Lesson Plan

Reading Inventories

Want to engage students in reading? Give them books that they want to read! This lesson will give you a chance to learn about your readers so that you can best support them to become fluent readers.
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to articulate the types of texts they would like to read.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
Reading Interest Survey
  • Ask students to think about the books they like to read or have read aloud to them.
  • Have students turn and talk to share about one of their favorite books. Ask clarifying questions of students to prompt them to share the name of the book, to give a summary of what the book is about, and to share why they like it.