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Wild Naked Reading
Teri Lesesne
and Donalyn Miller
June 2014
www.slideshare.net/professornana
@professornana
www. http://professornana.livejournal.com
www.slideshare.net/donalynm
@donalynbooks
www.bookwhisperer.com
Our Goals
O Talk about WILD readers
O Talk about NAKED reading
O Share some terrific books along the way
But first…
Who are we?
Our reading identities
Teri’s Childhood
Donalyn: The Early Years
Terrible Tween Teri
Donalyn In-Between
Where’s the YA? Teri’s Teens
The YA-YA Years: Donalyn
Teri’s Split Personality
Torn Between Two Covers:
Donalyn
Your Reading Autobiography
O So, what are the highlights of your reading
life?
O What are the low points?
O Titles, series...
Reading Identity
“While students acquire the skills of
reading, they must develop a positive
reading identity to remain re...
Who is in your
Reading Family?
Teri’s Reading Family
My own family, too
Donalyn’s Reading Family
Donalyn’s family, too.
Origin of Title
21
The research?
O Vickey Giles
O Karen Sue Gibson
O Replicated study from 20 years earlier
O The questions?
22
What could someone do to
make you WANT to read
BEFORE/AFTER you read?
The converse: what could someone do to
make you HATE...
What could someone do to make
you want to read BEFORE you
read?
K-12
O Being allowed to choose any book you want to read
24
Science and Math
25
Dystopias
26
Funny Books
27
Picture books
(with some BIG ideas)
28
What could someone do to make
you want to read BEFORE you
read?
K-5
O Reading in a comfortable place like on the floor, in...
Who reads sitting UP?
30
This is reading, too!
31
Can you read with messy desk?
32
And sometimes with Post-it
notes nearby…
What could someone do to make
you want to read BEFORE you
read?
K-5
O Being allowed to buy your own book through a book
fa...
Best Sellers YA
35
YA
36
Best Sellers MG
37
MG
Picture Books
Picture Books
Picture Books
What could someone do to
make you want to read
BEFORE you read?
K-5
O Reading books for a contest
42
Reading for Contest
43
O Involves raising funds for charity
O Is optional for all students
O Not tied to a grade
O Social ...
What could someone do to
make you want to read
BEFORE you read?
K-12
O Having a classroom library
44
Classroom Libraries
45
O Mary Jett Simpson study reported that kids
were more likely to be engaged in books if they
were i...
Some Guidelines
46
O Decide how to organize collections
O Make students the librarians
O Weed
O Develop the collection wit...
What could someone do to make
you want to read BEFORE you
read?
K-12
O Having the teacher read a book or chapter a day
47
Read Alouds
48
49
Include NF
50
What could someone do to
make you want to read
BEFORE you read?
K-12
O Having the teacher take you to the library
51
Going to the Library
(going on a bear hunt)
52
O Expectations
O Collaborate with the school librarian in
advance
O Circula...
What could someone do to
make you want to read
BEFORE you read?
6-12
O Having the author come to the school
53
Real people write books
(and they are alive, too!)
54
Know thy authors!
55
Tips for author visits
O Work through publisher or agent
O Sometimes authors do this themselves
O Use a contract
O Follow ...
What could someone do to make
you want to read BEFORE you
read?
O Seeing the movie or television production of a book.
6-1...
58
Book & Movie
59
Book & Movie
Film about the book
O Memories of The Giver
What could someone do to make
you want to read BEFORE you
read?
6-12
O Being allowed to read books with lots of pictures i...
63
64
NF/GN
65
GN
66
Deep Reading
67
Reading in the Wild: Learning from Lifelong
Readers
Donalyn Miller
“The single factor most strongly
associated with reading achievement—
more than socioeconomic status or any
instructional ...
“Reading books is the only out-of-school
activity for 16-year-olds that is linked to getting
a managerial or professional ...
“Regular reading not only boosts the
likelihood of an individual's academic and
economic success -- facts that are not
esp...
Think about an avid reader who you know.
What characteristics does this person possess
that show he/she is a reader?
Wild Readers…
dedicate time
for reading
“ If you have never said, ‘Excuse me’ to
a parking meter or bashed your shins on
a fireplug, you are probably wasting too
...
Provide independent
reading time in class.
Read in the
"edges."
Naked Truth #1
T is for TRUST
KIDS NEED TO TRUST
O That we are readers and writers as well
O That we take risks with our reading and
writing
O That we k...
Teri
Reading May 16-23 Writing May 16-23
O THE JULIAN CHAPTER
O SEVEN STORIES UP
O THE UNDERTAKING OF LILY
CHEN
O GIRLS LI...
Tween Reads
For Older Teens
Strange New Worlds
Taking Reading Risks
Risky Reading
Knowing the good books
Good books
Letting kids lead
successfully self-
select books
Create opportunities for students to
preview, share, and talk about books.
“Students should have guidance and frequent
opportunities to work with teachers and other students
as a community of learn...
Who is in your
reading
community?
Pr eview Stacks
To-Read lists Preview Stacks
Read Alouds
Book Commer cialsPr eview Stacks
Read Alouds
Five authors every child in grade
_________
should know.
Naked Truth #2
A is for ACCESS
Access
O Physical
O Intellectual
O Moral
O Emotional
Empty shelves?
For five minutes!
PHYSICAL ACCESS
O At home
O In the classroom
O In the school library
O At hand
Intellectual
O Not just levels and lexiles
O Level of abstraction required
O Literary elements such as flashback,
symbolis...
She walked into my office on legs as
long as one of those long-legged birds
that you see in Florida - the pink
ones, not t...
Towards the dragon's lair the
fellowship marched -- a noble
human prince, a fair elf, a surly
dwarf, and a disheveled copy...
On a fine summer morning during the days
of the Puritans, the prison door in the
small New England town of B----n opened
t...
Moral
O Kohlberg
O Preconventional
O Conventional
O Post-conventional
Emotional
O EQ
O Maturity
O Reponse
O Triggers
plan for future
reading
Our Reading Plans
oreading time
ofinishing a book
ospecific titles, series, genres, authors
osome day plans
Naked Truth #3
R is for RESPONSE
RESPONSE Is…
O Personal/Emotive
O Associative/Interpretive
O Critical/Close
O Evaluative/Judgment
exhibit reading
preferences
Read deeply from one author or
genre.
Read books acr oss a r ange of
difficulty.
Read books across a range of difficulty.
M otivation Background Knowledge
Reading Level
Reading
Compr ehension
Prefer fiction to nonfiction and vice
versa.
Follow series.
Read graphic novels, magazines, and
Internet content.
Reread favorite books.
Naked Truth #4
G is for GUIDANCE
Moving from book to book
O LADDERS
O Sideways
O Diagonal
O Step stools
O extensions
for instance…
126
Building, moving, growing
127
Picture book ladder
128
129
130
131
132
133
Or…
134
Family reading ladder
135
136
137
138
139
share books and
reading with other
readers
“Children read more when they see other
people reading.”
--Stephen Krashen (2009)
“Reading Teacher (RT): a teacher who
reads and a reader who teaches”
Commeyras, Bisplinghoff and Olson
(2003)
56% of unenthusiastic readers did not have a
teacher who shared a love of reading, while
64% of enthusiastic readers did h...
Teachers who regularly read for pleasure are
more likely to use recommended literacy
practices in their classrooms than th...
They are more likely
to recognize that reading is a social activity
and to provide opportunity for students to
talk about ...
Find an epicenter reader.
Epicenter Readers
• John Schumacher (@mrschureads)
– Watch. Connect. Read. blog
– Goodreads
– Instagram
– Twitter
• Karin ...
Epicenter Readers in Our Classrooms
Commit to reading more.
Bring your reading life into the classroom.
www.nerdybookclub.com
Participate in personal reading communities.
Every reader has value and a voice in our
community.
Naked Truth #5
E is for
ENGAGEMENT
A Manifesto…
Heinemann, 2015
T is for Teen and
Tween Appeal
And Kid Appeal, too…
Factors
O Character about the same age or older as
the reader (note: this is not a hard and fast
rule Harry Potter, Captai...
Kid Appeal
Tween Appeal
Teen Appeal
Teri’s 50 Favorites 2014
O A Snicker Of Magic
O Zombie Baseball Beatdown
O Wipeout Of The Wireless Weenies
O Comics Squad ...
Teri’s 50 Favorites 2014
O A Snicker Of Magic
O Zombie Baseball Beatdown
O Wipeout Of The Wireless Weenies
O Comics Squad ...
O Poisoned Apples
O Rules Of Summer
O The Great Greene Heist
O 5, 6, 7, Nate!
O The Question Of Miracles
O Vivian Apple At...
O Poem-mobiles: Crazy Car Poems
O Noggin
O The Bronte Sisters: The Brief Lives Of
Charlotte, Emily, And Anne
O The Pilot A...
O Shakespeare Star Wars
O Pete Seeger’s The Storm
O Grasshopper Jungle
O Weasels
O F This Test
O Lindbergh, The Tale Of A ...
O Alice From Dallas
O The Grudge Keeper
O President Taft Is Stuck In The Bath
O A Catfish Take
O Stone Soup With Matzoh Ba...
Donalyn’s Best of 2014 (so far)
O Slideshare lists and presentations
O #bookaday Twitter event
O Goodreads
O 2014 Nerdy Bo...
“I have long been convinced that the central
and most important goal of reading instruction
is to foster a love of reading...
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  1. 1. Wild Naked Reading Teri Lesesne and Donalyn Miller June 2014
  2. 2. www.slideshare.net/professornana @professornana www. http://professornana.livejournal.com
  3. 3. www.slideshare.net/donalynm @donalynbooks www.bookwhisperer.com
  4. 4. Our Goals O Talk about WILD readers O Talk about NAKED reading O Share some terrific books along the way
  5. 5. But first… Who are we? Our reading identities
  6. 6. Teri’s Childhood
  7. 7. Donalyn: The Early Years
  8. 8. Terrible Tween Teri
  9. 9. Donalyn In-Between
  10. 10. Where’s the YA? Teri’s Teens
  11. 11. The YA-YA Years: Donalyn
  12. 12. Teri’s Split Personality
  13. 13. Torn Between Two Covers: Donalyn
  14. 14. Your Reading Autobiography O So, what are the highlights of your reading life? O What are the low points? O Titles, series, authors, books you recall strongly?
  15. 15. Reading Identity “While students acquire the skills of reading, they must develop a positive reading identity to remain readers.” —Serafini, 2013
  16. 16. Who is in your Reading Family?
  17. 17. Teri’s Reading Family
  18. 18. My own family, too
  19. 19. Donalyn’s Reading Family
  20. 20. Donalyn’s family, too.
  21. 21. Origin of Title 21
  22. 22. The research? O Vickey Giles O Karen Sue Gibson O Replicated study from 20 years earlier O The questions? 22
  23. 23. What could someone do to make you WANT to read BEFORE/AFTER you read? The converse: what could someone do to make you HATE to read BEFORE/AFTER you read? 23
  24. 24. What could someone do to make you want to read BEFORE you read? K-12 O Being allowed to choose any book you want to read 24
  25. 25. Science and Math 25
  26. 26. Dystopias 26
  27. 27. Funny Books 27
  28. 28. Picture books (with some BIG ideas) 28
  29. 29. What could someone do to make you want to read BEFORE you read? K-5 O Reading in a comfortable place like on the floor, in a bean bag chair, or in a rocking chair 29
  30. 30. Who reads sitting UP? 30
  31. 31. This is reading, too! 31
  32. 32. Can you read with messy desk? 32
  33. 33. And sometimes with Post-it notes nearby…
  34. 34. What could someone do to make you want to read BEFORE you read? K-5 O Being allowed to buy your own book through a book fair. 34
  35. 35. Best Sellers YA 35
  36. 36. YA 36
  37. 37. Best Sellers MG 37
  38. 38. MG
  39. 39. Picture Books
  40. 40. Picture Books
  41. 41. Picture Books
  42. 42. What could someone do to make you want to read BEFORE you read? K-5 O Reading books for a contest 42
  43. 43. Reading for Contest 43 O Involves raising funds for charity O Is optional for all students O Not tied to a grade O Social justice
  44. 44. What could someone do to make you want to read BEFORE you read? K-12 O Having a classroom library 44
  45. 45. Classroom Libraries 45 O Mary Jett Simpson study reported that kids were more likely to be engaged in books if they were in the classroom even if the library was across the hall. O Eliminates excuses for not having a book to read in hand. O Models your thinking about the importance of having books in the classroom.
  46. 46. Some Guidelines 46 O Decide how to organize collections O Make students the librarians O Weed O Develop the collection with current kids in mind
  47. 47. What could someone do to make you want to read BEFORE you read? K-12 O Having the teacher read a book or chapter a day 47
  48. 48. Read Alouds 48
  49. 49. 49
  50. 50. Include NF 50
  51. 51. What could someone do to make you want to read BEFORE you read? K-12 O Having the teacher take you to the library 51
  52. 52. Going to the Library (going on a bear hunt) 52 O Expectations O Collaborate with the school librarian in advance O Circulate with kids and do random booktalks O Readers advisory
  53. 53. What could someone do to make you want to read BEFORE you read? 6-12 O Having the author come to the school 53
  54. 54. Real people write books (and they are alive, too!) 54
  55. 55. Know thy authors! 55
  56. 56. Tips for author visits O Work through publisher or agent O Sometimes authors do this themselves O Use a contract O Follow the contract O Piggyback on other appearance possibilities O Provide books for those who cannot buy them
  57. 57. What could someone do to make you want to read BEFORE you read? O Seeing the movie or television production of a book. 6-12 57
  58. 58. 58
  59. 59. Book & Movie 59
  60. 60. Book & Movie
  61. 61. Film about the book O Memories of The Giver
  62. 62. What could someone do to make you want to read BEFORE you read? 6-12 O Being allowed to read books with lots of pictures in them. 62
  63. 63. 63
  64. 64. 64
  65. 65. NF/GN 65
  66. 66. GN 66
  67. 67. Deep Reading 67
  68. 68. Reading in the Wild: Learning from Lifelong Readers Donalyn Miller
  69. 69. “The single factor most strongly associated with reading achievement— more than socioeconomic status or any instructional approach—is independent reading.” — Stephen Krashen, The Power of Reading
  70. 70. “Reading books is the only out-of-school activity for 16-year-olds that is linked to getting a managerial or professional job in later life.” —University of Oxford, 2011
  71. 71. “Regular reading not only boosts the likelihood of an individual's academic and economic success -- facts that are not especially surprising -- but it also seems to awaken a person's social and civic sense.” — “To Read or Not to Read,” NEA, 2007
  72. 72. Think about an avid reader who you know. What characteristics does this person possess that show he/she is a reader?
  73. 73. Wild Readers…
  74. 74. dedicate time for reading
  75. 75. “ If you have never said, ‘Excuse me’ to a parking meter or bashed your shins on a fireplug, you are probably wasting too much valuable reading time.” ~ Sherri Chasin Calvo
  76. 76. Provide independent reading time in class.
  77. 77. Read in the "edges."
  78. 78. Naked Truth #1 T is for TRUST
  79. 79. KIDS NEED TO TRUST O That we are readers and writers as well O That we take risks with our reading and writing O That we know something about good books O That we are open to their recommendations
  80. 80. Teri Reading May 16-23 Writing May 16-23 O THE JULIAN CHAPTER O SEVEN STORIES UP O THE UNDERTAKING OF LILY CHEN O GIRLS LIKE US O SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA O REVENGE OF THE FLOWER GIRLS O LOOKING FOR JACK KEROUAC O LAUGHING AT NY NIGHTMARE O THE RIVERMAN O Daily book blog O Daily professional issues blog O Drafted chapter on Immersion O #bproots
  81. 81. Tween Reads
  82. 82. For Older Teens
  83. 83. Strange New Worlds
  84. 84. Taking Reading Risks
  85. 85. Risky Reading
  86. 86. Knowing the good books
  87. 87. Good books
  88. 88. Letting kids lead
  89. 89. successfully self- select books
  90. 90. Create opportunities for students to preview, share, and talk about books.
  91. 91. “Students should have guidance and frequent opportunities to work with teachers and other students as a community of learners, observing their teachers as readers and writers. —NCTE Position on the Teaching of English Book Commer cials
  92. 92. Who is in your reading community? Pr eview Stacks
  93. 93. To-Read lists Preview Stacks Read Alouds Book Commer cialsPr eview Stacks Read Alouds
  94. 94. Five authors every child in grade _________ should know.
  95. 95. Naked Truth #2 A is for ACCESS
  96. 96. Access O Physical O Intellectual O Moral O Emotional
  97. 97. Empty shelves? For five minutes!
  98. 98. PHYSICAL ACCESS O At home O In the classroom O In the school library O At hand
  99. 99. Intellectual O Not just levels and lexiles O Level of abstraction required O Literary elements such as flashback, symbolism, foreshadowing O Themes
  100. 100. She walked into my office on legs as long as one of those long-legged birds that you see in Florida - the pink ones, not the white ones - except that she was standing on both of them, not just one of them, like those birds, the pink ones, and she wasn't wearing pink, but I knew right away that she was trouble, which those birds usually aren't.
  101. 101. Towards the dragon's lair the fellowship marched -- a noble human prince, a fair elf, a surly dwarf, and a disheveled copyright attorney who was frantically trying to find a way to differentiate this story from "Lord of the Rings."
  102. 102. On a fine summer morning during the days of the Puritans, the prison door in the small New England town of B----n opened to release a convicted adulteress, the Scarlet Letter A embroidered on her dress, along with the Scarlet Letters B through J, a veritable McGuffey's Reader of Scarlet Letters, one for each little tyke waiting for her at the gate.
  103. 103. Moral O Kohlberg O Preconventional O Conventional O Post-conventional
  104. 104. Emotional O EQ O Maturity O Reponse O Triggers
  105. 105. plan for future reading
  106. 106. Our Reading Plans oreading time ofinishing a book ospecific titles, series, genres, authors osome day plans
  107. 107. Naked Truth #3 R is for RESPONSE
  108. 108. RESPONSE Is… O Personal/Emotive O Associative/Interpretive O Critical/Close O Evaluative/Judgment
  109. 109. exhibit reading preferences
  110. 110. Read deeply from one author or genre. Read books acr oss a r ange of difficulty.
  111. 111. Read books across a range of difficulty. M otivation Background Knowledge Reading Level Reading Compr ehension
  112. 112. Prefer fiction to nonfiction and vice versa.
  113. 113. Follow series.
  114. 114. Read graphic novels, magazines, and Internet content.
  115. 115. Reread favorite books.
  116. 116. Naked Truth #4 G is for GUIDANCE
  117. 117. Moving from book to book O LADDERS O Sideways O Diagonal O Step stools O extensions
  118. 118. for instance… 126
  119. 119. Building, moving, growing 127 Picture book ladder
  120. 120. 128
  121. 121. 129
  122. 122. 130
  123. 123. 131
  124. 124. 132
  125. 125. 133
  126. 126. Or… 134 Family reading ladder
  127. 127. 135
  128. 128. 136
  129. 129. 137
  130. 130. 138
  131. 131. 139
  132. 132. share books and reading with other readers
  133. 133. “Children read more when they see other people reading.” --Stephen Krashen (2009)
  134. 134. “Reading Teacher (RT): a teacher who reads and a reader who teaches” Commeyras, Bisplinghoff and Olson (2003)
  135. 135. 56% of unenthusiastic readers did not have a teacher who shared a love of reading, while 64% of enthusiastic readers did have such a teacher. --Nathanson, Pruslow and Levitt (2008)
  136. 136. Teachers who regularly read for pleasure are more likely to use recommended literacy practices in their classrooms than those teachers who do not engage in pleasure reading.
  137. 137. They are more likely to recognize that reading is a social activity and to provide opportunity for students to talk about their reading. Morrison, Jacobs, and Swinyard (1999); McKool & Gespass (2009)
  138. 138. Find an epicenter reader.
  139. 139. Epicenter Readers • John Schumacher (@mrschureads) – Watch. Connect. Read. blog – Goodreads – Instagram – Twitter • Karin Perry (@karinlibrarian) – Karin’s Book Nook – Goodreads – Instagram – Facebook – Twitter
  140. 140. Epicenter Readers in Our Classrooms
  141. 141. Commit to reading more.
  142. 142. Bring your reading life into the classroom.
  143. 143. www.nerdybookclub.com Participate in personal reading communities.
  144. 144. Every reader has value and a voice in our community.
  145. 145. Naked Truth #5 E is for ENGAGEMENT
  146. 146. A Manifesto… Heinemann, 2015
  147. 147. T is for Teen and Tween Appeal And Kid Appeal, too…
  148. 148. Factors O Character about the same age or older as the reader (note: this is not a hard and fast rule Harry Potter, Captain Underpants, and adults who read YA) O Character facing situation reader might encounter (realistic even in fantasy and sci- fi) O Cover, length, first paragraph, action versus telling
  149. 149. Kid Appeal
  150. 150. Tween Appeal
  151. 151. Teen Appeal
  152. 152. Teri’s 50 Favorites 2014 O A Snicker Of Magic O Zombie Baseball Beatdown O Wipeout Of The Wireless Weenies O Comics Squad Recess O Happy Birthday Babymouse O Grandfather Gandhi O Firefly In July O Ophelia And The Marvelous Boy O The Scar Boys O Cosmobiography Of Sun Ra
  153. 153. Teri’s 50 Favorites 2014 O A Snicker Of Magic O Zombie Baseball Beatdown O Wipeout Of The Wireless Weenies O Comics Squad Recess O Happy Birthday Babymouse O Grandfather Gandhi O Firefly In July O Ophelia And The Marvelous Boy O The Scar Boys O Cosmobiography Of Sun Ra
  154. 154. O Poisoned Apples O Rules Of Summer O The Great Greene Heist O 5, 6, 7, Nate! O The Question Of Miracles O Vivian Apple At The End Of The World O Cleopatra In Space O The Julian Chapter O Seven Stories Up
  155. 155. O Poem-mobiles: Crazy Car Poems O Noggin O The Bronte Sisters: The Brief Lives Of Charlotte, Emily, And Anne O The Pilot And The Little Prince O Emily’s Blue Period O Baby Bear O No Monkeys, No Chocolate O Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Everything
  156. 156. O Shakespeare Star Wars O Pete Seeger’s The Storm O Grasshopper Jungle O Weasels O F This Test O Lindbergh, The Tale Of A Flying Mouse O The Scraps Book O Princess Labelmaker O Half A Chance O There Was An Old Cowpoke Who Swallowed An Ant O Jacob's New Dress
  157. 157. O Alice From Dallas O The Grudge Keeper O President Taft Is Stuck In The Bath O A Catfish Take O Stone Soup With Matzoh Balls BE SURE TO ADD SOME OF YOUR OWN!
  158. 158. Donalyn’s Best of 2014 (so far) O Slideshare lists and presentations O #bookaday Twitter event O Goodreads O 2014 Nerdy Book Club Shortlist
  159. 159. “I have long been convinced that the central and most important goal of reading instruction is to foster a love of reading.” –Linda Gambrell, “Creating Classroom Cultures that Foster Reading Motivation”

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