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  • 1. Valerie Rho
    LIS 560
    Spr 09
    Finding Good Reads: Getting Teens To Read Books
  • 2. Introduction
    Testy, aggressive, and easily irritable
    Highly emotional
    Immature judgments
    Irrational
    Experimenting stage
    Short attention span
  • 3. What are teens doing now?
    Watch TV
    Play Video Games
    Use computer (internet)
    Drugs
    Sex
    High Tech Gadgets
    Make-up/fashion
  • 4. Importance of Reading
    it’s fundamental
    teaches valuable lessons
    verbalizes teens feelings/situation
    identify with characters/ find answers
    find role models
    EDUCATES!!!
  • 5. What works:
    Engagement
    Poetry Slam
    Guidance
    Partnership
    Attention
    Popularity/Peer
  • 6. How to find it:
    Interest/Hobby
    Literate
    Customization: novels, articles, comic books, movie books, fan fiction, picture books
    School mandated readings (classics) are boring for teens.
    Boring book = disinterested teens
  • 7. Plan:
    Bring in reading materials recommended by other teenagers
    Have class go around and see some of the books
    Do a book talk/book sharing with students
    Bring a picture book and do read-aloud
  • 8. Assessment:
    Ask students if they remember a title of the book that was shared in class
    See if any books piqued their interest
    Hand out a list of books their peers are reading
    Long term plan: pick a book for the class and do class reading (aloud)
  • 9. What they gain:
    Knowledge
    Vocabulary expansion
    Higher reading level
    Critical Thinking Abilities
    Future writers