LEADING TO READINGGreat Books and a Few Ideas for Using Them Teri Lesesne SHSU, Library Science
IDEA #1: BOOKTALKS How do they know where the good books are unless we tell them? How do they know where to go next for a book? How can we motivate the unmotivated? How can we do this quickly and ef fectively? What is cheap and easy?
VARIATIONS ON BOOKTALKS Shelf talkers Power point loops Video booktalks podcasts
SHELF TALKERS BMOC RecommendsSTUPID FAST by Geoff Herbach. Meet a very confusedFelton, a teen who has been beat up by bullies until thisyear when he discovered he can run stupid fast. “ If youwant to read something fantastically funny, pick up StupidFast. If you want to read something honest and refreshing,pick up Stupid Fast. I cant recommend this debut novelenough. Geoff Herbach has really impressed me and ICANT WAIT to read more of his work!"
POWER POINT LOOPS Give kids QR codes to scan and view later Keep them running in background Update with themes each month Here is an example
POWER POINT LOOP EXAMPLEhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8-psqOON-Y&feature=player_embedded
VIDEO BOOKTALK (TRAILER)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8-psqOON-Y&feature=player_embedded