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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 as Goodbye Gifts for Students
Here's and end-of-year tip to show your students how much you appreciate them and to help keep them reading all summer long!
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Books on Tape for Slow Readers
This educator suggests 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
This a unique tip for getting younger readers excited about books. See how Joyce J. fosters the love of reading in her classroom.
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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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Create Camp Read-A-Lot
During the last week of school, Amanda takes her kindergarten students camping in her own classroom! Her students bring tents, flashlights and other camping gear for a fun reading event.
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Differentiated Reading
We have kids who have reading abilities all over the charts. Some are as high as twelfth grade and others are as low as first grade.
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