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Best of Teaching Reading (including Teacher Tools!)

July 28, 2015

Teaching reading is a complex endeavor at any stage, but I love working with my emerging readers in high school. There truly is nothing better than watching a student enjoy a book for the first time, or figure out a complex passage all on their own. I’ve written tons about reading on this blog, so here is a collection of some of my best posts in three different categories, including my popular Teacher Tools!

Teacher Tools for Teaching Reading:

Using Commentary for Teaching Literature (Teacher Tools included!)

Literature Document-Based Questions (Teacher Tools included!)

Checklist for Reading Conferences (Teacher Tools included!)


Independent Reading

Discovering Young Adult Literature

We Need Diverse books!

Summer Reading – Fun for Everyone!

Let’s put our money where our mouth is


What does it really mean to teach reading to high schoolers?

Holy cow – they’re actually reading! 

Beyond Identify

The Farce of Test Prep



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