Reading Response Exercise #41: Can You Relate? Extend and Connect with Your Reading

Read for at least twenty to thirty minutes. When you are done, think about what you have read. How does your personal history help you to understand this story? How do past experiences and emotions help you relate to the characters and their situations?

Write or discuss your response.

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Reading Response Exercise #34: Recommended Reading

Sorry for the delay in this week’s post. The last few weeks have been crazy busy. However, here is your reading response exercise at last.

Read for at least twenty to thirty minutes. When you are done, think about what you have read.

Would you recommend this book to others? If so, why? If not, why are you still reading it?

Write your response or actually have the discussion with a friend. Maybe they will recommend something good for you to read.

Reading Response #33: Theme/Thoughts on Life and Living

Read for at least twenty to thirty minutes. When you are done, think about what you have read.

What is the author is trying to say about life and living through this story so far? What evidence do you have for your thinking? Knowing what you already know about your reading, how do you think the author will bring the tale to its end?

Write or discuss your response.

For Pre-readers: Enjoy a story together. Ask your pre-reader what she thinks the main character might have learned through the story. Ask him how the character learned whatever was learned.