Now Read This!

March 2001
Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;03/19/2001, Vol. 69 Issue 20, p3
Presents a graph on the persons who have the greatest impact on children's reading habits.


Related Articles

  • Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement. Paris, Scott G. // Reading Teacher;Oct2002, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p168 

    Focuses on the assessment of children's reading development using leveled texts. Description of the Michigan Literacy Progress Profile; Problems associated with the use of informal reading inventories for measuring reading growth; Solutions to the measurement problems.

  • Reviving Reading. Scherer, Marge // Educational Leadership;Mar2010, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p5 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses a report by the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts on when reading begins to decrease among students, an article on the reading habits of children by Thomas Newkirk, and an article by teacher Donalyn Miller who created a...

  • RAISING READERS 21 STEPS. McElmeel, Sharron L. // Library Talk;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p24 

    Presents tips on how to promote reading in children. Verbal reading; Development of a booktalk activity; Creation of a classroom library.

  • Birthing lifelong readers. Manning, Maryann // Teaching Pre K-8;Jan98, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p99 

    Gives advice on how to initiate and maintain reading interest in children. How to expose children to book handling; Suggestions for children in primary grade levels; Suggestions for children in intermediate grades and middle school.

  • Reading to young children: Statistics to consider.  // Reading Today;Dec97/Jan98, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p25 

    Highlights findings in the federal report `America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being,' on reading among children. Correlation between reading to young children with literacy development and later achievement in reading; Correlation between a mother's educational level and her...

  • Editorial. Paine, John // English 4--11;Summer2007, Issue 30, p2 

    The author discusses various reports published within the issue including Margaret Mallett's article about narrative non-fiction books that capture the interest of children, an initial report of the Teachers as Readers research project and an action-research report by Maureen Lewis and Jo Tregenza.

  • A Fresh Look at Series Books. Truby, Dana // Instructor;May/Jun2003, Vol. 112 Issue 8, p21 

    Presents information on the importance of reading series books by children. Criticisms against series books; Result of research on the pleasure derived from series book reading; Advantages of reading series books.

  • Fifth annual Read-In! set for April 24.  // Reading Today;Feb/Mar98, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p6 

    Reports on the annual Read In! children's books and reading event in the United States. Benefits of participating in the event; Event sponsors; Contact information.

  • Other books you may enjoy reading.  // World Almanac for Kids;1998, p31 

    Presents a reading list for children in the categories of fiction, nonfiction and reference. Fiction including `The Boy who Lived With the Bears and Other Iroquois Stories,' by Joseph Bruchac; Nonfiction including `The Big Beast Book: Dinosaurs and How They Got That Way,' by Jerry Booth;...


Read the Article

Other Topics