professornana (professornana) wrote,

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Nurturing readers

Go here for a terrific post on how to kill a love of reading:

Now, consider making these five items positives.

1. Provide choice. Provide choice in reading materials and in how students will talk to you about their reading.

2. Build a community of readers within the classroom and in the school at large. Make everyone welcome. Keep giving invitations until you have them all in the community.

3. Model. Model. Model.
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