Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Focus on Reading

Focus on Reading

I am back to school and focused on reading for 6th grade

Close Reading
Back to School: Six Strategies for Effective Close Reading

Reading Difficult texts
Five Keys to Helping Students Read Difficult Texts

Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

Reading For Pleasure

Fiction Teaches Students Empathy, Research Shows

Reading for pleasure to support the engagement and motivation of learners

Reading for pleasure puts children ahead in the classroom, study finds

Reading to Connect

Monday, September 22, 2014

Freedom To Read

The Webb School Library and Archives celebrates "Banned Books Week"

The national Banned Books Week planning committee, announced that this year's celebration of the freedom to read will emphasize a thematic focus on comics and graphic novels. This year's Banned Books Week will shine a light on this still misunderstood form of storytelling and will celebrate the value of graphic novels to readers from all walks of life through the work performed by Banned Books Week sponsors and individual librarians, retailers and readers from all over the world

Book Display

"What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist." @ 

Mrs Little with Salman Rushdie