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K, 1st, 2nd


English Language Arts


15 minutes

Regional Focus



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Response to Reading - Fiction

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Apr 12, 2024
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In this activity, students record their thoughts and feelings after reading or listening to a climate-related text. Students also identify the characters and setting in the book.
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Teaching Tips
  • Three levels have been provided. Choose the version that best meets the needs of your students.
  • Students should be encouraged to use drawing and/or writing to complete the responses.
  • Response to Reading pages can be completed in small groups or independently.
  • Response to Reading pages are a great addition to any library or listening center.
Scientist Notes

Through the use of this activity, students are guided in reading fictional texts about climate change and responding to them by pointing out any gaps, lessons gained, and necessary fixes to increase climate resilience. Every supplementary resource included in the activity guide has been thoroughly reviewed and approved by our scientific review team.


Primary Standards

  • Common Core English Language Arts Standards (CCSS.ELA)
    • Reading: Literature (K-12)
      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.3 Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.3 Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
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