RE 5040 Fall 2011
Amanda Solesbee
choosing the right book
Tue Nov 22, 2011 23:53

We chose our books by using our Interest Inventory that had questions related to their reading and what they enjoyed reading about. For some students, they didn't like reading at all- so we based their interests off the Student Interview questions that discussed what they like to do for fun, etc. All of our groups responded in different ways with their interests, but I think the books we chose had great responses with the students.

  • Choosing the right book - burchamal, Mon Nov 21 16:34
    I enjoyed your presentation. It was put together very well and I think it covered a problem that most teachers face: trying to get boys to read. I have book clubs for my higher level students and... more
    • choosing the right book - Amanda Solesbee, Tue Nov 22 23:53
      • additional thoughts on matching interests - koppenhaverd, Mon Nov 28 16:00
        Amanda, Lori, and Tonya clearly approached interests thoughtfully and their data say effectively. Some additional criteria you might consider in answer to some of the questions in this thread are:... more
        • response to matching interests - Lori Vestal, Mon Nov 28 19:49
          I know I thought it was interesting that all my boys surveyed at first stated that none of them liked what they read during reading class at school. I heard this comment often from my boys, "I really ... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011