Building Adolescent Readers

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Program 1: The Six Building Blocks
Before we teach students how to read better, we need to help them understand why they should be readers. Kelly outlines his six blocks for motivating students to read more--both…
Program 2: First Draft Reading
Adolescent readers often adopt one of two universal strategies when they are confronted with difficult text: they either quit or dutifully continue, even though they do not understand what they…
Program 3: Second Draft Reading
Revisiting a text helps students uncover its deeper layers of meaning. Kelly demonstrates numerous strategies that help students move past an "I read it once; I'm done" mentality and into…

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