Summer Reading Strategies<br />Gretchen Caserotti<br />Head of Children and Teen Services<br />MMS March 16, 2011<br /><u...
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Strategy 1 – Let them read outside the box<br />Vs.<br />classic<br />graphic novel<br />
Strategy 1 – Let them read outside the box<br />Vs.<br />read<br />listen<br />
Strategy 1 – Let them read outside the box<br />Vs.<br />print<br />eBook<br />
Strategy 2 – Make Reading Social<br /><ul><li>Book Suggestions
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Summer Reading Strategies for Middle School Parents

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Presentation to the MPA at Middlesex Middle School on March 16, 2011

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Summer Reading Strategies for Middle School Parents

  1. 1. Summer Reading Strategies<br />Gretchen Caserotti<br />Head of Children and Teen Services<br />MMS March 16, 2011<br /><ul><li>Flickr User Spree2010</li></li></ul><li>Why Reading?<br /><ul><li>Flickr User Taxi for Gable
  2. 2. Flickr User theqspeaks
  3. 3. Flickr User Merlijinn Hoek</li></li></ul><li>Strategy 1 – Let them read outside the box<br />Vs.<br />non fiction<br />fiction<br />
  4. 4. Strategy 1 – Let them read outside the box<br />Vs.<br />classic<br />graphic novel<br />
  5. 5. Strategy 1 – Let them read outside the box<br />Vs.<br />read<br />listen<br />
  6. 6. Strategy 1 – Let them read outside the box<br />Vs.<br />print<br />eBook<br />
  7. 7. Strategy 2 – Make Reading Social<br /><ul><li>Book Suggestions
  8. 8. Bookwink
  9. 9. GuysRead
  10. 10. ReaderGirlz
  11. 11. Publisher Websites
  12. 12. Discussion Guides
  13. 13. Author Information
  14. 14. Social Spaces
  15. 15. Flickr User theqspeaks</li></li></ul><li>Strategy 2 – Make Reading Social<br /><ul><li>Interactive Fiction
  16. 16. Fan Fiction</li></li></ul><li>Strategy 2 – Make Reading Social<br />
  17. 17. Strategy 3 – Encourage Retelling<br />
  18. 18. Strategy 3 – Encourage Retelling<br />BOOK TRAILERS<br />Teen Video Contest 2011<br />
  19. 19. Strategy 4 – Be a Good Role Model<br /><ul><li>Read for enjoyment
  20. 20. Things of interest
  21. 21. Share what you’re reading</li></ul>Your children learn from you- they model what they see. <br /><ul><li>Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times</li></li></ul><li>Thank you!<br />gcaserotti@darienlibrary.org<br />@gcaserotti<br />
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