Do you feel like you sometimes need to jump through hoops to get your students to become motivated as readers?
To become better readers students should be (click any link to learn more):
- reading a variety of genres
- interacting regularly with the text
- engaging in peer group text-based discussions and
- responding to literature in a variety of ways
But most importantly, they just need to READ! These adorable bookmarks will inspire your students to spend more time with books. You could make them yourself to give as prizes and incentives to students as part of your classroom management plan or you could let the students make them as
a fun activity. Perhaps you could even collaborate with the school's art teacher.
Monsters are popular with kids. They are fun throughout the year, but are especially popular during the month of October. If you need inspiration you'll find it on my October lesson and activities page.
If you don't want the monster fun to stop, be sure to check out my detailed blog post showing how to incorporate a monster theme into your classroom.
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