FYLC – Biology & Composition, FA2016

Response Starters

I noticed…                                                                                           I like the way…

I was really surprised…                                                                  A question I have…

I wonder why…                                                                                 I think the author…

I didn’t understand…                                                                      This reminds me of…

I began to think…                                                                             I can picture…

I learned something new…                                                          I can predict…

I am guessing that…                                                                        The author is saying…

I felt ___________ when…                                                        I never thought…

I couldn’t believe…                                                                          I began to think of…

My favorite part was…                                                                   I know the feeling…

If I were [character]…                                                                    My favorite ______ is…

What I found interesting…                                                           I don’t/didn’t like…

What I think will happen is…                                                        I can imagine…

What I thought would happen was…                                       I think ______ will become important.

 

 

 

 

 

…from Roessing, Lesley. The Write to Read: Response Journals That Increate Comprehension. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin. 2009. Print.

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