Medieval KnightRead Me a Book! explains how to create stimulating programming by organizing a Guest Readers Program which invites volunteers to read stories related to their occupations or special interests. The program benefits all participants by fostering involvement, expanding students' view of the world, and encouraging literacy. Focusing on programming for upper elementary and middle school levels, Anderson offers specific program plans for Guest Readers representing the arts, language arts, science, social studies, and sports. Each plan includes a suggestion for a read-aloud book, ideas for discussion topics and demonstrations, related books, poetry, music, videos, and follow-up activities. Her comprehensive guide, including tips on finding and recruiting Guest Readers, simplifies the entire process. Teachers, librarians, parents, youth counselors, scout leadersanyone who works with children and wants to promote literacy while offering fun and stimulating programmingwill want this book.
|Publisher:||The Scarecrow Press, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.36(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.49(d)|
About the Author
Adrienne Wigdortz Anderson is a freelance writer whose professional credits include: producer of an award-winning television series for children, puppeteer, storyteller, and creative dramatics/music teacher. Anderson has received numerous awards for her creation of the Guest Readers Program.