LITERARY LETTER SENTENCE LEADS:type a * followed by the lead. Use 1 - 2 leads per letter.DURING READING...*The title of this book (makes me think/says to me)... because...
*After reading the first (paragraph, page, chapter) of this book, I felt...
*I like/dislike ... (this part/this character) because...
*The character I (like best, admire, relate to, dislike the most) is...because...
*The setting of this story is important because...
*A question that I have about this book is...because...
*If I were this character, I would...
*If I could talk to one of the book's characters, I would (ask or say)...
*I predict that...because...
*This (phrase, sentence, paragraph) is an example of good writing because...
*I didn't understand the part of the story when...
*The author got me interested when...
*My feelings about (the book, characters) changed when...
*The genre of this book is...because it has (characteristics)...
*I wish the author had...
*I noticed that the author...
*I think the illustrations...
*This (character, place, event) reminds me of...because...
*This book makes me think about another book I read called...It reminds me of this book because...
AFTER READING...*This book helped me to...
*If I were the author, I would have changed the part of the story when...
*I thought this book was realistic/unrealistic because...
*As compared to other books (by the author, in the series, on the same topic), I think this book...
*This book was important to me because...
*The most important (word, phrase, quote, idea, illustration) in this book is...
*I'd like to read another book by this author because...
*What I want to remember about this book is...
*If I could be any character in the book I would be...because...
*I learned...
*After the book ends, I predict...
*The book is really about...
*I think the author wrote this book to...