Challenge #11: Identify 3- 5 book finding strategies that are essential for students in the ages and stages you work with. Map out a quick plan for how you you might model each of them for your students in the early days of the school year.
“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” -JK Rowling
How Does This Help Grow A Community of Readers?
To cultivate a thriving community of readers one of our first priorities is to nurture each readers ability to find one book after another.
Before readers can settle into engaged and purposeful reading, they must find their way to texts that they can and want to read. When we commit to intentionally support book choice we are committing to helping readers learn to consistently find texts that lead to high levels of engagement. Continue reading “Challenge #11: Identify 3- 5 book finding strategies that are essential to teach.”