Category Archives for "Reading"

How to Engage Student Readers – Make Memories and Magic

Ever since I can remember, I have loved to read and effortlessly created entire worlds in my head filled with characters and settings.  I was able to hook myself into reading.  I remember thinking in fifth grade, while reading My Side of the Mountain, that the life outdoors as described in the book was so enchanting […]

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Motivate Reluctant Readers with Focus and Purpose

Over the years, I’ve played around with different ways to engage students with reading and writing and if I had to label myself I would be more a writing teacher than a reading teacher.  Sure, I assign novels and we discuss as a class and engage in activities, but I feel like the actual remediation […]

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