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1 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Retelling What is this story mostly about? o o key details from the story? (2 to 3) What are some Who are some of the o characters in the story? o What is the setting of the story? beyond Thinking the Text Predicting o During Readin g – How do you think the book will end? o What else might the characters like or do? Making Connections o How are the characters the same as you? o How are the characters and what happens to them in this story the same or different as in a story that you know? o hat does this story remind you of? W o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? Synthesizing o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? o What are the characters doing in this picture? What did you notice about all the things the characters were doing? o Inferring o How were the characters feeling in the book? How do you know? How did the pictures help you o to understand the story ? o Why do you think __________? o or different as in a How are the characters and what happens to them in this story the same story that you know? Thinking about the Text o Analyzing o Why do you think the book was called ____________? What was the same about the ________ in the book? o o What did you notice was different? (change in pattern, text features, etc.) o Wh at is an author? What is an illustrator? o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this book? o What did you like/dislike about the illustrations?

2 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Retelling What is this story mostly about? o key o m the story? (2 to 3) What are some details fro Who are some of the characters in the story? o o What is the setting of the story? beyond Thinking the Text Predicting During Reading o – How do you think the book will end? o What else might the characters like or do? Making Connections How are the characters the same as you? o o What does this story remind you of? o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o What did this character do in other books that we’ve read? o How are the characters and what happens to them in this story t he same or different as in a story that you know? Synthesizing o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? What are the characters doing in this picture? o What did you notice about all the things the characters were doing? o Inferring How we re the characters feeling in the book? How do you know? o o u to understand the story? How did the pictures help yo o How did the pictures show ___________? Why do you think __________? o Thinking about the Text o Analyzing o _______? Why do you think the book was called _____ o What was the same about the ________ in the book? What did you notice was different? (change in pattern, text features, etc.) o o What was funny in the book? How do you know? o What happened at the beginning of the story? What happened at the end? o Wha t is an author? What is an illustrator? o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this book? o What did you like/dislike about the illustrations?

3 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Retelling What is the main idea of the story ? o What are some key details fr om the story? (2 to 3) o How did the story end? o What happened before or after ________________? o Who are some of the characters in the story? o What is the setting of the story? o Fluency o What punctuation do you notice on page __________? How does this punctuat o ion help you read? (pausing, voice inflection etc.) What are these marks called? (point out quotation marks) Why did the author use them? o What did you notice about (a bolded word from the text)? How does the author want you to o read that word? beyond the Text Thinking Predicting – o How do you think the book will end? During Reading o What else might the characters like or do? o After reading the text, predict what might happen next or what the character will like or do. What clues helped you with this predic tion? Making Connections How are the characters the same as you? o What does this story remind you of? o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o o s and what happens to them in this story the same or different as in a How are the character story that you know? Synthesizing o Before Reading – What do you know about (topic of book)? o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? o this picture? What are the characters doing in o What did you notice about all the things the characters were doing? Inferring o How were the characters feeling in the book? How do you know? o What pictures helped you know __________? How did the pictures help you ? o How did the author show __ _________? o Why do you think __________? o Why did the character ______________? How do you know?

4 Guided Reading Goal Questions Thinking the Text about Analyzing o o Why do you think the book was called ____________? What was the same about the ________ in the book? o o ifferent? (change in pattern, text features, etc.) What did you notice was d o What kind of story (genre) is this? How do you know o ______________? ( example: How do you know that Mom thought the that boy had done a good job?) o What happened at the beginning of the story? What happene d at the end? o What is an author? What is an illustrator? o Critiquing What did you like/dislike about this ( o , beginning, characters, ending) ? book o What did you like/dislike about the illustrations in the book?

5 Guided Reading Goal Questions the T ext Thinking within Retelling What is the main idea of the story (central message or lesson of the story) ? o What are some key details from the story (2 to 3) , ? o Retell the story including characters, setting, problem, and solution. o How did the story end? o What happened bef ore or after ________________? o Who is telling the story? o Fluency o What punctuation do you notice on page __________? How does this punctuation help you read? (pausing, voice inflection etc.) o What are these marks called? (point out quotation marks) Why did the author use them? o What did you notice about (a bolded word from the text)? How does the author want you to o read that word? beyond the Text Thinking Predicting – o How do you think the book will end? During Reading o What else might the characters like or do? o After reading the text, predict what might happen next or what the character will like or do. What clues helped you with this prediction? Making Connections How are the characters the same as you? o What does this story remind you of? o Can you think o f another book that is similar to this one? o o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? How are the characters and what happens to them in this story the same o o r different as in a story that you know? Synthesizing o Before Reading – What do you know about (topic of book or character )? o Show where you found this What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? information. What are the characters doing in this picture? o o What did you notice about all the things the characters were doing? Inferring o How were the characters feeling in the book? How do you know? o What kind of character is _________? How did the author show what this character is like? o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o What pictures helped you know __________? How did the pictures help you? o How did the author show ___________?

6 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Why do you think __________? about the Text Thinking Analyzing o What was the same about the _____ ___ in the book? o What did you notice was different? (change in pattern, text features, etc.) o o What was funny in the book? How do you know? o What do you notice that made the story funny or surprising? Talk about what o d at the beginning of the story. Then what happened (events). What happene happened at the end? o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? o What are the major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information? ails in a story help to describe its characters, setting, or events? o How do the illustrations and det o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o What did you like/dislike about the illustrations in this book? o What did you think about (book, beg inning, characters, ending)? Why?

7 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Retelling What is the main idea of the story (central message or lesson of the story) ? o What are some key details from the story (2 to 3) ? o n the order that they happened including the characters, setting, o Retell the events from the text i . problem, and solution o What was the problem in the story? How did the characters solve the problem? o o How did the story end? What happened before or after ________________? o What new informa tion did you learn about __________? o Who is telling the story? o Fluency o What punctuation do you notice on page __________? o How does this punctuation help you read? (pausing, voice inflection etc.) Why did the author use them? o What are these marks called? (point out quotation marks) What did you notice about (a bolded word from the text)? How does the author want you to o read that word? o How should we read this (phrase, sentence etc.)? Thinking beyond the Text Predicting During Reading the book will end? – How do you think o Based on what you know, what might happen next ? o After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues helped you with this o prediction? Making Connections o How are the characters the same as you? o ou of? What does this story remind y o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? d)? o What connection can you make (personal, text, worl What are some similarities and differences between the adventures and experiences of o characters in stories? Synthesizing o Before Reading – What do you know about (topic of book or character )? o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this information. o What did you notice about all the things the characters were doing?

8 Guided Reading Goal Questions Inferring How were the characters feeling in the book? How do you know? o ______ or acted _________? o Why do you think the character felt _ o How did the author show what this character is like? What ki nd of character is ___________? Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o o What pictures helped you know __________? How did the pictures help you? How did the author show ___________? o Why do you think __________? o o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o What caused __________ to happen? What was the effect ? o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? Thinking about the Text Analyzing o o e ________ in the book? What was the same about th o What did you notice was different? (change in pattern, text features, etc.) o What was funny in the book? How do you know? o What do you notice that made the story funny or surprising? o ing, middle, end). Discuss how the author organized the story (beginn What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? o What is the of the book? How do you know? genre o What types of illustrations are in the book (photographs, drawings, etc.)? o What text features did you notice in the o book? How did they help you understand the book? o If applicable, where did you notice a set of directions? How does this help you? o What are the major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information? o details in a story help to describe its characters, setting, or events? How do the illustrations and o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o What did you like/dislike about the illustrations in this book? What did you think about (book, o beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author use the photographs to give you more information about the topic? o How does the author hel p you learn about _____________?

9 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Retelling What is the main idea of the story (central message or lesson of the story) ? o What are some key details from the story (2 to 3) ,? o Retell important events from the text in the order that they happened including character, o the setting, problem, and solution . o What was the problem in the story? How did the characters solve the problem? o o How did the story end? What happened before or after ________________? o What new information di d you learn about __________? o What happened first? What happened next? What happened last? o Who is telling the story? o Fluency o How does punctuation help you read? (pausing, voice inflection etc.) o How should we read this (phrase, sentence etc.)? b eyond Thinking the Text Predicting o During Reading – How do you think the book will end? o Based on what you know, what might happen next? After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues helped you with this o prediction? o Based on the genre or text s tructure of this book, predict what might happen next. Making Connections What does this story remind you of? o o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? haracter the same in this book as in previous books? o How is the c o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? o What are some similarities and differences between the adventures and experiences of characters in stories? Synthesizing – What do yo u know about (topic of book or character)? o Before Reading o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this information. Inferring o Talk about how the character felt in the book. How do you know? o Why do you think the character felt _ _ _____ or acted _________? o What kind of character is _____? How did the author show what this character is like? o Why did the character ______________? How do you know?

10 Guided Reading Goal Questions o How did the pictures help you? What picture helped you know ________? How did the au o thor show ___________? Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o What o __________ to happen? What was the effect ? caused How did you feel when the character ___________? Why did the character feel and act that o way? o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? about Thinking the Text Analyzing o o What was the same about the ________ in the book? What did you notice was different? (change in pattern, text features, etc.) o o that made th e story funny or surprising? What did the author do o Discuss how the author organized the story. (Beginning, middle, and end) o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? o What is the genre of the book? How do you know? o in the book (photographs, drawings, etc.)? What types of illustrations are What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o If applicable, chronological order (ex. life cycle). o discuss If applicable, identify the features that make the text reali stic fiction or fantasy. o o What are the major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information? How do the illustrations and details in a story help to describe its characters, setting, or events? o o Critiquing o What did you like/disl ike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o What did you like/dislike about the illustrations? o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? What was the most important part of the story? Why? o o What do you think about the character’s thoughts and behaviors? What makes you say that? o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author use the photographs to give you more information about the topic? o How does the author help you learn about ____________ _?

11 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Retelling What is the main idea of the story (central message or lesson of the story)? o o key details from the story (2 to 3),? What are some Retell the important events from the text in the order that they happened o including character, events, setting, problem, and solution. What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? o How did the story end? o What new information did you learn about __________? o o What happened first? What happened ne xt? What happened last? Who is telling the story at different points in the text ? o beyond the Text Thinking Predicting During Reading – o How do you think the book will end? o Based on what you know, what might happen next? from the book or personal o After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues experience helped you with this prediction? o Based on the genre or text structure of this book, predict what might happen next. Making Connections What does this story remind you of? o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? o Synthesizing ew information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o What n After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Have the o students clarified their knowledge of the topic?) o What did you learn about __________ after re ading this book? Show where you found this information. Inferring o Talk about how the character felt in the book. How do you know? o Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? What kind of character is _____? How did the author show w hat this character is like? o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o o Use the pictures to show me additional information that was not stated in the text. o How did the author show ___________? o Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? What caused __________ to happen? What was the effect ? o

12 Guided Reading Goal Questions o How did you feel when the character ___________? Why did the character feel and act that way? o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? t the Text abou Thinking Analyzing o What was the same about the ________ in the book? o What did you notice was different? (change in pattern, text features, etc.) o What did the author do that made the story funny or surprising? o o (Beginning, middle, and end) Discuss how the author organized the story. o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? genre of the book? What are the characteristics of this genre that you noticed ? o What is the traditional literature, plays) (simple animal fantasy, easy factual texts, realistic fiction, o What types of illustrations are in the book (photographs, drawings, etc.)? What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o o Could this story really happen? Why? o Why did the author u se (juicy word) to describe ___________? o Show me where the problem was solved in the story. How do you know? o What feelings do _________(descriptive words or phrases) suggest? What senses are you using to understand ___(descriptive words or phrases)? o Wha t are the major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information? Critiquing o o , pictures )? What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending o What did you like/dislike about the illustrations? o What did you th ink about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? How does the author use the photographs to give you more information about the topic? o o How doe s the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o Do the pictures add to your understanding of the book? Why or why not?

13 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Retelling the story (central message or lesson of the story)? What is the main idea of o o details from the story (2 to 3),? What are some key Retell the important o events from the text in the order that they happened including character, and solution. setting, problem, events What was the pro o blem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? o How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o What new information did you learn about __________? Who is telling the story at different points in the text? o beyond Thinking the Text Predicting During Reading o – How do you think the book will end? o Based on what you know, what might happen next? o After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal experience helped you with this p rediction? o Based on the genre or text structure of this book, predict what might happen next. Making Connections What does this story remind you of? o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar t o (title of another book)? o How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? - , o Before, During Based on what you already know about ____________, and After Reading what connections can yo u make to the text? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you understand the text? o What are some similarities and differences between the adventures and experiences of characters in stories? Synthesizing o What new i nformation has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Have the students clarified their knowledge of the topic?) o What did you learn about __________ after readin g this book? Show where you found this information. o Why are ______________ important to us? o Explain ___________ in your own words.

14 Guided Reading Goal Questions Inferring Talk about how the character felt in the book. How do you know? o cted _________? o Why do you think the character felt _______ or a o What kind of character is _____? How did the author show what this character is like? o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? Use the pictures to show me additional information that was not stated in the text. o o author show ___________? How did the o Why do you think __________? How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o What caused o __________ to happen? What was the effect ? How did you feel when the character ___________? Why did the character feel and a o ct that way? What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o about Thinking the Text Analyzing o What was the same about the ________ in the book? o o What did you notice was different? (change in pattern, text features, etc.) o the story funny or surprising? What did the author do that made o Discuss how the author organized the story. (Beginning, middle, and end) o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? What is the genre o of the book? What are the characteristics of this genre that you noticed? (simple animal fantasy, easy factual texts, realistic fiction, traditional literature, plays) o What types of illustrations are in the book (photographs, drawings, etc.)? o erstand the book? What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you und Could this story really happen? Why or why not ? o Why did the author use (juicy word) to describe ___________? o Show me where the problem was solved in the story. How do you know? o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (inf ormational) texts. o o How was _________ different from all of the rest? o Locate the beginning of the text. Locate the series of episodes in the text. Locate the end. o What feelings do _________(descriptive words or phrases) suggest? What senses are you to understand ___(descriptive words or phrases)? using o What are the major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information? o How do the illustrations and details in a story help to describe its characters, setting, or events? o Critiquin g o , pictures )? What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending o What did you like/dislike about the illustrations? What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? o o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author use the photographs to give you more information about the topic? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o Do the pictures add to your understanding of the book? How or why not?

15 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing entral message, lesson , or moral of the story) ? o What is the main idea of the story (c What are some key details from the story (2 to 3)? o Ask a question about key details in the text that begins with who, what, when, where, how, or o why. Answer the question. (Students will develop and answer the questions.)_ o important event s or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell Summarize the me more. (This could also be written.) o What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? o How did characters in the story respond to major events or challenges ? o How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o What new information did you learn about __________? Who is telling the story at different points in the text? o beyond the Text Thinking Predicting During Reading o How do you think t he book will end? – o During Reading – How do you think the problem will be solved? o Based on what you know, what might happen next? After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal o experience helped you with this pr ediction? Based on the genre or text structure of this book, predict what might happen next. o o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? Making Connections What does this story remind you of? o o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? ow is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o H In a book series, how are the characters o attitudes and behaviors the same? How does this ’ help you as a reader? o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? o and After Reading - Based on what you already know about ____________, Before, During, what connections can you make to the text? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you understand the text? Synthesizing o What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Have the students clarified their knowledge of the topic?) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this information. o How has your thinking changed after reading?

16 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Why are ______________ important to us? Explain ___________ in your own words. o Inferring o Talk about how the character felt in the book. How do you know? ue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are o Look at the dialog feeling or thinking? Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o What is the character like? How do you know that? o Why did the character ______________? Ho w do you know? o How did the author show ___________? o Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o o happened to cause the character to feel or act ___________? What What caused the problem or outcome? o How did yo u feel when the character _________? Why did the character feel and act that way? o the Text Thinking about Analyzing o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? o o What is the genre of the book? What are the characteristics of thi s genre that you noticed? (traditional language, literary language, descriptive language) o What types of illustrations are in the book (photographs, drawings, etc.)? o What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o Why did the author use (juicy word) to describe ___________? Show me where the problem was solved in the story. How do you know? o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How was _________ o different from the others in the text (character, events, items in story) ? (character, events, items in story) o Locate the beginning of the text. Locate the series of episodes in the text. Locate the end. this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare o What is the text structure of and contrast, temporal sequence, problem and solution) o ? Why did the author choose these features? What nonfiction text features do you notice (photograph, caption, pictures , etc.) o How can y ou show the characters’ different points of view when reading aloud? (using a different voice for each character)If applicable, c ompare and contrast two or more versions of ultures. the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different c o Critiquing o , pictures )? What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending o What did you like/dislike about the illustrations? o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important p art of the story? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author use the photographs to give you more information about the topic? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with _____ _____? Why or why not?

17 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not? o How could the characters have behaved differently? o Was this story interesting, funny, or exciting? Tell me why.

18 Guided Reading Goal Questions within the Text Thi nking Summarizing entral message, lesson of the story)? What is the main idea of the story (c o , or moral What are some key details from the story (2 to 3)? o how, or o Ask a question about key details in the text that begins with who, what, when, where, why. Answer the question. (Students will develop and answer the questions.) o Summarize the important events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell me more. (This could also be written.) o ell how they are related. Summarize ideas from a text and t What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? o How did characters in the story respond to major events or challenges? o How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o What ne w information did you learn about __________? o o Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. beyond Thinking the Text Predicting o During Reading – How do you think the book will end? o – How do you think the problem will be solved? During Reading Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? o After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues o from the book or personal experience helped you with this prediction? Based on the genre or text structure of this book, predict what might happen next. o o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? s __________. What were they? o There were a few clues that might have helped you gues Making Connections (Follow up question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) o What does this story remind you of? o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o ding) similar to (title of another book)? How is the (topic, characters, en Explain how they are connected. o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Before, During, and After Reading o - Based on what you already know about ____________, what connections can you make to the tex t? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you understand the text? o In a book series, how are the characters’ attitudes and behaviors the same? How does this help you as a reader? Synthesizing o What new information ha s been added to what you already knew about the topic?

19 Guided Reading Goal Questions o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Have the students clarified their knowledge of the topic?) Show where you found this o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? information. o How has your thinking changed after reading? o Why are ______________ important to us? Explain ___________ in your own words. o Inferring haracters are o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the c feeling or thinking? o Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? What is the character like? How do you know that? o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o o How did the author show ___________? o Why do you t hink __________? How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o What happened to cause the character to feel or act ___________? o What caused the problem or outcome? o How did you feel when the character ___________? How did that help you un derstand the o story? Why did the character feel and act that way? o about the Text Thinking o Analyzing o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? o What is the genre of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? ( fiction, nonfiction, realistic stories, traditional literature, fantasy ) If applicable, what was the mystery in the story? o Can you show me some of the pages where the author gave you clues to solve the mystery? o What types of illustrations are in the book (photographs, drawings, etc.)? o What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or nderstanding of the text? u Show me where the problem was re o solved in the story. How do you know? o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How were _________ (characters, events, items in the story) different from the ot hers ? o What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare and contrast, temporal sequence, problem and solution) o What nonfiction text features do you notice? Why did the author choo se these features? (photograph , caption, pictures , etc.) o How does the heading help you? o How did the dialogue help you to understand the text? o After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s writing style?

20 Guided Reading Goal Questions o chniques did the author use? (example: question and answer If applicable, what writing te format) o If applicable, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations and print in a graphic novel? How can you show the characters’ different points of view when reading aloud (d o ifferent voices)? o Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures. o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? What did you li ke/dislike about the illustrations? o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o o What was the most important part of the story? Why? o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o mation? Why do you think the author included this infor o How does the author use the photographs to give you more information about the topic? How does the author help you learn about _____________? o o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your underst anding of the book? How or why not? o How could the characters have behaved differently? o Was this story interesting, funny, or exciting? Tell me why.

21 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing Ask a question about key details in the text th at begins with who, what, when, where, how, or o why. Answer the question. (Students will develop and answer the questions.) Summarize the important events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell o en.) me more. (This could also be writt Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? o How did characters in the story respond to major events or challenges? How did the story end? o at was the surprise at the end? If applicable, wh What new information did you learn about __________? o How do the pictures in a graphic text (novel) help you understand the story? o o Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their cen tral message, lesson, or moral. beyond the Text Thinking Predicting – How do you think the book will end? o During Reading During Reading – How do you think the problem will be solved? o o Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal o experience helped you with this prediction? o happen next. Based on the genre or text structure of this book, predict what might Has your prediction happened? How do you know? o Making Connections ( Follow up question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) o What does this story remind you of? o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? Ho o w is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o ng - Based on what you already know about ____________, Before, During, and After Readi what connections can you make to the text? Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you o understand the text? Synthesizing o What new information has been added to w hat you already knew about the topic? o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Have the students clarified their knowledge of the topic?) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you f ound this information.

22 Guided Reading Goal Questions o How has your thinking changed after reading? Why are ______________ important to us? o o Explain ___________ in your own words. o Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) meaning in a story, poem, or song. supply rhythm and Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the o story and the ending concludes the action. Inferring Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you abo ut how the characters are o feeling or thinking? o Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? What is the character like? How do you know that? o (oral or written response) o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? How did th o e author show ___________? Why do you think __________? o o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? What happened to cause the character to feel or act ___________? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the pr oblem the same way o the character did? What caused the problem or outcome? o o What is the big idea (theme) of the story? Thinking about the Text o Analyzing o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? What is the of the book? W hat are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (fiction, o genre nonfiction, realistic stories, traditional literature, fantasy) o What types of illustrations are in the book (photographs, drawings, etc.)? How can the information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text be used o to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot? o What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or o understanding of the text? o Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o w was _________ different from all of the rest? Ho o What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare cause and effect, problem and solution) and contrast, temporal sequence, Show me a page where (identify a text s tructure element). o o How were the beginning and ending parts of the story alike? How were they different? o If applicable, show me some parts of the book that are funny. o What nonfiction text features do you notice? Why did the author choose these features? ( headings, photograph, caption, pictures , bold, italics, etc.) o What does the author mean by (figurative language example)? How does it add to the meaning or enjoyment of the text?

23 Guided Reading Goal Questions o How do the setting and plot of the story relate? How did the dialogue help y o ou to understand the text? o After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s writing style? What writing techniques did the author use? (example : question and answer format) o When reading a graphic novel, o w has the author communicated meaning through illustrations ho and print ? o What is the author’s purpose? How do you know? o How can you show the characters’ different points of view when reading aloud (different voices)? o of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by Compare and contrast two or more versions different authors or from different cultures. o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending , pictures )? o Why? What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with ______ ____? Why or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not? How could the characters have behaved differently? o o Was this story interesting, funny, or exciting? Tell me why.

24 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing Ask a question about key details in the text that begins with who, what, when, where, how, or o why. Answer the question. (Students will develop and answer the questions.) Summarize the important events or episodes f rom the text in th o e order that they happened. Tell a response .) me more. (This could also be written Summarize ideas or facts from a text and tell how they are related. o What was the problem in the story? o o How did the characters solve the problem? How did characters in t o he story respond to major events or challenges? How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o o What new information did you learn about __________? Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? (Draw attent o ion to captions.) o Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. beyond Thinking the Text Predicting o During Reading – How do you think the book will end? o – How do you think the problem will be solved? During Reading Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? o o After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal xperience helped you with this prediction? e o Based on the genre or text structure of this book, predict what might happen next. o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? Making Connections (Follow up question: How did that connection help you understan d the story?) o What does this story remind you of? o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? What co nnection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o o Before, During, and After Reading - Based on what you already know about ____________, what connections can you make to the text? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did wh at you know about the topic help you understand the text? Synthesizing o What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Have the students clarifie d their knowledge of the topic?)

25 Guided Reading Goal Questions o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this information. o How has your thinking changed after reading? Why are ______________ important to us? o Explain ___________ in your own words . o What lesson did the character learn in the story? o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) o or song. supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the o story and the ending concludes the action. Inferring o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are eeling or thinking? f Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o What is the character like? How do you know that? (oral or written response) o Tell what you learned about (character). o Why did the character ______________? How do you kn ow? o o How did the author show ___________? o Why do you think __________? How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o o What happened to cause the character to feel or act ___________? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would yo u solve the problem the same way the character did? What caused the problem or outcome? o What is the big idea (theme) of the story? o o If applicable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and plot) from the illustrati ons in graphic novels (texts)? about Thinking the Text o Analyzing Talk about what happened at the beginning of the story. Then what happened (events). What o happened at the end? o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? o What is the genre of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (fiction, nonfiction, realistic stories, traditional literature, fantasy) o What types of illustrations are in the book (photographs, drawings, etc.)? How can the information gai ned from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text be used o to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot? o What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o Could this story really hap pen? Why or why not? o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or understanding of the text? o Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfictio n (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest?

26 Guided Reading Goal Questions o What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) o What nonfict ion text features do you notice? Why did the author choose these features? ( headings, photograph, caption, pictures, bold, italics, etc.) Show me a page where (identify a text structure element). o What does the author mean by (figurative language example) ? How does it add to the meaning o or enjoyment of the text? o How do the setting and plot of the story relate? How did the dialogue help you to understand the text? o o r’s After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the autho writing style? What writing techniques did the author use? (example: question and answer format) o When reading a graphic novel, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations o and print? writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing o If applicable, this book had different kinds of (letters, stories, diary etc.)? How can you show the characters’ different points of view when reading aloud (different o voices)? o Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cin derella stories) by different authors or from different cultures. o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending , pictures )? What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o o tant part of the story? Why? What was the most impor o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not? o How could the characters have behaved differently? o What did the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or exciting to read about? Why?

27 Guided Reading Goal Questions thin the Text Thinking wi Summarizing important Summarize the o events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell me more. (This could also be a written response.) Summarize ideas and facts from a text and tell how they are related. o Ask and answer o questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. o What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at o the end? o What new information did you learn about __________? Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? (Draw attention to o captions.) o w their Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain ho actions contribute to the sequence of events. o Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text. be Thinking the Text yond Predicting During Reading o – How do you think the book will end? o During Reading – How do you think the problem will be solved? o Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. Based on what you know, what might happen o next? After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal o experience helped you with this prediction? o Based on the genre or text structure of this book, predict what might happen next. Has your prediction happened? o How do you know? (Follow up question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) Making Connections o What does this story remind you of? o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) simil ar to (title of another book)? o How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? (oral o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. or written response) o Before, During, and After Reading - Based on w hat you already know about ____________, what connections can you make to the text? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you understand the text? Synthesizing o What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic?

28 Guided Reading Goal Questions o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Have the students clarified their knowledge of the topic?) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this (oral or written response) infor mation. o How has your thinking changed after reading? What does the writer say that makes you think that? Why are ______________ important to us? o Explain ___________ in your own words. o What lesson did the character learn in the story? o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o Tell how and why the character changed throughout the story. o Inferring o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are nking? feeling or thi Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o Tell what you learned about (character). o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o How did the author show ___________? o o Why do you think __________? change from _________ to _________? Wh at caused this change? o How did the character o What happened to cause the character to feel or act ___________? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way the character did? o What caused the pro blem or outcome? o of the story? What is the big idea/theme If applicable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and o plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)? o Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone unde rstand the story differently? What makes you think this? What were the major events that led to the problem or the solution? o about Thinking the Text o Analyzing Talk about what happened at the beginning of the story. Then what happened (events). What o ened at the end? happ o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? o What is the genre of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? ( realistic and historical fiction, nonfiction, fantasy ) biography, other o What type s of illustrations are in the book (photographs, drawings, etc.)? o What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o Give an example of a description the writer used t o show what __________ was like. Why did the writer use this description? o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest? o Locate the beginning of the text. Locate the series of episodes in the text. Locate the end.

29 Guided Reading Goal Questions o What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) Why did the author choose these features? ( table o What nonfiction text features do you notice? headings, photograph, caption, pictures, bold, italics, etc.) of contents, o Show me a page where (identify a text structure element). What does the author mean by (figurative language example o nliteral word or phrase ; literal or no )? How does it add to the meaning or enjoyment of the such as “it was raining cats and dogs” text? o How do the setting and plot of the story relate? o How did the dialogue help you to understand the text? After reading several books fr om this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s o writing style? If applicable, what writing techniques did the author use? (example: question and answer o format) o If applicable, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrati ons and print in a graphic novel? If applicable, this book had different kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing o (letters, stories, diary etc.)? How does the author show what o (character) was like? o H ow did the writer help you under stand two different points of view about _____? o How did the author show __________? o What do you think the author wants you to think about ___________? What do you think she might want you to do after you read this book? o Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the word o s in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting). o Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). How is your point of view different or the same as the narrator or characters in the text? o o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending , pictures )? o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the mo st important part of the story? Why? o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not o ? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not? o How could the characters have behaved differently? o What did the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or exciting to read about? Why? o If applicable, what do you think the author’s opinion of the subject is? Do you agree or disagree with this opinion? Why or why not? o How did the writer make this book interesting/enjoyable?

30 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing important events or epi Summarize the o sodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell me more. (This could also be a written response.) Summarize ideas and facts from a text and tell how they are related. o Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring ex o plicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. o What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o o What new information did you learn about __________? Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? (Draw attention to o captions.) o Look at the (glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a (word from the glossary or an idea under that heading). Summarize the importa nt events at intervals during the reading of a longer text. o o Sequence the actions from a graphic text. o What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characters encounter? Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, o or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. o Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key deta ils in the text. Thinking beyond the Text Predicting Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? o After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal o experience helped you with this prediction? o Based on the genre or text structure of this book, predict what might happen next. Has your prediction happened? How do you know? o Making Connections (Follow up question: How did that connection hel p you understand the story?) o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o o Before, During, and After Reading - Based on what you already know about ____________, what connections can you make to the text? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you understand the text? o Written Response: What connections can you make between this text and another text that you have read?

31 Guided Reading Goal Questions Synthesizing What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o e new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Have the o After reading, has th students clarified their knowledge of the topic?) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this information. How has your thinking changed after re o ading? o Why are ______________ important to us? Explain ___________ in your own words. o o What lesson did the character learn in the story? How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o Inferring Look at the dialogue in the text. What do o es the dialogue tell you about how the characters are feeling or thinking? o Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o Tell what you learned about (character). Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o o show ___________? How did the author o Why do you think __________? How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o o What happened to cause the character to feel or act ___________? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way the character did? What caused the problem or outcome? o What is the big idea/theme of the story? o o If applicable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (te xts)? Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story differently? What makes you think o this? o What were the major events that led to the problem or the solution? Thinking the Text about Analyzing o o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? o What is the genre of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (fiction, nonfiction, realistic stories, traditional literature, fantasy) ? o What types of illustrations are in the book (photographs, drawings, etc.) o What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or understanding of the text? o Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest?

32 Guided Reading Goal Questions o choose this? (description, compare What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) o What nonfiction text features do you notice? Why did the author choose these features? .) (headings, photograph, caption, pictures, bold, italics, etc o Show me a page where (identify a text structure element). How do the setting and plot of the story relate? o o How did the dialogue help you to understand the text? hor’s o After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the aut writing style? What o writing techniques did the author use? (example: question and answer format) o When reading a graphic novel, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations and print? If applicable, this book had different kinds o f writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing o (letters, stories, diary etc.)? o How does the author show what (character) was like even if he/she wasn’t in the story most of ? the time o Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. o Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., creat e mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting). o Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). How is your point of view different or the same as the narrator or characters in the text? o What does the author mean by (figurative language example; literal or nonliteral word or phrase o such as “it was raining cats and dogs”)? How does it add to the meaning or enjoyment of the text? o Critiquing o W hat did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending , pictures )? o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? o ? What do you think (character) was thinking? Why o Why do you think the author included this information? How does the author help you learn about _____________? o o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not? o How could the characters have behaved differently? o What did the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or exciting to read about? Why?

33 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing important events or episodes from the tex o Summarize the t in the order that they happened. Tell me more. (This could also be a written response.) Summarize ideas and facts from a text and tell how they are related. o Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the te o xt (Ask and answer “in the book” questions.) as the basis for the answers. What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? o o How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o What new information did you learn about __________? Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? (Draw attention to o captions.) o Look at the (glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a (word from the glossary or an idea under that heading ). Summarize the important events at intervals during the reading of a longer text. o o Sequence the actions from a graphic text. What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characters encounter? o o Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. o Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text. beyond Thinking the Text Predicting Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? o o What clues from the book or personal After reading the text, predict what might happen next. experience helped you with this prediction? o Based on the genre or text structure of this book, predict what might happen next. o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? o Making Connections (Follow - up Question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o o W hat connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o Before, During, and After Reading - Based on what you already know about ____________, what connections can you make to the text? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you understand the text?

34 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Based on a similar experience that you have had, what connection can you make to the character or events? What connections can you make between this text and another text tha t o Written Response: you have read? What did you learn about _________ culture in ________ text that helps you understand the o culture in this text? Synthesizing What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o After reading, has the new inform o ation changed your thinking about the topic? (Have the students clarified their knowledge of the topic?) What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this o information. How has your thinking changed after reading? o o Why a re ______________ important to us? Explain ___________ in your own words. o What lesson did the character learn in the story? o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o How did you group the information in the text as you were readin g? How did you r o grouping change? Inferring Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are o feeling or thinking? o Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o Tell what you learned about (c haracter). o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? How did the author show ___________? o Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o What happened to cause the character to feel or act _______ ____? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way o the character did? o What caused the problem or outcome? What is the big idea/theme of the text ? o How do they apply to our lives today? o If applicable, what inform ation can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)? o Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story differently? What makes you think this? What were the major events that led to the problem or the solution? o o How did the characters feelings towards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? Thinking about the Text o Analyzing o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting? o What is the genre of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (fiction, nonfiction, realistic stories, traditional literature, fantasy) o What types of illustrations are in the book (photographs, drawings, etc.)?

35 Guided Reading Goal Questions o book? How did they help you understand the book? What text features did you notice in the Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or understanding of the text? o Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest? o What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare o trast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) and con What nonfiction text features do you notice? Why did the author choose these features? o (headings, photograph, caption, pictures, bold, italics, etc.) o Show me a page where (identify a text s tructure element). o How is the setting important to the story? o How did the dialogue help you to understand the text? o After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s writing style? What writing techniques d id the author use? (example: question and answer format) o o When reading a graphic novel, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations and print? If applicable, this book had different kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing o (letters, stories, diary etc.)? o How does the author show what (character) was like even if he/she wasn’t in the story most of the time ? o Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms er, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier such as chapt sections. Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words o ng). in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setti Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author o about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). What does the writer mean by ______________? o o owed _______________. Find the part of the story where the writer sh o What did the writer want you to learn from this book? How is your point of view different or the same as the narrator or characters in the text? o o What does the author mean by (figurative language example; literal or nonliteral word or phrase such as “it was raining cats and dogs”)? How does it add to the meaning or enjoyment of the text? o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending) o ? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with ____ ______? Why or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not?

36 Guided Reading Goal Questions o How could the characters have behaved differently? o What did the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or exciting to read about? W hy? o Is this a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this situation or time period? Why or why not? (i.e. historical fiction) o Was the title of the text a good one? Why or why not?

37 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing importa events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell nt o Summarize the me more. (This could also be a written response.) Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referr o ing explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. (Ask and answer “in the book” questions.) What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? o How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o o What new information did you learn about __________? o Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? o Look at the (glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a (word from the glossary or an idea under that heading). o Su mmarize the important events at intervals during the reading of a longer text. Sequence the actions from a graphic text. o What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characters encounter? o raits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their o Describe characters in a story (e.g., their t actions contribute to the sequence of events. o Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is convey ed through key details in the text. o Tell the important ideas in an organized way (orally or written response). Thinking beyond the Text Predicting Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? o After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal o experience helped you with this prediction? o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? will do next, feel, etc. o Based on clues from the story, predict what the character Connections ( Follow - up Question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) Making o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o Before, During, and After Reading - Based on what you already know about ____________, what connections can you make to the text? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you understand the text? o Based on a personal experience, what connection can you make to the people of other cultures, times, and places?

38 Guided Reading Goal Questions o onse: What connections can you make between this text and another text that Written Resp you have read? o What did you learn about _________ culture in ________ text that helps you understand the culture in this text? Synthesizing What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Different people o and cultures) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this information. How has your thinking changed after reading? Why? o o Why are ______________ important to us? o Explain ___________ in your own words. What lesson did the character learn in the story? o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o o How did you group the information in the text as you were reading? How did you grouping change? Inferring o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are feeling or thinking? Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o o Tell what you learned about (character). o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o How did the author show ___________? Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o What hap pened to cause the character to feel or act ___________? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way o the character did? o What caused the problem or outcome? pply to our lives today? o What is the big idea/theme of the text? How do they a If applicable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and o plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)? o Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story differently? Wh at makes you think this? o What were the major events that led to the problem or the solution? o How did the characters feelings towards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? What caused the character to feel or act a certain way? What was the eff ect? o o Based on the dialogue, what are the characters feeling? o Based on the characters actions or motives, wh y did he or she behave that way (even if you don’t agree with their actions or motives)? Thinking about the Text o Analyzing o What did the author do to make the characters or situation interesting?

39 Guided Reading Goal Questions o genre of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (realistic What is the and historical fiction, simple fantasy, biography, and other nonfiction) o book? How did they help you understand the book? What text features did you notice in the Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or understanding of the text? Show me where the problem was resolved in the s o tory. How do you know? Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest? o What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare o rast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) and cont o What nonfiction text features do you notice? Why did the author choose these features? (headings, photograph, caption, pictures, bold, italics, etc.) Show me a page where (identify a text st ructure element). o o How is the setting important to the story? o How did the dialogue help you to understand the text? After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s o writing style? writing techniques di d the author use? (example: question and answer format) o What o When reading a graphic novel, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations and print? o If applicable, this book had different kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds o f writing (letters, stories, diary etc.)? o How does the author show what (character) was like even if he/she wasn’t in the story most of ? the time Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms o er, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier such as chapt sections. Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words o in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setti ng). Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author o about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). o What does the writer mean by ______________? Find the part of the story where the writer sh owed _______________. o What did the writer want you to learn from this book? o o Identify characteristics of genre in a combined or hybrid text (i.e. a text that combines fiction and non - fiction). o ory? How did the writer build interest and suspense throughout the st o What elements of fantasy did you notice in this text (i.e. motif, symbolism, magic)? How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? o How is your point of view different or the same as the narrator or characters in the text? o What does the author mean by (figurative language example; literal or nonliteral word or phrase such as “it was raining cats and dogs”)? How does it add to the meaning or enjoyment of the text? o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)?

40 Guided Reading Goal Questions o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? What was the most important part of the story? Why? o What do you think (char acter) was thinking? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? o o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of th o e book? How or why not? o How could the characters have behaved differently? o What did the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or exciting to read about? Why? iod? Why or why o Is this a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this situation or time per not? (i.e. historical fiction) o Was the title of the text a good one? Why or why not? o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic?

41 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing important o Summarize the events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell me more. (Orally or written) Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o A o sk and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. (Ask and answer “in the book” questions.) o What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o o What new information did you learn about __________? Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? o Look at the (glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an exa mple of a (word from the o glossary or an idea under that heading). o Summarize the important events at intervals during the reading of a longer text. Sequence the actions from a graphic text. o o What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did t he characters encounter? Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their o actions contribute to the sequence of events. o Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in a text; summarize the te xt. o Tell the important ideas in an organized way (orally or written response). Thinking beyond the Text Predicting Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? o After reading the t ext, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal o experience helped you with this prediction? o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? o Based on clues from the story, predict what the character will do next, feel, etc. Making Follow - up Question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) Connections ( o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? How is the character the same i o n this book as in previous books? o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o Before, During, and After Reading - Based on what you already know about ____________, what connections can you make to the text? o Befor e, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you understand the text? o Based on a personal experience, what connection s can you make to the people of other cultures, times, and places?

42 Guided Reading Goal Questions o What connections can you make between this text and another text that Written Response: you have read? o What did you learn about _________ culture in ________ text that helps you understand the culture in this text? Synthesizing What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Different people o and cultures) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this information. How has your thinking changed after reading? Why? o o Why are ______________ important to us? o Explain ___________ in your own words. What lesson did the character learn in the story? o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o o How did you group the information in the te xt as you were reading? How did you grouping change? Inferring o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are feeling or thinking? Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o Tell what you learned about (character). o o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o How did the author show ___________? Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o What happened to cause the character to o feel or act ___________? How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way o the character did? o What caused the problem or outcome? o What is the big idea/theme of the text? How do they apply to our lives today? If app o licable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)? o Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story differently? What makes you think this? o ere the major events that led to the problem or the solution? What w o How did the characters feelings towards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? What caused the character to feel or act a certain way? What was the effect? o o Based on the dialogue, wha t are the characters feeling? o Based on the characters actions or motives, why did he or she behave that way (even if you don’t agree with their actions or motives)? Thinking about the Text o Analyzing o What did the author do to make the characters, situation, or topic interesting?

43 Guided Reading Goal Questions o genre of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (realistic What is the and historical fiction, complex fantasy, biography, autobiography, memoirs and diaries, and other nonfiction) notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o What text features did you Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or o understanding of the text? Show me where the problem was res olved in the story. How do you know? o o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest? o or Look at the way the writer ended the book. Do you think this was a good way to end? Why why not? What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare o (oral, written, or and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) drawn form) Show me a page where (identify a text struct ure element). o What role does the setting play (realistic fiction, historical fiction, fantasy) ? o o After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s writing style? What aspects of writer’s craft (style, langua ge, perspective, theme) did you notice after reading o several texts by this author? o When reading a graphic novel, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations and print? o If applicable, this book had different kinds of writing in it. What w ere the different kinds of writing (letters, stories, diary etc.)? How does the author show what (character) was like even if he/she wasn’t in the story most of o the time? Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms o such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. o Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspect s of a character or setting). o Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). What does the writer mean by ______________? o Find the part of the story where the writer showed _______________. o o What did the writer want you to learn from this book? o Identify characteristics of genre in a combined or hybrid text (i.e. a text that combines fiction and - non fiction). How did the writer build interest and s o uspense throughout the story? o What elements of fantasy did you notice in this text (i.e. motif, symbolism, magic)? o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? o If applicable, how did the use of special types of language, such as irony, add to the quality (enjoyment and understanding) of the text? o What was the writer’s message? o What was the most important part of the story and why?

44 Guided Reading Goal Questions o meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that Determine the allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g. Herculean). o Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the - difference b and third - person narrations. etween first Critiquing o o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? What was the most important part of the story? Why? o o Wha t do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? understanding of the book? How or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your o How could the characters have behaved differently? o What did the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or exciting to read about? Why? o Is this a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this s ituation or time period? Why or why not? (i.e. historical fiction) o Was the title of the text a good one? Why or why not? o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? o Share you genre preferences. Support your answer with specific descriptions of text features. What aspects of the genre do you like?

45 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing important events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell o Summarize the me more. (Orally or written) Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text o answers. (Ask and answer “in the book” questions.) as the basis for the What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? o o How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o What new information did you learn about __________ ? Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? o Look at the (glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a (word from the o glossary or an idea under that heading). Summarize the important events at intervals durin g the reading of a longer text. o Sequence the actions from a graphic text. o o What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characters encounter? Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain ho o w their actions contribute to the sequence of events. o Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in a text; summarize the text. o Tell the important ideas in an organized way (orally or written response). o sequels in order to understand larger themes. Summarize chapters, short stories, or beyond Thinking the Text Predicting Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? o After reading the text, predict what might happen o next. What clues from the book or personal experience helped you with this prediction? o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? Based on clues from the story, predict what the character will do next, feel, etc. o With new events in the story, how has your prediction changed? o Making Connections ( Follow - up Question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o Before, During, and After Reading - Based on what you already know about ____________, what connections can you make to the text? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you understand the text?

46 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Based on a personal experience, what connections can you make to the people of other cultures, times, and places? ponse: What connections can you make between this text and another text that o Written Res you have read? What did you learn about _________ culture in ________ text that helps you understand the o culture in this text? How is the character in this text similar to a char acter in another text, based on similar setting, o type of problem or type of person? Synthesizing What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? ( Different people o and cultures) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this information. How has your thinking changed after reading? Why? o Why are ______________ important to us? o Explain ___________ in your own w ords. o What lesson did the character learn in the story? o o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o How did you group the information in the text as you were reading? How did you grouping change? How do you have a better understand ing of a character or plot after reading another chapter, o connected short story, or sequel? Inferring o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are feeling or thinking? Why do you think the character felt _ o ______ or acted _________? Tell what you learned about (character). o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o How did the author show ___________? o o Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? W o hat happened to cause the character to feel or act ___________? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way the character did? o What caused the problem or outcome? o they apply to our lives today? What is the big idea/theme of the text? How do o If applicable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)? o Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story different ly? What makes you think this? o What were the major events that led to the problem or the solution? o How did the characters feelings towards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? o What caused the character to feel or act a certain way? What was the effect? o Based on the dialogue, what are the characters feeling? o Based on the characters actions or motives, why did he or she behave that way (even if you don’t agree with their actions or motives) ?

47 Guided Reading Goal Questions Thinking the Text about Analyzing o o What did the author do to make the characters, situation, or topic interesting? What is the genre of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (realistic o and historical fiction, complex fantasy, biography, autobiography, memoirs and diaries, and onfiction) other n What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or o ext? understanding of the t o Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest? o o Look at the way the writer ended the book. Do you t hink this was a good way to end? Why or why not? What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare o and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) (oral, written, or drawn form) e a page where (identify a text structure element). o Show m What role does the setting play (realistic fiction, historical fiction, fantasy)? o o After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s writing style? o What as pects of writer’s craft (style, language, perspective, theme) did you notice after reading several texts by this author? When reading a graphic novel, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations o and print? o If applicable, this book had dif ferent kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing (letters, stories, diary etc.)? How does the author show what (character) was like even if he/she wasn’t in the story most of o ? the time o Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems w hen writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words o y (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting). in a stor o Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). o What does the writer mean by ______________? (phrase from the text that contains multiple meanings) o Find the part of the story where the writer showed _______________. What did the writer want you to learn from this book? o o Identify characteristics of genre in a combined or hybrid text (i.e. a text that combines fiction and non - fiction). o How did the writer build interest and suspense throughout the story? o What elements of fantasy did you notice in this text (i.e. motif, symbolism, magic)? o How did the graphics add to the quality of the t ext or provide additional information? o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic?

48 Guided Reading Goal Questions o If applicable, how did the use of special types of language, such as irony, add to the quality (enjoyment and understanding) of the text? s the writer’s message? What wa o What was the most important part of the story and why? o If applicable, what was happening during this part of the story ( o jokes, distinguish between dream sequence, fantasy, real events)? flashback, o Show a place in the book where the writer showed you _________(descriptive phrases). How did this help you? o Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g. Herculean). Compare and contras o t the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the - - person narrations. difference between first and third o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o What did you think about (book, begin ning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? Do you ag ree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not? How could the characters have behaved differently? o What did the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or e xciting to read about? o Why? o Is this a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this situation or time period? Why or why not? (i.e. historical fiction) Was the title of the text a good one? Why or why not? o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? o Share you genre preferences. Support your answer with specific descriptions of text features. What aspects of the genre do you like?

49 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing important events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell o Summarize the me more. (Orally or written) Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o Ask and answer question s to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text o as the basis for the answers. (Ask and answer “in the book” questions.) What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? o o How did the story end? If ap plicable, what was the surprise at the end? o What new information did you learn about __________? o Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? Look at the (glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a (word from t o he glossary or an idea under that heading). o Summarize the important events at intervals during the reading of a longer text. o Sequence the actions from a graphic text. What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characters encounte r? o o Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in a text; summarize the text. o o Tell the important ideas in an organized way (orally or written response). o Summarize chapters, short stories, or sequels in order to understand larger themes. o What were the events that led to the ending? beyond Thinking the Text Predicting Based on what you know about a c haracter, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? o o After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal experience helped you with this prediction? Has your prediction happened ? How do you know? o o Based on clues from the story, predict what the character will do next, feel, etc. o With new events in the story, how has your prediction changed? Making Connections (Follow - up Question: How did that connection help you understand the s tory?) o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o o What connection can you make (personal, text, worl d)? Explain how they are connected. o Before, During, and After Reading - Based on what you already know about ____________, what connections can you make to the text? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you unders tand the text?

50 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Based on a personal experience, what connections can you make to the people of other cultures, times, and places? What connections can you make between this text and another text that o Written Response: you have read? o What did you learn abou t _________ culture in ________ text that helps you understand the culture in this text? How is the character in this text similar to a character in another text, based on similar setting, o type of problem or type of person? Synthesizing What new informatio n has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Different people and cultures) What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found th o is information. How has your thinking changed after reading? Why? o Why are ______________ important to us? o Explain ___________ in your own words. o What lesson did the character learn in the story? o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they dif o ferent? o How did you group the information in the text as you were reading? How did you grouping change? How do you have a better understanding of a character or plot after reading another chapter, o connected short story, or sequel? Inferring o Look at the di alogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are feeling or thinking? Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o Tell what you learned about (character). o Why did the character ______________? How do y ou know? o How did the author show ___________? o Why do you think __________? o o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o What happened to cause the character to feel or act ___________? How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Wou ld you solve the problem the same way o the character did? o What caused the problem or outcome? o What is the big idea/theme of the text? How do they apply to our lives today? o d feelings, and If applicable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits an plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)? Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story differently? What makes you think o this? o What were the major events that led to the problem or the solution? o How did the char acters feelings towards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? o What caused the character to feel or act a certain way? What was the effect? o Based on the dialogue, what are the characters feeling s and motivations ? o Based on the characters actions or motives, why did he or she behave that way (even if you don’t agree with their actions or motives)?

51 Guided Reading Goal Questions o How do actions of one character affect another? What o does the author mean by ___________ (symbol)? the Text about Thinking o Analyzing o do to make the characters, situation, or topic interesting? What did the author genre of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (realistic What is the o and historical fiction, complex fantasy, biography, autobiography, memoirs and diaries, and onfiction) other n o What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or understanding of the t ext? o Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest? o hink this was a good way to end? Why or o Look at the way the writer ended the book. Do you t why not? o What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) (oral, written, or drawn form) o Show m e a page where (identify a text structure element). o What role does the setting play (realistic fiction, historical fiction, fantasy)? After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s o writing style? o What as pects of writer’s craft (style, language, perspective, theme) did you notice after reading several texts by this author? When reading a graphic novel, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations o and print? o ferent kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing If applicable, this book had dif (letters, stories, diary etc.)? o How does the author show what (character) was like even if he/she wasn’t in the story most of ? the time Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems w hen writing or speaking about a text, using terms o such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. o Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words y (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting). in a stor o Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). What does the writer mean by ______________? o o Find the part of the story where the writer showed _______________. o What did the writer want you to learn from this book? o Identify characteristics of genre in a combined or hybrid text (i.e. a text that combines fiction and non - fiction). o H ow did the writer build interest and suspense throughout the story?

52 Guided Reading Goal Questions o What elements of fantasy did you notice in this text (i.e. motif, symbolism, magic)? How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o that the author is qualified to write about this topic? o How do you know o If applicable, how did the use of special types of language, such as irony, add to the quality (enjoyment and understanding) of the text? What was the writer’s message? o t of the story and why? o What was the most important par If applicable, what was happening during this part of the story (distinguish between dream o sequence, fantasy, real events)? o Show a place in the book where the writer showed you _________(descriptive phrases). How did this help you? o How is the text organized? (categories , etc.) o Demonstrate, using a plot diagram, the complex plot of the story. o Identify examples of symbolism in the text. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that o to significant allude found in mythology (e.g. Herculean). characters Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the o - and third - person narrations. difference between first o Critiquing o t this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? What did you like/dislike abou What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o Why do you think the author included o this information? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not? o How could the characters have behaved d ifferently? o What did the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or exciting to read about? Why? Is this a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this situation or time period? Why or why o not? (i.e. historical fiction) Was the title o f the text a good one? Why or why not? o o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? o Share you genre preferences. Support your answer with sp ecific descriptions of text features. What aspects of the genre do you like?

53 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing **Summarizing now becomes a tool to organize what you’ve read in order to participate in discussions and complete written activit ies.** o important events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell Summarize the me more. (Orally or written) Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text o as the basis for the answers. (Ask and answer “in the book” questions.) What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? o o How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the en d? What new information did you learn about __________? o Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? o o Look at the (glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a (word from the glossary or an idea under that heading ). Summarize the important events at intervals during the reading of a longer text. o o Sequence the actions from a graphic text. What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characters encounter? o o Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. o Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; Tell the important ideas in an organized way (orally or written response). summarize the text. Summarize chapters, short stories, or sequels in order to understand larger themes. o What were the events that led to the ending? o beyond the Text Thinking Predicting o Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. Based on what you know, what might happen next? o After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or p ersonal o experience helped you with this prediction? o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? o Based on clues from the story, predict what the character will do next, feel, etc. With new events in the story, how has your prediction changed? o o Based on w hat you know about the genre, what might happen next? Making Connections ( Follow - up Question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected.

54 Guided Reading Goal Questions o - Based on what you already know about __ __________, Before, During, and After Reading what connections can you make to the text? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you understand the text? Based on a personal experience, what connections can you make to the people of other o cultures, ti mes, and places? Written Response: What connections can you make between this text and another text that o you have read? o What did you learn about _________ culture in ________ text that helps you understand the culture in this text? How is the character in o this text similar to a character in another text, based on similar setting, type of problem or type of person? Synthesizing What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Different people o and cultures) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this information. o How has your thinking changed after reading? Why? o Why are ______________ important to us? Expla o in ___________ in your own words. o What lesson did the character learn in the story? o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o How did you group the information in the text as you were reading? How did you grouping change? How do you have a better understanding of a character or plot after reading another chapter, o connected short story, or sequel? Inferring o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are feeling or thinking? Why do yo o u think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o Tell what you learned about (character). o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? How did the author show ___________? o o Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from ___ ______ to _________? Why? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way the character did? What caused the problem or outcome? o o What is the big idea/theme of the text? How do they apply to our lives today? o If ap plicable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)? o Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story differently? What makes you think this? o What were the major events that led to the problem or the solution? o How did the characters feelings towards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? o Based on the dialogue, what are the characters feelings and motivations?

55 Guided Reading Goal Questions o s or motives, why did he or she behave that way (even if you Based on the characters action don’t agree with their actions or motives)? o How do actions of one character affect another? What does the author mean by ___________ (symbol – objects, events, motifs, characters )? o nhance the meaning of the story? How does it e Based on the characters actions or motives, describe the traits of the character. o How did the character’s thinking or actions impact the turning point of the story? o the Text about Thinking Analyzing o o o make the characters, situation, or topic interesting? What did the author do t What is the of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (realistic o genre myths and historical fiction, complex fantasy, biography, autobiography, memoirs and diaries, s and other nonfiction) and legend What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or understan ding of the text? o Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest? o ok. Do you think this was a good way to end? Why or Look at the way the writer ended the bo why not? What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare o and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) (oral, written, or form) drawn o Show me a page where (identify a text structure element). What role does the setting play (realistic fiction, historical fiction, fantasy)? o o After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s le? writing sty o What aspects of writer’s craft (style, language, perspective, theme) did you notice after reading several texts by this author? o When reading a graphic novel, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations and print? o If applicable, this book had different kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing (letters, stories, diary etc.)? o How does the author show what (character) was like even if he/she wasn’t in the story most of the time ? o d phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative Determine the meaning of words an language such as metaphors and similes. o Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a char acter or setting). o Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). o What does the writer mean by ______________? o Find the part of the story where the writer showed _______________.

56 Guided Reading Goal Questions o What did the writer want you to learn from this book? Identify characteristics of genre in a combined or hybrid text (i.e. a text that combines fiction and o - non fiction). oughout the story? Provide examples. o How did the writer build interest and suspense thr What elements of fantasy did you notice in this text (i.e. motif, symbolism, magic)? o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o How do you know that the author is qualified t o o write about this topic? If applicable, how did the use of special types of language, such as irony, add to the quality o (enjoyment and understanding) of the text? What was the writer’s message? o What was the most important part of the story and why? o o If app licable, what was happening during this part of the story (distinguish between myths, jokes, dream sequence, fantasy and real events)? Show a place in the book where the writer showed you _________(descriptive phrases). How o did this help you? ext organized? (categories , o etc.) How is the t Demonstrate, using a plot diagram, the complex plot of the story. o o Demonstrate, using a graphic organizer, the organization of a nonfiction text. o Identify and discuss examples of symbolism in the text. mean? What else could this o If applicable, how is symbolism used to represent good and evil? o If applicable, identify example s of non - English words, regional dialect, and period phrases. What do they mean? How does it enhance the meaning of the text? Quote accurately from a t what the text says explicitly and when drawing o ext when explaining inferences from the text. o settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing Compare and contrast two or more characters, characters interact). on specific details in the text (e.g., how Cri o tiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? What was the most important part of the story? Why? o o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not? o W hat did the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or exciting to read about? Why? o Is this a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this situation or time period? Why or why not? (i.e. historical fiction) o Was the title of the text a good one? Why or why not? o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? o Share you genre preferences. Support your answer with specific descri ptions of text features. What aspects of the genre do you like? o Evaluate the author’s character and plot development. (i.e. believability, depth) o Check the authenticity of the information in the text. Are social issues and cultural groups accurately repr esented?

57 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing *Summarizing now becomes a tool to organize what you’ve read in order to participate in discussions and complete written activities.* **Summaries need to be concise and reflect the important and overarc hing ideas in information and texts.** Summarize the important events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell o me more. (Orally or written) Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o nstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text o Ask and answer questions to demo as the basis for the answers. (Ask and answer “in the book” questions.) What was the problem in the story? o o How did the characters solve the problem? How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o What new information did you learn about __________? o o Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? Look at the (glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a (word from the o ry or an idea under that heading). glossa o Summarize the important events at intervals during the reading of a longer text. Sequence the actions from a graphic text. o o What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characters encounter? o Descri be characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters o respond to challenges or in a story or drama how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. Tell the important ideas in an organized way (orally or written response). o o Summarize chapters, short stories, or sequels in order to understand larger themes. o W hat were the events that led to the ending? beyond Thinking the Text Predicting o Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? After reading the text, predict what might happen next . What clues from the book or personal o experience helped you with this prediction? o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? o Based on clues from the story, predict what the character will do next, feel, etc. o Wi th new events in the story, how did you revise your prediction ? o Based on what you know about the genre, what might happen next? o Based on personal experience, content knowledge, and knowledge of similar texts, how did you revise your prediction?

58 Guided Reading Goal Questions (Follow - up Question: How did t hat connection help you understand the story?) Making Connections Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? What conne ction can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o Before, During, and After Reading - Based on what you already know about ____________, o what connections can you make to the text? o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you understand the text? o Based on a personal experience, what connections can you make to the people of other cultures, times, and places? Written Response: What connections can you make between this text and another text that o you have read? o What did you learn about _________ culture in ________ text that helps you understand the culture in this text? How is the character in this text similar to a character in another text, based on circumstances, o traits, or actions? ection can you make between _________ text and ________ text based on genre? o What conn Synthesizing o What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Differe nt people and cultures) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this information. How has your thinking changed after reading? Why? o Why are ______________ important to us? o o Explain ___________ in your own words. W hat lesson did the character learn in the story? o o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o How did you group the information in the text as you were reading? How did you grouping change? How do you have a better understanding of o a character or plot after reading another chapter, connected short story, or sequel? Inferring o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are feeling or thinking? or acted _________? o Why do you think the character felt _______ Tell what you learned about (character). o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o o How did the author show ___________? o Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o How woul d you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way the character did? o What caused the problem or outcome? o What is the big idea/theme of the text? How do they apply to our lives today?

59 Guided Reading Goal Questions o gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and If applicable, what information can you plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)? o Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story differently? What makes you think this? o he problem or the solution? What were the major events that led to t How did the characters feelings towards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? o Based on the dialogue, what are the characters feelings and motivations? o Based on the characters actions or motives, why did he or she beh ave that way (even if you o don’t agree with their actions or motives)? o How do actions of one character affect another? What does the author mean by ___________ (symbol o objects, events, motifs, characters)? – How does it enhance the meaning of the story? Ba o sed on the characters actions or motives, describe the traits of the character. How did the character’s thinking or actions impact the turning point of the story? o about the Text Thinking Analyzing o o What did the author do to make the characters, situation, o r topic interesting? o genre of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (realistic What is the and historical fiction, science fiction, complex fantasy, biography, autobiography, memoirs and diaries, myths and legends , hybrid texts an d other nonfiction) o What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or o of the text? understanding Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o o How was _________ different from all of the rest? Do you think this was a good way to end? Why or o Look at the way the writer ended the book. why not? o What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (description, compare and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) (oral, written, or drawn for m) o Show me a page where (identify a text structure element). o What role does the setting play (realistic fiction, historical fiction, fantasy)? After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s o writing style? o What aspects of writer’s craft (style, language, perspective, theme) did you notice after reading several texts by this author? o When reading a graphic novel, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations and print? o If applicable, this boo k had different kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing (letters, stories, diary etc.)? o Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

60 Guided Reading Goal Questions o w specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words Explain ho in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting). o Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). o What does the writer mean by ______________? o Find the part of the story where the writer showed _______________. What did the writer want you to learn from this book? o How did the writer o build interest and suspense throughout the story? Provide examples. o What elements of fantasy did you notice in this text (i.e. motif, symbolism, magic)? How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o How do you know o that the author is qualified to write about this topic? If applicable, how did the use of special types of language, such as irony, add to the quality o (enjoyment and understanding) of the text? o What was the writer’s message? What was the most important pa o rt of the story and why? If applicable, what was happening during this part of the story (distinguish between o myths, jokes, dream sequence, fantasy and real events)? foreshadowing, phrases). How o Show a place in the book where the writer showed you _________(descriptive did this help you? How is the text organized? (categories , o etc.) o Demonstrate, using a plot diagram, the complex plot of the story. o Demonstrate, using a graphic organizer, the organization of a nonfiction text. Identify and discuss examples o o f symbolism in the text. What else could this mean? o If applicable, how is symbolism used to represent good and evil? o If applicable, identify examples of non - English words, regional dialect, and period phrases. What do they mean? How does it enhance the meaning of the text? What is the genre text, based on the author’s purpose? o The writer used specific words or phrases to describe __________. Give some examples of o words implied. How did the character’s traits change throughout the story and what impact ed this change? o Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing o inferences from the text. o Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing ext (e.g., how characters interact). on specific details in the t o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? ou think (character) was thinking? Why? o What do y Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your under standing of the book? How or why not? o What did the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or exciting to read about? Why? o Using other sources, determine if this is a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this situation or time period ? Why or why not? (i.e. historical fiction) o Was the title of the text a good one? Why or why not?

61 Guided Reading Goal Questions o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? ic? Are these qualifications o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this top valid? o Share you genre preferences. Support your answer with specific descriptions of text features. What aspects of the genre do you like? o Evaluate the author’s character and plot development. (i.e. believability, depth) o Ch eck the authenticity of the information in the text. Are social issues and cultural groups accurately represented?

62 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing participate in discussions *Summarizing now becomes a tool to organize what you’ve read in order to and complete written activities.* **Summaries need to be concise and reflect the important and overarching ideas in information and texts.** Summarize the important events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened o . Tell me more. (Orally or written) Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o o Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. (Ask and answer “in the book” questions.) o What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? o How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o What new information did you learn about __________? Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? o o Look at the (glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a (word from the glossary or an idea under that heading). Summarize the important events at intervals during the reading of a longer text. o Sequence the actions from a graphic text. o o What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characters encounter? o Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their e of events. actions contribute to the sequenc Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from the details in the text, including how o characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. Tell the important ideas in a n organized way (orally or written response). o o Summarize chapters, short stories, or sequels in order to understand larger themes. o What were the events that led to the ending? beyond Thinking the Text Predicting o Based on what you know about a character, p redict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal o experience helped you with this prediction? o Has your prediction happened? How do y ou know? o Based on clues from the story, predict what the character will do next, feel, etc. o With new events in the story, how did you revise your prediction? o Based on what you know about the genre, what might happen next? o Based on personal experience, cont ent knowledge, and knowledge of similar texts, how did you revise your prediction?

63 Guided Reading Goal Questions (Follow - up Question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) Making Connections Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o , characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o How is the (topic How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o Before, During, and After Reading - Based on w hat you already know about ____________, o what connections can you make to the text? Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you o understand the text? o Based on a personal experience, what connections can you make to the people of other cultures, times, and places? Written Response: What connections can you make between this text and another text that o you have read? What did you learn about _________ culture in ________ text that helps you understand the o culture in this text? How is the character in this text similar to a character in another text, based on circumstances, o traits, or actions? o What connection can you make between _________ text and ________ text based on genre? Synthesizing o What new information has been add ed to what you already knew about the topic? o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Different people and cultures) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this . information How has your thinking changed after reading? Why? o Why are ______________ important to us? o Explain ___________ in your own words. o What lesson did the character learn in the story? o o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? d you group the information in the text as you were reading? How did you grouping o How di change? o How do you have a better understanding of a character or plot after reading another chapter, connected short story, or sequel? Inferring o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are feeling or thinking? o Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o Tell what you learned about (character). o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o How d id the author show ___________? o Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way the character did? o What caused the proble m or outcome? o What is the big idea/theme of the text? How do they apply to our lives today?

64 Guided Reading Goal Questions o If applicable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)? o discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story differently? What makes you think Let’s this? o What were the major events that led to the problem or the solution? How did the characters feelings towards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? o Based on the dialogue, what are the characters feelings and motivations? o Based on the characters actions or motives, why did he or she behave that way (even if you o don’t agree with their actions or motives)? o How do actions of one character affect another? What does the author mean by ___________ (symbol o objects, events, motifs, characters)? – How does it enhance the meaning of the story? Based on the characters actions or motives, describe the traits of the character. o How did the character’s thinking or actions impact the turning point of the story? o the Text Thinking about o Analyzing o What did the author do to make the characters, situation, or topic interesting? What is the o of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (realistic genre and hi storical fiction, complex fantasy, biography, autobiography, memoirs and diaries, myths and legends, hybrid texts and other nonfiction) o What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o n? Why or why not? Could this story really happe o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or understanding of the text? o Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest? o o Look at the way the writer ended the book. Do you think this was a good way to end? Why or why not? o ption, compare What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? (descri and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) (oral, written, or drawn form) o Show me a page where (identify a text structure element). o y)? What role does the setting play (realistic fiction, historical fiction, fantas After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s o writing style? o What aspects of writer’s craft (style, language, perspective, theme) did you notice after reading several texts by this author? o When readi ng a graphic novel, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations and print ? o If applicable, this book had different kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing ( essays, letters, stories, diary etc.)? o Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

65 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., crea te mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting). o Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). __? o What does the writer mean by ____________ Find the part of the story where the writer showed _______________. o o What did the writer want you to learn from this book? o How did the writer build interest and suspense throughout the story? Provide examples. What elements of fantasy did you notice in o this text (i.e. motif, symbolism, magic)? o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? o o guage, such as irony, add to the quality If applicable, how did the use of special types of lan (enjoyment and understanding) of the text? What was the writer’s message? o What was the most important part of the story and why? o If applicable, what was happening during this part of the story (distinguish between o myths, jokes, dream sequence, fantasy and real events)? oreshadowing, f Show a place in the book where the writer showed you _________(descriptive phrases). How o did this help you? , etc.) o How is the text organized? (categories o am, the complex plot of the story. Demonstrate, using a plot diagr o Demonstrate, using a graphic organizer, the organization of a nonfiction text. o Identify and discuss examples of symbolism in the text. What else could this mean? o evil? If applicable, how is symbolism used to represent good and If applicable, identify examples of non English words, regional dialect, and period phrases. o - What do they mean? How does it enhance the meaning of the text? o What is the genre text, based on the author’s purpose? o The writer used specific words or p hrases to describe __________. Give some examples of words implied. How did the character’s traits change throughout the story and what impacted this change? o o Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inf erences from a text. Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing o ., how characters interact). on specific details in the text (e, g o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, character s, ending)? o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the aut hor help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not? o What did the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or exc iting to read about? Why? o Using other sources, determine if this is a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this situation or time period? Why or why not? (i.e. historical fiction)

66 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Was the title of the text a good one? Why or why not? How did the o graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? Are these qualifications valid? o Share you genre preferences. Support your answer with specific descriptions of text features. What aspects of the genre do you like? o Evaluate the author’s character and plot development. (i.e. believability, depth) o Check the authenticity of the information in the text. Are social issues and cultural groups accurately represente d?

67 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing *Summarizing now becomes a tool to organize what you’ve read in order to participate in discussions and complete written activities.* **Summaries need to be concise and reflect the important and overarchin g ideas in information and texts.** Summarize the important events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell o me more. (Orally or written) Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o rate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text o Ask and answer questions to demonst as the basis for the answers. (Ask and answer “in the book” questions.) o What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? at was the surprise at the end? o How did the story end? If applicable, wh o What new information did you learn about __________? Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? o o timeline, glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a (word Look at the ( from the glossary or an idea under that heading). o Summarize the important events at intervals during the reading of a longer text. o Sequence the actions from a graphic text. o What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characters encounter? Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their o actions contribute to the sequence of events. o Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from the details in the text, including how y or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects characters in a stor upon a topic; summarize the text. Tell the important ideas in an organized way (orally or written response). o o themes. Summarize chapters, short stories, or sequels in order to understand larger What were the events that led to the ending? o Thinking beyond the Text Predicting o Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal o experience helped you with this prediction? o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? o Based on clues from the story, predict what the character will do next, feel, etc. o With new events in the story, how did you revise your prediction? o Based on what you know about the genre, what might happen next? o Based on personal experience, content knowledge, and knowledge of similar texts, how did you revise your prediction?

68 Guided Reading Goal Questions (Follow - up Question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) Making Connections Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o o How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you o understand the text? o Based on a personal experience, what connections can you make to the people of other cultures, times, and places? o Written Response: What connections can you make between this text and another text that you have read? How is the character in this text similar to a character in another text, based on circumstances, o ts, or actions? trai What connections can you make between social or moral issues of today and those presented o in the text (biography, realistic fiction, historical, fantasy)? What connections can you make between the satire in the text and the social issues th ey o represent? Synthesizing What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? o o After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Different people and cultures) o What did you learn about __________ af ter reading this book? Show where you found this information. How has your thinking changed after reading? Why? o Why are ______________ important to us? o Explain ___________ in your own words. o What lesson did the character learn in the story? o How are _____ _____ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o o How did you group the information in the text as you were reading? How did you grouping change? How do you have a better understanding of a character or plot after reading another chapter, o hort story, or sequel? connected s Inferring o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are feeling or thinking? o Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o Tell what you learned about (character). Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o o How did the author show ___________? o Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the p roblem the same way the character did? o What caused the problem or outcome? o What is the big idea/theme of the text? How do they apply to our lives today?

69 Guided Reading Goal Questions o If applicable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and pl ot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)? Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story differently? What makes you think o this? o What were the major events that led to the problem or the solution? How did the characters feelings to wards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? o Based on the dialogue, what are the characters feelings and motivations? o Based on the characters actions or motives, why did he or she behave that way (even if you o don’t agree with their actions or mo tives)? o How do actions of one character affect another? What does the author mean by ___________ (symbol o objects, events, motifs, characters)? – How does it enhance the meaning of the story? Based on the characters actions or motives, describe the traits o of the character. How did the character’s thinking or actions impact the turning point of the story? o about the Text Thinking Analyzing o o What did the author do to make the characters, situation, or topic interesting? What is the o of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (realistic genre and historical fiction, complex fantasy, biography, autobiography, memoirs and diaries, myths and legends, hybrid texts and other nonfiction) o What text features did you notice in the book? How did the y help you understand the book? o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or o understanding of the text? o know? Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest? o o Look at the way the writer ended the book. Do you think this was a good way to end? Why or why not? What is the text str ucture of this book? Why did the author choose this? o How would you represent this information in a diagram or graphic organizer? (description, compare and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) o Show me a page where (identif y a text structure element). o What role does the setting play (realistic fiction, historical fiction, fantasy)? o After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s writing style? o (style, language, perspective, theme) did you notice after reading What aspects of writer’s craft several texts by this author? o When reading a graphic novel, how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations and print ? o If applicable, this book had differe nt kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing (essays, letters, stories, diary etc.)? o Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes .

70 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting). , settings, and plots of stories written by the same author o Compare and contrast the themes about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). What does the writer mean by ______________? o o Find the part of the story where the writer showed _______________. What did the w riter want you to learn from this book? o What elements of fantasy did you notice in this text (i.e. motif, symbolism, magic)? o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? o If applicable, how did the use of special types of language, such as irony, add to the quality o (enjoyment and understanding) of the text? o What was the writer’s message? o What was the most important part of the story a nd why? If applicable, what was happening during this part of the story (distinguish between o foreshadowing, myths, jokes, dream sequence, fantasy and real events)? o Show a place in the book where the writer showed you _________(descriptive phrases). How di d this help you? How is the text organized? (categories , etc.) o o Demonstrate, using a plot diagram, the complex plot of the story. o Demonstrate, using a graphic organizer, the organization of a nonfiction text. Identify and discuss examples of sym o bolism in the text. What else could this mean? o If applicable, how is symbolism used to represent good and evil? o If applicable, identify examples of non - English words, regional dialect, and period phrases. What do they mean? How does it enhance the meani ng of the text? What is the genre text, based on the author’s purpose? o The writer used specific words or phrases to describe __________. Give some examples of o words implied. How did the character’s traits change throughout the story and what impacted th is change? o What are some examples of satire or irony used by the author? Why did the author use them? o Identify an example of an idiom and discuss why the author used it. o o , ” “the h ero , ” Identify the elements of fantasy and discuss what they represent (“the quest symbolism representing good and evil). o From what point of view is the book written and why? o What is the significance of ________? o What is the connection between ________ and ________? (Connecting theme to an object or event) . xt when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing o Quote accurately from a te inferences from a text. Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing o . , how characters interact). on specific details in the text (e, g o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o Why do you think th e author included this information?

71 Guided Reading Goal Questions o How does the author help you learn about _____________? Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not? Using ot her sources, determine if this is a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this o situation or time period? Why or why not? (i.e. historical fiction) o Was the title of the text a good one? Why or why not? How did the graphics add to the qu ality of the text or provide additional information? o o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? Are these qualifications valid? o Share you genre preferences. Support your answer with specific descriptions of text features. Wh at aspects of the genre do you like? o Evaluate the author’s character and plot development. (i.e. believability, depth) Check the authenticity of the information in the text. Are social issues and cultural groups o accurately represented? o If applicable, crit ique the subject of the biography, including decisions, motivations, and accomplishments. o If applicable, critique the biographer’s presentation of a subject, noting bias. o What d id the author do to make this topic/book interesting, funny, or exciting to read about? Why?

72 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing Summarizing now becomes a tool to organize what you’ve read in order to participate in discussions * and complete written activities.* **Summaries need to be concise and reflect the important and overarching ideas in information and texts.** Summarize the important events or episodes from t o he text in the order that they happened. Tell me more. (Orally or written) Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o o Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the a nswers. (Ask and answer “in the book” questions.) o What was the problem in the story? o How did the characters solve the problem? How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o What new information did you learn about __________? o Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? o Look at the ( o timeline, glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a drawing, (word from the glossary or an idea under that heading). Summarize the important events a t intervals during the reading of a longer text. o o Sequence the actions from a graphic text. o What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characters encounter? o s) and explain how their Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feeling actions contribute to the sequence of events. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from the details in the text, including how o s in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects character upon a topic; summarize the text. o Tell the important ideas in an organized way (orally or written response). o Summarize chapters, short stories, or sequels in order to understand larger themes. o What were the events that led to the ending? beyond Thinking the Text Predic ting o Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal o experience helped you with this pre diction? o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? o Based on clues from the story, predict what the character will do next, feel, etc. o With new events in the story, how did you revise your prediction? o Based on what you know about the genre, what might happen next? o Based on personal experience, content knowledge, and knowledge of similar texts, how did you revise your prediction?

73 Guided Reading Goal Questions (Follow - up Question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) Making Connections Can you think of another bo o ok that is similar to this one? How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connecte d. o - How did what you know about the topic help you o Before, During, and After Reading understand the text? Based on a personal experience, what connections can you make to the people of other o cultures, times, and places? Written Response: o What connections can you make between this text and another text that you have read? How is the character in this text similar to a character in another text, based on circumstances, o traits, or actions? o What connections can you make between social or moral issues of today and those presented in the text (biography, realistic fiction, historical, fantasy)? What connections can you make between the satire in the text and the social issues they o represent? Synthesizing o What new information has been added to what you already k new about the topic? After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Different people o and cultures) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this information. o How has your thinking changed after reading? Why? o Why are ______________ important to us? Explain ___________ in your own words. o What lesson did the character learn in the story? o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o How did you group the information in the text as you were reading? How did you grouping o change? o How do you have a better understanding of a character or plot after reading another chapter, connected short story, or sequel? Inferring Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are o eling or thinking? fe o Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o Tell what you learned about (character). o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o How did the author show ___________? Why do you think __________? o o How did t he character change from _________ to _________? Why? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way the character did? o What caused the problem or outcome? o What is the big idea/theme of the text? How do they app ly to our lives today? o If applicable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)?

74 Guided Reading Goal Questions o makes you think Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story differently? What this? o What were the major events that led to the problem or the solution? How did the characters feelings towards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? o Based on the dialogue, what are the characters feelings and motivations? o Ba sed on the characters actions or motives, why did he or she behave that way (even if you o don’t agree with their actions or motives)? How do actions of one character affect another? o What does the author mean by ___________ (symbol – objects, events, motifs, characters)? o How does it enhance the meaning of the story? o Based on the characters actions or motives, describe the traits of the character. o How did the character’s thinking or actions impact the turning point of the story? about Thinking the Text Analy zing o o What did the author do to make the characters, situation, or topic interesting? What is the o of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (realistic genre and historical fiction, complex fantasy, biography, autobiography, memoirs and diaries, myths and legends, hybrid texts and other nonfiction) What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you unders tand the book? o o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or understanding of the text? Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. o o How was _________ different from all of the rest? Look at the way the writer ended the book. Do you think this was a good way to end? Why or o why not? o What is the text structure of this bo ok? Why did the author choose this? How would you represent this information in a diagram or graphic organizer? (description, compare and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) Show me a page where (identify a text structur e element). o o What role does the setting play (realistic fiction, historical fiction, fantasy)? o After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s writing style? o What aspects of writer’s craft (style, language, perspective, theme) did you notice after reading several texts by this author? When reading a graphic novel, o uthor communicated meaning through illustrations how has the a and print ? o If applicable, this book had different kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing (essays, letters, stories, diary etc.)? , o Refer to parts of stories, dra mas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. o Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).

75 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). e writer mean by ______________? o What does th Find the part of the story where the writer showed _______________. o o What did the writer want you to learn from this book? What elements of fantasy did you notice in this text (i.e. motif, symbolism, magic)? o o did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? How o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? If applicable, how did the use of special types of language, such as irony, add to the quality o (enjoy ment and understanding) of the text? o What was the writer’s message? o What was the most important part of the story and why? o If applicable, what was happening during this part of the story (distinguish between tasy and real events)? foreshadowing, myths, jokes, dream sequence, fan Show a place in the book where the writer showed you _________(descriptive phrases). How o did this help you? How is the text organized? (categories o etc.) , Demonstrate, using a plot diagram, the complex plot of the story. o o Demonstrate, using a graphic organizer, the organization of a nonfiction text. o Identify and discuss examples of symbolism in the text. What else could this mean? If applicable, how is symbolism used to represent good and evil? o If applicable, identify exam ples of non - English words, regional dialect, and period phrases. o What do they mean? How does it enhance the meaning of the text? o What is the genre text, based on the author’s purpose? The writer used specific words or phrases to describe __________. Giv o e some examples of words implied. o How did the character’s traits change throughout the story and what impacted this change? o - Compare the traits of the characters in this story to _______ (other genre). (Comparing a well acter.) developed character to a flat char What are some examples of satire or irony used by the author? Why did the author use them? o o Identify an example of an idiom and discuss why the author used it. ”, o Identify the elements of fantasy and discuss what they represent (“the quest”, “the hero symbolism representing good and evil). o From what point of view is the book written and why? o What is the significance of ________? o What is the connection between ________ and ________? (Connecting theme to an object or event) rations, and layout work together to set mood and convey meaning? o How do the language, illust o What are other interpretations of the symbolism in the text? o Quote accurately from a te xt when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from a text. o Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e, g . , how characters interact). o Critiquing o What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o What did you think about (book, beginnin g, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why?

76 Guided Reading Goal Questions o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? How or why not? Using other sources, determine if this is a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this o eriod? Why or why not? (i.e. historical fiction) situation or time p o Was the title of the text a good one? Why or why not? o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o te about this topic? Are these qualifications How do you know that the author is qualified to wri valid? o Share you genre preferences. Support your answer with specific descriptions of text features. What aspects of the genre do you like? o Evaluate the author’s character and plot development. (i.e. believa bility, depth) o Check the authenticity of the information in the text. Are social issues and cultural groups accurately represented? If applicable, critique the subject of the biography, including decisions, motivations, and o accomplishments. o critique the biographer’s presentation of a subject, noting bias. If applicable, o What is the author’s point of view? Does the author show bias? Cite evidence for both. o How does the author use exaggeration and subtle misinformation (propaganda) to express his or her b ias in the text? o Critique the content of the story. Do you think the writer should have included any other information? What?

77 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing Summarizing now becomes a tool to organize what you’ve read in order to p articipate in discussions * and complete written activities. * **Summaries need to be concise and reflect the important and overarching ideas in information and texts.** Summarize the important o events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened . Tell me more. (Orally or written) o Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text questions.) as the basis for the answers. (Ask and answer “in the book” o What was the problem in the story? How did the characters solve the problem? o How did the story end? If applicable, what was the surprise at the end? o What new information did you learn about __________? o Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? o o Look at the (drawing, timeline, glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a (word from the glossary or an idea under that heading). Summarize the important events at intervals during the reading of a lon ger text. o o Sequence the actions from a graphic text. o What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characters encounter? o Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their bute to the sequence of events. actions contri Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from the details in the text, including how o characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. Tell the important id eas in an organized way (orally or written response). o o Summarize chapters, short stories, or sequels in order to understand larger themes. o What were the events that led to the ending? beyond Thinking the Text Predicting o Based on what you know about a cha racter, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? o After reading the text, predict what might happen next. What clues from the book or personal experience helped you with this prediction? o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? o Based on clues from the story, predict what the character will do next, feel, etc. o With new events in the story, how did you revise your prediction? o Based on what you know about the genre, what might happen next? o Based on personal experie nce, content knowledge, and knowledge of similar texts, how did you revise your prediction?

78 Guided Reading Goal Questions (Follow - up Question: How did that connection help you understand the story?) Making Connections Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? o the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o How is How is the character the same in this book as in previous books? o What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o Before, During, and After Reading o How did what you know about the topic help you - understand the text? Based on a personal experience, what connections can you make to the people of other o cultures, times, and places? Written Response: o What connections can you make between this text and anot her text that you have read? How is the character in this text similar to a character in another text, based on circumstances, o traits, or actions? o What connections can you make between social or moral issues of today and those presented in the text (biogr aphy, realistic fiction, historical, fantasy)? What connections can you make between the satire in the text and the social issues they o represent? Synthesizing o What new information has been added to what you already knew about the topic? as the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Different people o After reading, h and cultures) What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this o information. o How has your thinking changed after reading? Why? o ____________ important to us? Why are __ Explain ___________ in your own words. o What lesson did the character learn in the story? o How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o How did you group the information in the text as you were reading? How did you grouping o change? better understanding of a character or plot after reading another chapter, o How do you have a connected short story, or sequel? Inferring o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you about how the characters are feeling or thinking? o Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o Tell what you learned about (character). o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? How did the author show ___________? o o Why do you think __________? o How did the character change from _________ to _ ________? Why? o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way the character did? o What caused the problem or outcome? o What is the big idea/theme of the text? How do they apply to our lives today? o If applicable, w hat information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)?

79 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understand the story differently? What makes you think this? jor events that led to the problem or the solution? o What were the ma How did the characters feelings towards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? o o Based on the dialogue, what are the characters feelings and motivations? o s, why did he or she behave that way (even if you Based on the characters actions or motive don’t agree with their actions or motives)? How do actions of one character affect another? o o What does the author mean by ___________ (symbol – objects, events, motifs, characters)? meaning of the story? How does it enhance the o Based on the characters actions or motives, describe the traits of the character. How did the character’s thinking or actions impact the turning point of the story? o the Text about Thinking o Analyzing What did the author do to make the characters, situation, or topic interesting? o o What is the genre of the book? Wh at are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (realistic and historical fiction, complex fantasy, biography, autobiography, memoirs and diaries, myths and legends, hybrid texts and other nonfiction) o What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o What descriptive language did the author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or understanding of the text? Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfic o tion (informational) texts. o How was _________ different from all of the rest? Look at the way the writer ended the book. Do you think this was a good way to end? Why or o why not? w would you o What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? Ho represent this information in a diagram or graphic organizer? (description, compare and contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) o Show me a page where (identify a text structure element). o What role does the setting play (realistic fiction, historical fiction, fantasy)? o After reading several books from this author, what si milarities do you notice about the author’s writing style? o What aspects of writer’s craft (style, language, perspective, theme) did you notice after reading several texts by this author? o , how has the author communicated meaning through illu strations When reading a graphic novel and print ? o If applicable, this book had different kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing (essays, letters, stories, diary etc.)? o Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. o Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, e mphasize aspects of a character or setting).

80 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). o What does the writer mean by ______________? he part of the story where the writer showed _______________. Find t o o What did the writer want you to learn from this book? What elements of fantasy did you notice in this text (i.e. motif, symbolism, magic)? o the text or provide additional information? o How did the graphics add to the quality of How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? o o If applicable, how did the use of special types of language, such as irony, add to the quality (enjoyment and understanding) of the text? Wh at was the writer’s message? o o What was the most important part of the story and why? If applicable, what was happening during this part of the story (distinguish between o foreshadowing, myths, jokes, dream sequence, fantasy and real events)? o the book where the writer showed you _________(descriptive phrases). How Show a place in did this help you? How is the text organized? (categories , etc.) o o Demonstrate, using a plot diagram, the complex plot of the story. the organization of a nonfiction text. o Demonstrate, using a graphic organizer, o Identify and discuss examples of symbolism in the text. What else could this mean? o If applicable, how is symbolism used to represent good and evil? o If applicable, identify examples of non - English words, regional dia lect, and period phrases. What do they mean? How does it enhance the meaning of the text? What is the genre text, based on the author’s purpose? o The writer used specific words or phrases to describe __________. Give some examples of o words implied. o did the character’s traits change throughout the story and what impacted this change? How Compare the traits of the characters in this story to _______ (other genre). (Comparing a well - o developed character to a flat character.) e or irony used by the author? Why did the author use them? o What are some examples of satir Identify an example of an idiom and discuss why the author used it. o o Identify the elements of fantasy and discuss what they represent (“the quest”, “the hero”, symbolism representing good and evil ). o From what point of view is the book written and why? o What is the significance of ________? o What is the connection between ________ and ________? (Connecting theme to an object or event) How do the language, illustrations, and layout work together to se o t mood and convey meaning? o What are other interpretations of the symbolism in the text? o Analyze multiple works from an author to determine patterns and themes. Discuss or write. o Analyze multiple works on the same content to determine patterns and themes. o Quote accurately from a te xt when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from a text. o Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e, g . , how characters interact).

81 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Critiquing What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? What was the most important part of the story? Why? o What do you think (character) was thinking? Why? o o Why do you think the author included this information? o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? How or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to your understanding of the book? o Using other sources, determine if this is a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this situation or time period? Why or why not? (i.e. historical fiction) Was the title of the text a good one? Why or why not? o o How did th e graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? Are these qualifications valid? ns of text features. o Share you genre preferences. Support your answer with specific descriptio What aspects of the genre do you like? o Evaluate the author’s character and plot development. (i.e. believability, depth) o Check the authenticity of the information in the text. Are social issues and cultural groups accurately represen ted? o If applicable, critique the subject of the biography, including decisions, motivations, and accomplishments. o If applicable, critique the biographer’s presentation of a subject, noting bias. o What is the author’s point of view? Does the author show bi as? Cite evidence for both. o How does the author use exaggeration and subtle misinformation (propaganda) to express his or her bias in the text? o Critique the content of the story. Do you think the writer should have included any other information? What?

82 Guided Reading Goal Questions the Text Thinking within Summarizing Summarizing now becomes a tool to organize what you’ve read in order to participate in discussions * and complete written activities.* **Summaries need to be concise and reflect the important and overar ching ideas in information and texts.** Summarize the important o events or episodes from the text in the order that they happened. Tell me more. (Orally or written) Summarize ideas from a text and tell how they are related. o o Ask and answer questions to dem onstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. (Ask and answer “in the book” questions.) What was the problem in the story? o o How did the characters solve the problem? How did the story end? If applicable o , what was the surprise at the end? What new information did you learn about __________? o o Look at the photograph/drawing on page ________. What did you learn? Look at the (drawing, timeline, glossary, heading). How does it help you? Give an example of a o ( word from the glossary or an idea under that heading). o Summarize the important events at intervals during the reading of a longer text. Sequence the actions from a graphic text. o o What was the big problem in the story? What other problems did the characte rs encounter? o Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative o . language such as metaphors and similes Tell the important ideas in an organized way (orally or written response). o Summarize chapters, short stories, or sequels in order to understand large r themes. o o What were the events that led to the ending? Thinking the Text beyond Predicting o Based on what you know about a character, predict what he or she will do. o Based on what you know, what might happen next? o ht happen next. What clues from the book or personal After reading the text, predict what mig experience helped you with this prediction? o Has your prediction happened? How do you know? o Based on clues from the story, predict what the character will do next, feel, etc. o With new events in the stor y, how did you revise your prediction? o Based on what you know about the genre, what might happen next? o Based on personal experience, content knowledge, and knowledge of similar texts, how did you revise your prediction? Making Connections (Follow - up Quest ion: How did that connection help you understand the story?)

83 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Can you think of another book that is similar to this one? How is the (topic, characters, ending) similar to (title of another book)? o oks? o How is the character the same in this book as in previous bo What connection can you make (personal, text, world)? Explain how they are connected. o Before, During, and After Reading - How did what you know about the topic help you o understand the text? Based on a personal experience, what connections can you mak e to the people of other o cultures, times, and places? o Written Response: What connections can you make between this text and another text that you have read? o Compare characteristics of texts within and across genres. o What connections can you make between s ocial or moral issues of today and those presented in the text (biography, realistic fiction, historical, fantasy)? What connections can you make between the satire in the text and the social issues they o represent? Synthesizing o What new information has be en added to what you already knew about the topic? After reading, has the new information changed your thinking about the topic? (Different people o and cultures) o What did you learn about __________ after reading this book? Show where you found this infor mation. o How has your thinking changed after reading? Why? o Why are ______________ important to us? o Explain ___________ in your own words. o What lesson did the character learn in the story? How are __________ and ____________ alike? How are they different? o How did you group the information in the text o as you were reading? How did you grouping change? How do you have a better understanding of a character or plot after reading another chapter, o connected short story, or sequel? Inferring o Look at the dialogue in the text. What does the dialogue tell you a bout how the characters are feeling or thinking? o Why do you think the character felt _______ or acted _________? o Tell what you learned about (character). o Why did the character ______________? How do you know? o How did the author show ___________? ou think __________? o Why do y How did the character change from _________ to _________? Why? o o How would you feel if ________ happened to you? Would you solve the problem the same way the character did? o What caused the problem or outcome? o What is the big idea/theme of the text? How do they apply to our lives today? o If applicable, what information can you gather about (setting, character’s traits and feelings, and plot) from the illustrations in graphic novels (texts)? o Let’s discuss the story. Did anyone understan d the story differently? What makes you think this?

84 Guided Reading Goal Questions o What were the major events that led to the problem or the solution? How did the characters feelings towards each other change from _________ to ______? Why? o s feelings and motivations? o Based on the dialogue, what are the character o Based on the characters actions or motives, why did he or she behave that way (even if you don’t agree with their actions or motives)? How do actions of one character affect another? o bol – objects, events, motifs, characters)? o What does the author mean by ___________ (sym How does it enhance the meaning of the story? o Based on the characters actions or motives, describe the traits of the character. o How did the character’s thinking or actions impact the turning point of the story? o If applicable, how are the characters with problems dealing with mature issues? What are their feelings? How are they dealing? the Text about Thinking Analyzing o What did the author do to make the characters, situation, or topic interesting? o o genre of the book? What are the aspects of this genre that you noticed? (realis tic What is the and historical fiction, complex fantasy, biography, autobiography, memoirs and diaries, myths and legends, hybrid texts and other nonfiction) o What text features did you notice in the book? How did they help you understand the book? o Could this story really happen? Why or why not? o author use? How did it add to your enjoyment or What descriptive language did the understanding of the text? Show me where the problem was resolved in the story. How do you know? o o Explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction (informational) texts. How was _________ different fr om all of the rest? o o Look at the way the writer ended the book. Do you think this was a good way to end? Why or why not? What is the text structure of this book? Why did the author choose this? How would you o phic organizer? (description, compare and represent this information in a diagram or gra contrast, temporal sequence, cause and effect, problem and solution) o Show me a page where (identify a text structure element). o What role does the setting play (realistic fiction, historical fiction, fantasy)? o After reading several books from this author, what similarities do you notice about the author’s writing style? o What aspects of writer’s craft (style, language, perspective, theme) did you notice after reading several texts by this author? When reading a graphic novel , how has the author communicated meaning through illustrations o and print ? o If applicable, thi s book had different kinds of writing in it. What were the different kinds of writing (essays, letters, stories, diary etc.)? o Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and sta nza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. o Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).

85 Guided Reading Goal Questions o ontrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author Compare and c about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). o What does the writer mean by ______________? __. Find the part of the story where the writer showed _____________ o o What did the writer want you to learn from this book? What elements of fantasy did you notice in this text (i.e. motif, symbolism, magic)? o o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? How do you kno w that the author is qualified to write about this topic? o o If applicable, how did the use of special types of language, such as irony, add to the quality (enjoyment and understanding) of the text? What was the writer’s message? o o art of the story and why? What was the most important p If applicable, what was happening during this part of the story (distinguish between o foreshadowing, myths, jokes, dream sequence, fantasy and real events)? o Show a place in the book where the writer showed you _________(descriptive phrases). How did this help you? How is the text organized? (categories , etc.) o o Demonstrate, using a plot diagram, the complex plot of the story. o Demonstrate, using a graphic organizer, the organization of a nonfiction text. Identify and discu o ss examples of symbolism in the text. What else could this mean? o If applicable, how is symbolism used to represent good and evil? o If applicable, identify examples of non - English words, regional dialect, and period phrases. What do they mean? How does it enhance the meaning of the text? What is the genre text, based on the author’s purpose? o The writer used specific words or phrases to describe __________. Give some examples of o words implied. How did the character’s traits change throughout the story an d what impacted this change? o Compare the traits of the characters in this story to _______ (other genre). (Comparing a well - o developed character to a flat character.) o m? What are some examples of satire or irony used by the author? Why did the author use the o Identify an example of an idiom and discuss why the author used it. Identify the elements of fantasy and discuss what they represent (“the quest”, “the hero”, o symbolism representing good and evil). o From what point of view is the book written and why? o Wh at is the significance of ________? o What is the connection between ________ and ________? (Connecting theme to an object or event) How do the language, illustrations, and layout work together to set mood and convey meaning? o o of the symbolism in the text? What are other interpretations o Analyze multiple works from an author to determine patterns and themes. Discuss or write. o Analyze multiple works on the same content to determine patterns and themes. o What is the author’s point of view? Does the author show bias? Cite evidence for both. o Quote accurately from a te xt when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from a text. o Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e, g . , how characters interact).

86 Guided Reading Goal Questions o Critiquing What did you like/dislike about this (book, beginning, characters, ending)? o o What did you think about (book, beginning, characters, ending)? Why? o What was the most important part of the story? Why? What do you t hink (character) was thinking? Why? o Why do you think the author included this information? o o How does the author help you learn about _____________? o Do you agree or disagree with __________? Why or why not? o Do the pictures or graphics add to y our understanding of the book? How or why not? o Using other sources, determine if this is a realistic portrayal of what could happen in this situation or time period? Why or why not? (i.e. historical fiction) o Was the title of the text a good one? Why or why not? o How did the graphics add to the quality of the text or provide additional information? o How do you know that the author is qualified to write about this topic? Are these qualifications valid? Share you genre preferences. Support your answer with specific descriptions of text features. o What aspects of the genre do you like? o Evaluate the author’s character and plot development. (i.e. believability, depth) o Check the authenticity of the information in the text. Are social issues and cul tural groups accurately represented? o If applicable, critique the subject of the biography, including decisions, motivations, and accomplishments. If applicable, critique the biographer’s presentation of a subject, noting bias. o What is the author’s point o f view? Does the author show bias? Cite evidence for both. o o How does the author use exaggeration and subtle misinformation (propaganda) to express his or her bias in the text? o Critique the content of the story. Do you think the writer should have include d any other information? What?

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