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From: Becky Jenkins (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Oct 01 2001 - 17:13:03 EDT
Next message: Becky Jenkins: "Re: [Teacher-TalkNovel] Reading out loud"
I think that if you have a student or many students
that are not involved in reading a good way to get
them interested is literature circles. With
literature cicles the students form thier own groups
and choose their own type of book to read. This way,
they are in charge of what they are reading and most
likely they will choose a book they will be interested
in. Plus, they will be connected with other students
who enjoy the same books that they are interested in
and they will be able to discuss it together. We
will not be able to read every student in our class if
we choose the book for them, but with lit. circles the
chances are greater that everyone will be happy with
the book they have chosen becuase it was their
--- Super3D13@aol.com wrote:
> I was wondering how many actual teachers use
> books-on-tape and if you think they are a good way
> to get students more involved in the text. I am
> interning in Lake Mary where my teacher uses them
> often and I am trying to gage how effective they
> are. What do you think the most effective way to get
> a student deeply involved in a novel is?
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