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    Visualizing idea
    By Tatum

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    I teach the kids to stretch to sketch (stretch your mind and sketch on paper). After reading for a certain amount of time, I stop everyone and just say "stretch and sketch!" They all grab their reading response journals and roughly sketch what they are picturing in their mind at that exact moment in the reading. After a novel or basal story, they can turn their favorite sketch into a nice illustration with color and detail. THis is a fun way to teach the strategy of Visualization. The kids love it when I surprise them with a "Stretch to Sketch".

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