The reluctant reader how to get and keep kids reading by Wendy M. Williams

Cover of: The reluctant reader | Wendy M. Williams

Published by Warner Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Reading.,
  • Children -- Books and reading.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementWendy M. Williams.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1573 .W543 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL605167M
ISBN 100446603384
LC Control Number96199891
OCLC/WorldCa35080566

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Joke books, riddle books and books of sports trivia are irresistible to some of the most reluctant readers. Keep a book like this handy in the car, in the kitchen.

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If you have a reluctant reader in your life, you realize the importance of having books that are not only readable for your child but also are viewed as acceptable by peers. This is especially true when it is time to read in school. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second book in C.

Lewis’s classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia – this timeless classic has been motivating reluctant readers for. External rewards may work in the short term, but the best way to foster a love of reading is to help your students discover that a great book is a reward in itself.

You can motivate reluctant readers when you. Read aloud to them. Choose books that you love, and read aloud with passion and expression. The reluctant reader book A reluctant reader, for those unfamiliar with the term, is someone who “doesn’t like to read” or who has a hard time picking up a book and becoming invested in it immediately.

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Great story lines, large print and short chapters make these books a smart choice for the reluctant reader.

Clementine, by Sara Pennypacker “I have had not so good of a week.”Author: Ginny Osewalt. Nonfiction for reluctant readers Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

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Imagine how proud a reluctant reader will be when telling classmates that he or she learned a game-winning soccer kick from a book.

Teaching students to respect one another's likes and dislikes helps them be supportive of others and discriminating in their own reading choice and development.

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I would definitely say that my son was a reluctant reader with a high frustration level. So I wanted to find books where he could read all the words on the page along with the sight words he.

Help reluctant readers and ESL learners gain confidence in their reading skills with these series from World Book. These books handle high-interest topics with easily digestible text and engaging layouts.

Reluctant readers will be excited—not overwhelmed—as they jump in. The Percy Jackson books are fantastic, but you need a bit of stamina to read them. They are long for reluctant readers, but perfect for when someone.

Sometimes, reluctant readers simply get overwhelmed and frustrated by diving into titles beyond their level, so captivating them with simpler yet still exciting reads is the best way to keep them glued to the pages. As a result, they'll build their reading skills and transform into an avid, happy reader before your eyes.

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This is especially true when it is time to read in school. The Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers provides annotated lists of books released that year to appeal to teens who, for whatever reason, do not like to read for fun. Find more information on Quick Picks, including past lists, policies and procedures, and how to nominate a title.

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Set an example--let children see you reading. Have books at home. Find books that match your child's interests. Take books with you wherever you go.

Have a Reading Ritual: After school or bedtime are recommended. Family reading times are encouraged. Explore the book. Take time to look at the pictures. The Reluctant Fundamentalist is an example of a dramatic monologue and autodiegetic narration.

Awards and nominations. The novel was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Howard Davies commenting at the time it was an 'unofficial runner-up' at a lecture at LSE. It also won an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, the South Bank Show Annual Award for Author: Mohsin Hamid.

Lemony Snicket ()My platform has been to reach reluctant readers. And one of the best ways I found to motivate them is to connect them with reading that interests them, to expand the definition of reading to include humor, science fiction/fantasy, nonfiction, graphic novels, wordless books, audio books and comic books.

This year’s final list consists of 64 titles selected from nominations. The Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list identifies titles aimed at encouraging reading among teens who dislike to read for any reason.

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Read aloud as much as possible from novels as well as picture books. Hook them into a good story. Read from a wide variety of genres and vary it week by week. Don’t make reluctant readers read aloud. Reading aloud — discusses the importance of reading aloud and how to read.

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