How To Get Students Excited To Read

We all know that feeling that we get when we come across an activity or lesson we wished our teachers did when we were in elementary school. The one that changes our approach and perspective and is a total game changer in our own classroom. This is one of those activities!! I am talking about reading with flashlights. Many teachers refer to it as Flashlight Friday; reading to self with a handheld flashlight on a Friday. I thought it would be a fun activity to do every once in a while or even as a reward incentive. I took the … Continue reading How To Get Students Excited To Read

Book Reports Through Flipgrid

Book reports. Students tend to have a love-hate relationship with these simple book summaries. Want to be able to bring in the fun to book reports while also exposing other students to a variety of genres, personal opinions, and recommendations of a variety of novels? I have a fun and engaging way to have students interact with books! In the past, I have had students complete book reports and I met with them one-on-one to discuss story elements, favorite parts, interesting characters, and opinions of the book chosen. I wanted to intertwine this conversation that I have one-on-one with students … Continue reading Book Reports Through Flipgrid