5 Free Tools for Creating Book Trailer Videos. The traditional book report that asks students to critique the books that they read is a staple of many classrooms.
If you would like to add a new element to book reports try having students add visual and audio components to book reports by having students create book trailers. Book trailers are short videos designed to spark a viewer's interest in a book. A great place to find examples of book trailers is Book Trailers for Readers. If you would like to have your students try to create book trailers, here are five free video tools that are well-suited to that purpose. Resources for Creating Book Trailers. Creating Book Trailers A trailer for The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr.
Morris Lessmore by William Joyce. 21st Century Book Talks & Trailers. "Whatever side people sit on, be it reader or non-reader, a book trailer will fill that gap in a powerful, potent way.
" It's a powerful tool for 21st Century students. "- Chance, Rosemary and Teri Lesesne. "Rethinking Reading Promotion. " Choice Literacy - Articles & Videos - Full Article. In her article Room for Beliefs, Debbie Miller says, "Step outside your classroom door and look back in, as if for the first time.
What do you see? Do you want to come back inside? Or do you want to run and hide? " I loved this article when I first read it and it helped me to think about the messages my classroom gave to the students who entered. 10 reading facts brochure. Read aloud brochure. Top 10 ways to use technology to promote reading. I only steal from the best.
So here we go. Johnson's Top Ten... Author and fan websites. 10 Tips to Create Great Readers. Great readers are made; they are not born (to paraphrase Vince Lombardi).
After all, children don’t enter the world knowing how to decode words, make inferences, or cite evidence. They grow into great readers by learning great habits—accumulating a rich database of skills that add up to the ability to read fluently. Some children pick up those habits when adults read to them. Others will not reach those heights without targeted instruction in the classroom. In a habit-focused classroom, all students get abundant opportunities to practice new skills correctly, so when they sit down to read without our guidance, they can access those tools automatically.
12 Ways to Nurture a Love of Reading. As a classroom teacher, nurturing a love of reading in my students was almost an obsession.
This continued when I had a child. Here are twelve ways to nurture a love of reading in kids. 1. Reflect on reading. We will only do things that we enjoy doing or feel are worth it. Early Learning and Literacy - South Carolina Department of Education.