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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 …

Writing

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 …

Teaching

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> …

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 …

Teaching

Reading Motivation: What the Research Says

25 Ideas to Motivate Young Readers

<b>The folks at the BOOK-IT! Program have given permission for Education World to reprint 25 great ideas from teachers -- ideas that are sure to get</b> …