Plan Whole-Class Lessons Using Content-Area Text

Plan Whole-Class Lessons Using Content-Area Text

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Find Lower-Level Texts for Upper-Level Readers

Find Lower-Level Texts for Upper-Level Readers

It can be a challenge to find engaging texts for older students who read below grade level. A fourth grade student may be reading at a first grade level; however, she does not want to read something about a 7-year-old’s birthday party or a kindergartner losing...
Appeal to Girls When Reading Nonfiction

Appeal to Girls When Reading Nonfiction

No one would dispute that there’s a lot of current research outlining ways to target struggling male readers. And although there may be more struggling boys than girls, that doesn’t mean teachers aren’t facing issues with their female readers. One of...
Save Reading Materials for Next Year

Save Reading Materials for Next Year

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