Creating Lifelong Readers Through Independent Reading
International Reading Association, Apr 14, 2010 - Education - 208 pages
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.
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Review: Creating Lifelong Readers Through Independent ReadingUser Review - Morgan Echtenkamp - Goodreads
This book had a lot of good reminders, but not too many truly inventive ideas or insights. It was a quick reminder about the importance of choice reading, and a good selection for someone just getting started with using choice reading in their classroom. Read full review