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ERIC Number: EJ945717
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1049-5851
Thirteen for Thirteen-Year-Olds
Instructor, v120 n6 p36-38 Sum 2011
What does it take to reach a middle school reader? Literacy expert Laura Robb recently shared her top strategies in a webcast for Scholastic fans. This article presents Robb's 13 strategies for thirteen-year-olds. These are: (1) Respect students' search for self; (2) Embrace blogging; (3) Send texts in class; (4) Take words apart; (5) Build vocabulary; (6) Have students use readers' notebooks; (7) Use mentor texts; (8) give students choice; (9) Respect the genres; (10) Meet one on one; (11) Get rid of one's desk; (12) Have kids share recommendations with one another; and (13) Don't ask kids to do things teachers wouldn't do themselves.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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