Take a navigated journey through a picture book! Use this reading response map as your guide through Leo Lionni's A Color of His Own.
In this story, chameleon notices that elephants are gray, Pigs are pink, and Tigers have black and orange stripes. It seems that every animal has its own distinctive color—except the chameleon. This book aligns with Guided Reading Level I, and introduces such topics as friends and friendship, individuality, and animal stories.
On the reading response map, prompts in text boxes, along with art cues, guide students” comprehension about the story they are reading. The prompts help students to build comprehension skills, such as:
• recalling events
• describing characters
• predicting outcomes
• exploring cause-and-effect relationships
• making personal connections,
• and more!