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A Class Full of Reluctant Readers
If you’re having trouble getting your high school students to read and improve their reading skills, I would highly recommend the book, I Read It, but I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adol...
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Bag Books
Ms. Grealis’ students always have a book on hand: one to learn, one to love, and one to look forward to. Read how she helps students organize their books and keep track of their books.
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Battle of the Books
This year-long, school-wide contest gets the entire community involved in a fun reading event. Students compete, teachers and principal coach, and parents cheer them all. It includes Olympic fanfare and a torch runner (seriously!).
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Book Swap with 2-for-1 Coupons
Each year our school holds Drop Everything And Read (Dear) Week. It has become an annual tradition eagerly awaited by students and staff alike. We hold a book swap for students and staff. So that ever...
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Books for Reluctant Readers
If you’re having trouble getting your high school students to become interested in reading, I would start with a really great book that grabs your students' interest. You know your students the best, ...
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Books on Tape for Slow Readers
I suggest using books on tape (or CD) for students who are slow readers. Students can follow along in the printed book as they listen.
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Break for Reading with a Buddy
After recess and bathroom breaks we have a 15-minute silent reading time. Our students are allowed to choose a book and a book buddy. These buddies are a collection of...
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Breaking Up Story Dialogue
A great way to help kids break up a story into its proper format when dialogue is concerned is to use different colored highlighters. Have students highlight one speaker in one color and another speak...
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Celebrate Reading with the Cat
Ms. Cashell helps organize a week full of reading events and activities to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Seuss (March 2). There are Seuss-inspired costumes, guest readers, fundraisers, trivia quizzes, prizes, and even a Crazy Hair, Crazy Hat Day.
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Circulating Books with Funny Money
Ms. Fox is a library media specialist who “pays” students to read – a surefire way to get kids sharing, reading and circulating books.
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