Tag Archives: Independent Reading

Independent Reading and Summer Reading RESOURCES

As summer draws near, you might be thinking about assigning summer reading or planning for a more rigorous independent reading program at your school next year, or you might be looking forward to YOUR OWN summer reading. Here are some … Continue reading

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INDEPENDENT READING: 180 Different Ways to Respond

Recently my friend Barbara Daniels, who is an excellent poet, generously sent along an incredibly helpful list of 180 activities for students to choose from while working on independent reading. Here are the first five: What’s in a Name?   With … Continue reading

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Helping Students to Fall in Love with Books: THOUGHTS ON INDEPENDENT READING

It’s a known fact that people don’t become better at something unless they actually DO it.  This is as true about reading as it is about anything else, and it sounds really obvious, but the truth is that few schools … Continue reading

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