50 Common Core Reading Response Activities: Easy Mini-Lessons and Engaging Activities to Help Students Explore and Analyze Literature and Informational Texts (Paperback)
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Help students meet the Common Core with these common-sense lessons and activities from master teacher Marilyn Pryle. She shares simple practices–such as the Quote Wall, Genre Index, and Allusion Wall of Fame–that can be woven seamlessly into your weekly routine to develop deep reading habits. She also presents engaging reading response activities that prompt students to interact with text in meaningful ways, close reading to trace character development, explore relationships between events and ideas, discern point of view, discover themes, and so much more!
About the Author
Marilyn Pryle has taught writing, English literature and ESL for over sixteen. She has lived and taught in Philadelphia, Scranton, and Boston, and began her career in Kathmandu, Nepal, as a Jesuit International Volunteer. In Boston, Marilyn created and taught a full-time eighth-grade writing workshop; this experience served as the springboard for both Teaching Students to Write Effective Essays and Purposeful Conferences, Powerful Writing. Marilyn has also published poems and essays. She currently lives in Clarks Green, Pennsylvania, with her husband, Tim, and sons, Gavin and Tiernan.