Take a navigated journey through a picture book! Use this reading response map as your guide through Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
In this story, a hungry caterpillar eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. This book aligns with Guided Reading Level J, and introduces such topics as counting and numbers, and life cycles.
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!