Say It Your Way: Independent Reading Graphic Organizer
Use this graphic organizer with a poem to build paraphrasing skills, strengthen reading comprehension, and introduce students to the captivating but sometimes complex world of verse. See Full Product Description.
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The critical thinking required for successful paraphrasing helps students grasp the full meaning of the original text. Use this graphic organizer with a poem to develop an understanding and appreciation of this genre, build reading comprehension, and develop writing skills. Great for whole class instruction, small groups, independent reading, or writing workshop.
Use this resource on your interactive whiteboard to model how to take a line from a story or nonfiction text students would like to use in a report and write it in their own words. Fill in megaphone with a line from a book and as a whole class discuss what the line means, or how children might paraphrase it. Have volunteers write their answers on the board.