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Increasing ELL Student Reading Comprehension with Non-fiction Text

<i>Kids need to be able to learn to read text for meaning … (and ask themselves) "Do I know why I'm reading this? Do I know what information I'm looking</i> …

Teaching

Hooking Struggling Readers: Using Books They Can and Want to Read

Find effective high interest, low vocabulary books<p>The term "high interest, low vocabulary" is often used to describe books for struggling middle …

5 Keys to Motivating Struggling Learners

Supporting and motivating struggling students is a challenge that seems to grow over time. In this article, author and engagement expert Barbara …

Introducing a Text Before Reading

How pre-reading relates to ELLs<p>English language learners (ELLs) have great difficulty jumping into new texts without any background support. Students …

What to Do When Reading Is Too "Sitty"

My daughter is a mover — she's constantly in motion, even when she's sleeping. She hates sitting still for anything, including reading. Some kids …

Kids

Building World Knowledge: Motivating Children to Read and Enjoy Informational Text

Young children benefit from opportunities to read a rich array of fiction and informational books. Reading educators and researchers agree that young …

Reading and Motivation - Read On! film tutorial

Elementary Read Aloud- Answering Character Motivation Questions

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Reading Motivation at Northwest Elementary

13 Ideas for How Parents Can Encourage Summer Reading l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog

Summer break is almost here. Your child probably has a countdown posted on the refrigerator or hidden in their notebook.<p>During the past school year, …

Simple Practices to Nurture the Motivation to Read

Research confirms that student motivation is a key factor in successful reading. In Nurturing the Motivation to Read, we examined the current …

Student Motivation and Engagement in Literacy Learning | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z

<b>Some teachers think that motivational activities must entertain students and therefore create fun activities that are not necessarily focused on</b> …