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Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Kids and teens should read and write even when they are out of school. Why is this so important?

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Parent & Afterschool Resources

ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.

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Motivating Teen Readers

 

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Motivating Teen Readers

Grades 6 – 12
Author

Mary Patroulis

Manlius, New York

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

Tip Topic Tips for Teaching Reading
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Activities & Projects

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Activities & Projects

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Connecting with Young Adult Authors through Writing

This activity guides teens in reaching out to authors of books they love by composing personal letters or connecting to authors through their websites or blogs.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Speak Up! Writing a Review

This activity gives teens an opportunity to write reviews on the movies, television shows, music, restaurants, and books they love—and hate!

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Start Your Own Book Club

Children can enjoy a community-building experience by meeting with friends to choose, read, and discuss books together.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

How to Help a Teen Choose a Book

There are many ways to help teens choose appropriate and engaging titles. The following tips will help you find the resources necessary to choices that will appeal to the teen readers in your life.

 

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Printouts

Grades   6 – 8  |  Printout  |  Charting Progress

Reading Record Chart

Preteens and teens can use this chart to keep track of the books, stories, and magazine articles that they’ve read over a period of time.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Printout  |  Writing It Out

Book Review Form

Children in the upper elementary grades can use this form to write a book review to share with friends.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Printout  |  Charting Progress

Reading Record Chart

Teens can use this chart to keep track of the books, stories, and magazine articles that they’ve read over a period of time.

 

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