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How much can you remember?

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Activity Type:
Activity Form:
Grade: 3
Group Size: Small Group
Length: 15 minutes
Goal: To recall key facts from a story

What to do

  1. Give children a passage and ask the children to read it quietly. Children to highlight any vocabulary they are unsure of.
  2. Ask children to discuss the text with a partner. What was the theme of the writing? Serious, historical, comical, etc?
  3. Encourage children to justify their answers by adding notes around the side.
  4. Children read the passage again to see if they can note down any more facts the second time of reading.
  5. Give children comprehension sheet and see if they have the answers to any of the questions on the sheet.

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