Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Visualizing Freebie

Visualizing is such an important piece to the comprehension puzzle.  It is obvious my struggling readers are not always visualizing what is happening in the text.  I love to ask detail questions like, "What color do you think the cake was?" or "What do you think Gooney Bird's face looks like?"
 Then it's fun to compare answers..."I think the cake was chocolate."  "I thought it was white with blue letters that said HAPPY BIRTHDAY." "No, it's a pink princess cake like my birthday cake."  It leads to a great talk about schema and how schema helps with visualizing.  Here is a freebie to help your readers visualize while you read aloud.  It works well with a chapter book, a picture book  (don't show the pictures), or it can be done during independent reading time.

Click here for the freebie!

This is my first ever TPT item, so please leave feedback.  I plan on adding lots of freebies soon, so be sure to follow me on TPT. I'm linking up to Manic Monday.  Check out lots of freebies there and show some love to the teachers who shared them!

Classroom Freebies Manic Monday


1 comment:

  1. Very cute! Love that it has the picture box but also has the lines for a sentence! So important for them to be writing!

    Ann :)