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In Search of the Novel:Teacher-TalkNovel

Subject: FW: Hooking them on classics

From: Betsy Scheidemantel (scheidemantelb@basd.k12.pa.us)
Date: Tue Mar 28 2000 - 17:14:56 EST

From: "Betsy Scheidemantel" <scheidemantelb@basd.k12.pa.us>
To: novel-talk@learner.org
Subject: Hooking them on classics
Date: Tue, Mar 28, 2000, 10:01 AM

Andrea wrote about hooking a student on classics...I really feel that
getting a student hooked on reading, any kind of reading is the real task.
Once we get a child hooked on reading we can steer them towards the classics
and usually they are well received. I know that my own children are
learning to love to read and all I have to do is suggest a book and they
jump on it. Sometimes forcing the titles turns a student off but suggesting
books that you truly loved will lead them to the "well".
Betsy Scheidemantel


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