Reading Amplified (E-Book)

Digital Tools that Engage Students in Words, Books, and Ideas

"Reading engagement matters. What does that mean for me as a teacher? It means that I need to choose my approach to reading with students' needs in mind. Ultimately my purpose is to create lifelong readers who are capable of critically reading the texts our democratic society requires -- including when interacting with text and images through digital devices or online."

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"Reading engagement matters. What does that mean for me as a teacher? It means that I need to choose my approach to reading with students' needs in mind. Ultimately my purpose is to create lifelong readers who are capable of critically reading the texts our democratic society requires -- including when interacting with text and images through digital devices or online."

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About the Author(s)

A National Board Certified Teacher, Lee Ann Spillane teaches English at Cypress Creek High School in Florida. "I love the everyday epiphanies of the classroom," Lee Ann says about her teaching life.

Table of Contents

Contents
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: Making the Tedious Exciting

Chapter 2: What's Your Take on Reading?
Chapter 3: Build Your Reading Community
Chapter 4: Hone Students' Skills: Beyond the Flash in the Pan
Chapter 5: Projects to Strengthen and Grow Vocabulary
Chapter 6: Developing Fluency in Class and Beyond
Chapter 7: Connect or Collaborate by Going to the Clouds
Chapter 8: Making It Work: Getting Beyond "I'm Afraid I'll Break It"
Appendixes
References

Product Details

Grade Range: 7-12
Year: 2012
Item No: 1007
ISBN: 978-162531-007-1

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