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Developing Reading Plans to Support Independent Reading

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Developing Reading Plans to Support Independent Reading

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Three 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Student Interactives

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Graphic Map

The Graphic Map assists teachers and students in reading and writing activities by charting the high and low points related to a particular item or group of items, such as events during a day or chapters in a book.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   5 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 12

Read a book! The third week of October is Teen Read Week.

Students are encouraged to read a variety of books and participate in a book club in celebration of Teen Read Week.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Differentiating the Reading Experience for Students

In this Strategy Guide, you’ll learn approaches that can help you differentiate the reading experience for students depending on their age, interests, and ability.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   2 – 7  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Creating Lifelong Readers Through Independent Reading

This book provides information on the benefits of independent reading, how to set up a classroom library, and ways to actively engage students in independent reading.

 

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