Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Reading Aloud

Question: How can teachers turn response to poetry from groans to enjoyment?

Answer: Read your favorite poems aloud—and other literature as well. As the author says, “Reading aloud can motivate students to read and to read more.”

Another idea: “Play the opening tracks of an audio book as students come into the classroom.”

Comment: Ask your students if they remember any books read to them by parents and relatives when young and by teachers through the grades. RayS.

Title: “Accidentally on Purpose.” JTS Lesesne. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy (December 2011/January 2012), 336.

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