Post-Reading Activities

After reading, there are many writing activities that you can do to check for comprehension and understanding.  Here are a few...Summarize the text (chapter, scene, novel, poem, article)Describe the main characterCompare and contrast yourself to a characterMake a list of vocabulary words you learned in the readingCreate a timeline of events from…

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March Ahead

March Ahead... Get it?  Are you shaking your head?  Sorry, I love puns.I can't believe it's already March!  It seems like with each new month, I find myself in the same state of mind, thinking...  Where has the time gone?  How is a new month already beginning?  What did I accomplish last…

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Writing Challenge #3

March's writing challenge!Now I Know My ABCsWrite a story in which you begin each sentence with a different letter of the alphabet, beginning with A and ending with Z.  How far can you get without stopping?My Un-FutureWe spend a lot of time discussing where we'd like to be in a year, five…

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