I Won't Read and You Can't Make Me: Reaching Reluctant Teen Readers / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Marilyn Reynolds has brought many disaffected, school-hostile, and wholly unmotivated students into the ranks of lifelong readers. In this concise, practical book, she shares techniques she has used and personal anecdotes that reveal much about reluctant readers and teachers who struggle daily to engage them. Among many other key topics, Reynolds discusses:
- the importance of respect for students' attitudes, experiences, perceptions, and choices regarding reading
- tips for motivating reluctant readers
- classroom management issues
- tudent/teacher/program accountability.
Read Reynolds and offer your reluctant readers the gift of a reading habit.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.34(d)|
|Age Range:||12 - 17 Years|
About the Author
A prolific young adult novelist and Emmy Award nominee, Marilyn Reynolds knows teens. She has taught reading to at-risk high school students for more than 30 years. She also conducts workshops for teachers of reluctant readers and makes motivational presentations to middle and high schools across the country. One of her greatest pleasures is hearing This is the first book I have ever read. Got any more?
Table of Contents
I Won't Read and You Can't Make Me
Let Me Tell You This, Reading Will Lead Lives
Do You Ever Get in Trouble for Using Bad Words in Your Books?
Bibliotherapy Is Not a Four-Letter Word
What Makes for a Successful SSR Program?
Why Bother with the Ones Who Can't or Won't Get with the Program?
Beware of Weapons of Mass Instruction
From Teacher to Writer
Tricks of the Trade
A. How I Learned to Read
B. Nurturing Your Writing Self
C. Down in Infamy