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20 Tips to encourage kids to Read

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20 Tips to encourage kids to Read


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