Fostering a Reading/Writing Life Using Independent Reading

Presented on October 16, 2015, at the PA Council of Teachers of English Language Arts (PCTELA) Annual Conference, Harrisburg, PA.


Feel free to browse this site for additional materials and ideas. Much of the information shared in the presentation is available in one or more of the blogs posted on this site. Some graphics (like the 2 HR/WK reading chart and the Reading Rate) are on my teacher site, Also on my teacher site are a list of articles and resources that support independent reading practices in the classroom (go to > Honors World Lit > Parents).