Middle school reading lessons can be challenging to plan. Looking to breathe new life into classroom reading without reinventing the wheel? This blog post has you covered! I’ve gathered together some of my top blog posts related to reading including library set up, tips and tricks for increasing student engagement and comprehension, recommended reading lists, and more. You’ll also find links to some of my top rated, reading focused, Teachers Pay Teachers products including book reports and an independent reading journal.
Keeping middle school students engaged during reading can be challenging. This blog post provides several suggestions on how to increase engagement during guided reading.
Classroom libraries are important because not all schools have a physical library space, students need frequent access to books and they provide a venue for book recommendations.
Silent reading can be difficult if students are not engaged in the text or the activity they are asked to complete during or after reading. Sticky notes are an inexpensive way to bring engagement and energy back into silent reading time.
Silent reading is not a time filler activity, it is an important part of any middle school English Language Arts classrooms. Make the most out of your student’s independent reading time by trying out these four tips.
Help Canadian students find well written and age-appropriate reading material by utilizing book lists created by the Ontario Library Association.
Helping students become good independent readers is not a quick task. It requires time, patience and effort. Read about the great ideas shared by other teachers on how they keep students engaged during independent reading.
Keep your students organized during independent reading. This independent reading assignment is a collection of 6 Independent Reading Tracking Forms and 1 Reading Journal Assignment.
Help your students dive deeper into their reading with these 12 different book report assignments. Each assignment enables students to showcase their creativity while meeting your curriculum standards. This book report set covers both Fiction and Non-Fiction Genres.
Engage your students in their independent reading by having them create a Shoe Box Book Report that is covered in art words and paragraphs relating to the novel of their choice.This product comes with two format options: task cards and an assignment sheet.