Setting


Strategy
Explanation


Before
During
After
Reference...............


Diorama
A 3D snapshot of part of the story.


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The Reading Activity Handbook p 26


Significant Settings............
Students design four postcards of important locations in the setting,
On the back write a description of the setting, or a note from a character.
Student make cardboard pockets for the postcards.


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The Big Book of Reading response Activities p 142
Story Map
A bird's eye view of the setting in which the story took place.


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The Reading Activity Handbook p 35

There's no place like home
Students use a graphic organiser to list how setting are alike and different. The could compare a setting in a text with where they live, or another setting in the text, or a setting in another book


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The Big Book of Reading response Activities p 68
Travel brochures
Students create travel brochures about important settings in fiction and non-fiction books.


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The Big Book of Reading response Activities p 144