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Ready, Set, Match!
Texts for Struggling
Readers
Elizabeth Swaggerty & Faison Powers
East Carolina University
Know Your Students
Interest; Level
El Deafo: 3-9; 2-3
After Happily Ever After: 3-6; 2-3
Amulet: 3-7; 3
Lunch Lady: 3-5; 2-3
Amazing Days of ...
Know Your Texts
Resources
BOOK TRAILERS:
https://booktrailers4kidsandya.wordpress.com/ (book trailers compiled by a school librarian in Ne...
Faison Powers
POWERSF10@students.ecu.edu
Elizabeth Swaggerty
swaggertye@ecu.edu
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts
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Considerations and Strategies for Choosing Texts for 3-5 Students Who Find Reading Difficult or are Reluctant To Read

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Matching 3-5 Struggling Readers to Texts

  1. 1. Ready, Set, Match! Texts for Struggling Readers Elizabeth Swaggerty & Faison Powers East Carolina University
  2. 2. Know Your Students
  3. 3. Interest; Level El Deafo: 3-9; 2-3 After Happily Ever After: 3-6; 2-3 Amulet: 3-7; 3 Lunch Lady: 3-5; 2-3 Amazing Days of Abby Hayes: 3-5; 3 Whatever After: 3-7; 2-3 Middle School: 5-9; 4 Bone: 5-8; 3 Ghostopolis: 5-9; 3 Bad Island: 5-9; 3 Island Series: 3-7; 2-3 Dear Dumb Diary: 3-5,;3 Geronimo Stilton: 3-5; 2-3 Double Play at Short: 3-5; 3 Judy Moody: 3-5; 3
  4. 4. Know Your Texts
  5. 5. Resources BOOK TRAILERS: https://booktrailers4kidsandya.wordpress.com/ (book trailers compiled by a school librarian in New Zealand) http://www.scholastic.com/teacher/videos/teacher-videos.htm Scholastic (videos, books and series) FIND BOOKS: Scholastic Book Wizard: www.scholastic.com/bookwizard Hi-lo (high interest, low readability) book lists (e.g., http://www.ala.org/alsc/compubs/booklists/Hi- Lo_Booklist) Jon Scieszka’s http://guysread.com/ James Pattereson’s http://www.readkiddoread.com/ DIGITAL BOOKS: Tumblebooks: http://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/about_tumblebooks.aspx Scholastic Storia: http://www.scholastic.com/storia-school/ Unite for Literacy: http://www.uniteforliteracy.com/ WEBSITES FOR KIDS: Kids Sports Illustrated: http://www.sikids.com/ Kids National Geographic: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ Swaggerty, E. (2015). Selecting texts for upper elementary students who avoid reading or find reading difficult. In Deborah Wooten and Bernice Cullinan’s (Eds.) Children’s literature in the reading program: An invitation to read, 4th edition. (p. 150-166). Newark, DE: International Literacy Association.
  6. 6. Faison Powers POWERSF10@students.ecu.edu Elizabeth Swaggerty swaggertye@ecu.edu

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