May Theme: Engaging the Reluctant Reader
Sometimes all it takes is one book to engage a child who may be reluctant to read. Though it’s the end of the school year (for most), it’s never too late to try to entice a new reader. This month, I will share books that explore reading as a topic.
The Jellybeans and the Big Book Bonanza is another great book that demonstrates the power of reading. Similar to Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I don’t), Anna and her friends must find a book about a thing they love to write a book report. All of her friends find one, will Anna?
Lesson idea: Have your own “Big Book Bonanza.” Ask students to choose their own favorite topic, find a book related to it, and create an interesting book project about it.
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