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Engaging teens to read - some resources to consider

Want to engage your adolescent students in reading & learning?  The following resources might be helpful.

Video Resources

Building adolescent readers by Kelly Gallagher
Presenting examples of both small- and whole-group discussions, Kelly Gallagher demonstrates how to engage students with a variety of texts, teaching them what it means to be a good reader.

Thoughtful reading : teaching comprehension to adolescents by Cris Tovani
Tape 3. Engaging students : choice, respect, and talk


Engaging adolescents in reading edited by John T. Guthrie
Preview on GoogleBook

Puzzle them first! : motivating adolescent readers with question-finding by A. Vincent Ciardiello

Reading reasons : motivational mini-lessons for middle and high school by Kelly Gallagher
“Why should I read?” Can your students answer that question? In Reading Reasons, Kelly Gallagher offers a series of mini-lessons specifically tailored to motivate middle and high school students to read, and in doing so, to help them understand the importance and relevance reading will take in their lives.

You gotta be the book : teaching engaged and reflective reading with adolescents by Jeffrey D. Wilhelm ; foreword by Michael W. Smith.