Creating Lifelong Readers Through Independent Reading
In a time when reading instruction is being marginalized and replaced with scripted reading programs, Creating Lifelong Readers Through Independent Reading gives concrete suggestions for creating independent reading programs that make a difference. In a hands-on, approachable style, authors Barbara Moss and Terrell Young show you how to effectively reestablish independent reading as a central focus in your K–6 classroom. A thorough, research-based discussion of the benefits of independent reading is combined with the following practical tools to help you fit it into a jam-packed classroom schedule:
Plus, insightful interviews with literacy leaders Richard Allington, Linda Gambrell, Tony Stead, Sharon Taberski, and Myra Zarnowski tie together key points about the importance of independent reading.