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20 Tips to encourage kids to Read? (Part 1) Reading is Fundamental! Mersedeh Arvaneh, Irvine CA USA, 2007
1. Ask yourself, are you a … <ul><li>Book Believer ? </li></ul><ul><li>Book Enthusiastic? </li></ul><ul><li>Book Lover? </...
Surprised!
2. Start Early <ul><li>The sooner , the better </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat </li></ul><ul><li>Read loud </li></ul><ul><li>Big ...
3. Learn from Little House on the Prairie  <ul><li>Locate a peaceful spot at home just for reading </li></ul><ul><li>Find ...
4. Learn from The Sea of Monsters Story <ul><li>Reading needs adequate Lighting, maybe they see monsters in darkness! </li...
5.  EYE checkup please! <ul><li>Sometimes they cannot see the words, therefore they do not like to read </li></ul>
6. Watch for Language (Lack or Gap) <ul><li>If English is their second language, get them some books in their native langu...
7. Get the Ladder, Bookcase is too High! <ul><li>Book should be available </li></ul><ul><li>Reachable </li></ul><ul><li>Ac...
8. Get the Right Book <ul><li>Get Booklist </li></ul><ul><li>Create Booklist </li></ul><ul><li>Get the Amazon List </li></...
9. Girly books! <ul><li>weeks  </li></ul>
10. Books for boys!
11. Books Mania! <ul><li>Do not miss them! They are great opportunities for starting a new habit…”Reading”  </li></ul>
12. Got Library Card? <ul><li>Teach them, Library is a fun place </li></ul><ul><li>Library is a convenient & affordable al...
13. Start a Book Club <ul><li>Why not you? </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah did it! </li></ul><ul><li>Be a Club “CEO” </li></ul><ul...
14. Apply Fantastic 4! Method <ul><li>Reward them after reading 4 books </li></ul><ul><li>Or Chocolate </li></ul><ul><li>I...
15. Apply Crime & Punishment Method! <ul><li>After buying or borrowing a book, </li></ul><ul><li>Or after assigning a book...
16. Have Great Expectations! <ul><li>After getting one book, set few objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Clear out your expectati...
17. Learn from Les Miserable Story <ul><li>If they feel miserable after the first 5 pages, help them to find out another w...
18. Pride & Prejudice Manner <ul><li>Tell stories about their  reading  habit in front of everybody else </li></ul><ul><li...
19. The IMPORTANT BOOK! <ul><li>Let them know, the  Reading  is Important! </li></ul>
20. Someday <ul><li>Don’t worry!&quot; Someday”, they Do! </li></ul><ul><li>Someday, they are “rising” to  Read ! </li></u...
Are you Ready? <ul><li>They are going to grow fast… </li></ul>
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  • I can hope only in 'some day', because everything is more interesting (mainly tv, play station ...) than a book for my son. I tried all of the 20 advice. What should I do now? Give me another 20.<br /><br/>
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  1. 1. 20 Tips to encourage kids to Read? (Part 1) Reading is Fundamental! Mersedeh Arvaneh, Irvine CA USA, 2007
  2. 2. 1. Ask yourself, are you a … <ul><li>Book Believer ? </li></ul><ul><li>Book Enthusiastic? </li></ul><ul><li>Book Lover? </li></ul><ul><li>Book Club member? or </li></ul><ul><li>Book Worm? </li></ul><ul><li>And think & think </li></ul>
  3. 3. Surprised!
  4. 4. 2. Start Early <ul><li>The sooner , the better </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat </li></ul><ul><li>Read loud </li></ul><ul><li>Big pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Large fonts </li></ul>
  5. 5. 3. Learn from Little House on the Prairie <ul><li>Locate a peaceful spot at home just for reading </li></ul><ul><li>Find a good chair (and desk) </li></ul><ul><li>Find a Sanctuary just for Reading </li></ul>
  6. 6. 4. Learn from The Sea of Monsters Story <ul><li>Reading needs adequate Lighting, maybe they see monsters in darkness! </li></ul><ul><li>Get a good table lamp </li></ul>
  7. 7. 5. EYE checkup please! <ul><li>Sometimes they cannot see the words, therefore they do not like to read </li></ul>
  8. 8. 6. Watch for Language (Lack or Gap) <ul><li>If English is their second language, get them some books in their native language </li></ul>
  9. 9. 7. Get the Ladder, Bookcase is too High! <ul><li>Book should be available </li></ul><ul><li>Reachable </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Affordable </li></ul>
  10. 10. 8. Get the Right Book <ul><li>Get Booklist </li></ul><ul><li>Create Booklist </li></ul><ul><li>Get the Amazon List </li></ul><ul><li>Get the Barnes & Nobel List </li></ul><ul><li>Get the Borders List </li></ul>
  11. 11. 9. Girly books! <ul><li>weeks </li></ul>
  12. 12. 10. Books for boys!
  13. 13. 11. Books Mania! <ul><li>Do not miss them! They are great opportunities for starting a new habit…”Reading” </li></ul>
  14. 14. 12. Got Library Card? <ul><li>Teach them, Library is a fun place </li></ul><ul><li>Library is a convenient & affordable alternative </li></ul>
  15. 15. 13. Start a Book Club <ul><li>Why not you? </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah did it! </li></ul><ul><li>Be a Club “CEO” </li></ul><ul><li>Start Today! </li></ul>
  16. 16. 14. Apply Fantastic 4! Method <ul><li>Reward them after reading 4 books </li></ul><ul><li>Or Chocolate </li></ul><ul><li>Is up to you! </li></ul>
  17. 17. 15. Apply Crime & Punishment Method! <ul><li>After buying or borrowing a book, </li></ul><ul><li>Or after assigning a book, </li></ul><ul><li>Look up for the result </li></ul><ul><li>If the reading did not happen! Do something about it! </li></ul>
  18. 18. 16. Have Great Expectations! <ul><li>After getting one book, set few objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Clear out your expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Set aside a time frame </li></ul><ul><li>Get them study guides (if necessary) </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Observe </li></ul><ul><li>Simply ask </li></ul>
  19. 19. 17. Learn from Les Miserable Story <ul><li>If they feel miserable after the first 5 pages, help them to find out another way, another time, or another book! </li></ul>
  20. 20. 18. Pride & Prejudice Manner <ul><li>Tell stories about their reading habit in front of everybody else </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be prejudice, read everything </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t discernment books, read all </li></ul>
  21. 21. 19. The IMPORTANT BOOK! <ul><li>Let them know, the Reading is Important! </li></ul>
  22. 22. 20. Someday <ul><li>Don’t worry!&quot; Someday”, they Do! </li></ul><ul><li>Someday, they are “rising” to Read ! </li></ul><ul><li>Someday, the books are “Out of the Dust” </li></ul><ul><li>Someday, they Read ! </li></ul><ul><li>Someday, they Ask for more books… </li></ul>
  23. 23. Are you Ready? <ul><li>They are going to grow fast… </li></ul>
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