Want students to read more or to help students find their next read? Get them to promote their books to others through a "speed dating" activity.
A collection of micro book reviews (280 characters as per twitter restrictions) that can be used for book talks to promote choice reading selections. Can also be used as exemplars for micro book review assignments.
We assume that high school students can read. But if you teach high school you have come across those students who read the text, maybe even sound great aloud, but still seem to be struggling with comprehension and critical thinking about the text. Need some help supporting your struggling students? Read my 5 part blog series on "How to teach high school students to read." Part 4 tells you how to help students find books to read that they will love and how to incorporate independent choice reading into your everyday curriculum.