Reading Schedule


This schedule can be used to guide the pacing of the reading.


Week

Chapters

1 - 5/10

1 - 4

2

5 - 9

3

10 - 14

4

15 - 19

5

20 - 25

The Kite Runner Novel Unit

Reading Response Log - Student Template

Use this guide to help you complete your reading response logs.
Summary and Prediction
Notes



1. Write a summary of the assigned reading.

Your summary must:

· Describe three key events in the reading using transition words (Example: Firstly, next, finally)
· Conclude with a main idea statement (Example: The chapter was mainly about)
· Be at least four sentences.

2. Make a prediction about what will happen next.

Your prediction must:
· Be linked to the events described in your summary.
· Be at least two sentences.
Questions
Notes

1. Record four questions you have as you read.

Your questions must

  • Include two comprehension questions (what, when, where, who) and two analytical questions (why, how)
· Be punctuated with a question mark
· Be numbered 1 - 4
Important Passage
Notes



1. Record ONE paragraph-long passage from the novel that stands out to you as an important moment in the novel.

The passage must:

· be at least two sentences.
· be surrounded by “quotation marks”
· be followed by the page number.

2. Explain why you chose the passage.

Your explanation must:

  • be at least 2 sentences
Personal Response
Notes

  1. Write a personal response to the assigned reading.

Your personal response must:

  • Be at least five sentences.
  • Honestly describe and explain your thoughts and feelings as you read the assigned reading. What were you thinking?

If you are having trouble starting, you can choose from the list of response starters below. Do not feel restricted to this list!
  • When I read the chapter/s I felt….
  • I can relate to…
  • I am confused about…
  • I want to know why…
  • This reminds me of…
  • I want to ask the author/character…
Reading Response Log Rubric

Note: The expectations for this assignment are explained on the student template.

Category
5
3
1
0
Response Log Completion
The reading response log is complete.
The log is missing 1 element.
The log is missing 2 elements.
The log is missing 3 elements.
Summary and Prediction
All expectations are met or exceeded.
1 expectation has not been met.
2 expectations have not been met.
3 or more expectations have not been met.
Questions
All expectations are met or exceeded.
1 expectation has not been met.
2 expectations have not been met.
3 or more expectations have not been met.
Important Passage
All expectations are met or exceeded.
1 expectation has not been met.
2 expectations have not been met.
3 or more expectations have not been met.
Personal Response
All expectations are met or exceeded.
1 expectation has not been met.
2 expectations have not been met.
3 or more expectations have not been met.

Total: /25