Group Reading Activity Worksheets To Print:
Changing Main Character Traits
- You'll need to have an assortment of stories available for you. Read a story to the class where the main character makes a
drastic change (grumpy to happy, sad to happy, ect.). Stop reading before the
characters makes a change, and let them fill out the first section. Then continue
after they are finished.
Conflict & Resolution
- Time to work in groups of two or three on this. Pair off into groups of 2‐3. One person reads a story, and then
everyone fills out the first section of question on this worksheet.
Story Time Q & A -
What questions do you have about what you just read. Write down a few questions you have about the story or
book you just read or listened to. Then, as a group, try to answer as
many questions as you can.
Story Flower - Work through
the flower like wildfire. Pair up with a partner. You each will read a story to each other. The
listener will fill in the flower diagram as the reader reads the story.
Setting the Story - Breakdown
the story you just read. The setting of the story is where the action is taking place and is usually
mentioned in the introduction (exposition). Often, the setting will change
throughout the story.
about Plots - It usually begins with an introduction, and then
the rising action (other events) leads to the climax (usually a problem),
which leads to the falling action (other events) and a resolution.
Reading Log - Within 1 week, your group should read 3 books
with different topics/themes/genres.
the Problem? - Pair off into groups of 3 to discuss the story
and answer the questions about conflict in the flow chart.
Club - After reading or listening to a story, get in groups
of three and discuss a few of the following topics.
& Respond - In pairs or groups, take turns reading a short story
or book. These are questions that can be applied to almost all group sessions that you may have.
What Happened? - Read or listen to a story. As a group of 3-4,
write out the sequence of events in the five boxes.
Favorites - Read 1 book that no one else has read and fill out
the first 2 rows of the chart.
Action & Falling Action - Read or listen to a story. With a
small group, identify the rising action and falling action in the
story by answering the questions.