Independent Reading: (updated 9-2017)
Information literacy topics:
Reading for pleasure
Objective: To identify genres, styles, and narrative content of fiction books, to develop a personal approach to personal reading habits.
1: Find the activities for this class, at:
Amity website→High School→AHS Library Information Center
(tab) Find Online Stuff→By Subject→Reading
(tab) Literacy Workshop → “Independent Reading: Fiction”
Listen to an exciting excerpt from one of the books read by the teacher.
Share what you think the book might be about, what you think happens before the part you heard, and after the part you heard.
4. Student activity: “Speed-dating”
“Browse” 1 book for a minute, check whether you might be interested, and and move to another book. Do this 3 times.