Do you feel like an octopus trying to manage multiple classroom books or reading projects at once? You don't need eight arms to be effective. Instead, you need eight strategies for engaging your students and promoting a love of reading and inquiry. This article explores practical, technology rich projects that will engage students in reading.
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Explore Electronic Books and Online Reading from Teacher Tap.
Explore 42explore Projects.
Explore Literature-based WebQuests from Literature Ladders.
Explore WebQuests from Teacher Tap.
Locating Literature-based Materials
Read Search for Book Information and Lessons from Literature Ladders
Read Identify Topics and Resources from Literature Ladders
Explore Author and Illustrator Resources from Teacher Tap
Explore Newberys and the Net from Literature Ladders
Explore Caldecott Connections from Literature Ladders
Explore Fun with Favorites from Literature Ladders
Creating Meaningful Learning Activities
Explore Collaborative and Interactive Online Projects from Literature Ladders.
Explore Book Review Projects from Teacher Tap.
Explore Literature Circles from Literature Ladders.
Explore the following examples: