Turn reluctant readers into lovers of literature
We’ve all seen it happen: we dedicate the lower primary years to teaching students reading skills, only to discover that by upper primary half the class don’t want to read. There are many reasons why children lose interest in literature. Some are turned off by having to read books they don’t enjoy. Others struggle to understand the nuances of good literature and get limited pleasure from the experience. And many children, given the choice, would rather play online games with their friends than read a good book.
So how do we turn reluctant readers into literature lovers? Here are five ways you can rekindle a passion for reading in your classroom.
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