Sunday, April 7, 2013

Why extensive reading?

I have always felt that extensive reading is a challenging thing for teachers to get their students to do. In the reading classes I have taught, I find myself continually reinforcing the need for our silent reading time in class. I think that at times students can simply cease to see the value in it and see it as busy work. Here is graphic that I found on the extensive reading website that I think spells it out really well.

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