peer book recommendations - fun idea for beginning of the year, too - maybe a book you read over the summer. Also, could do this with peer music recommendations. I could restrict to certain genres or artistic periods.
These Reading Response Question Cards are a great idea. You can hang them around your room and have children respond to questions off of them. They have my questions about the characters, plot and others!
Teach Your Child To Read Fast - Are parents always asking you how they can help their students become better readers? This list of questions is a quick way to help! - TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ and Enable Your Child to Become a Fast and Fluent Reader!