Looking to keep kids accountable for their reading - but in an engaging, real-life way instead of reading logs turning the joy of reading into a chore? Using Goodreads with your students can give students a social media outlet to share their reading and their love of books, and this set of materials
One of the best ways to get students engaged with the Spanish culture & language is through their interests! If a student is interested in reading & literature, this assignment will allow them to explore Spanish writers & their work. Students will then use their acquired knowledge to c
You're a school librarian - elementary or middle - wouldn't you just love to give your students a presentation during prep block or lunchtime activity block to introduce them to some new book-sharing sites? One that includes a list of links that you could quickly add to your library page? But who ha
Are you looking for a way to assess your students' engagement with Goodreads without making it feel like the typical required reading? If so, this rubric's for you. It's specifically designed for the new Goodreaders out there.
Make independent reading more authentic and engaging for students by getting them on Goodreads, an online reading community. This slideshow provides step-by-step, visual instructions for setting up their accounts.
The independent reading project provides students the agency to choose a text interesting to them and the autonomy to read it at their own pace. The independent nature of this project acts as a counter-balance to the communal/group activities and projects encompassing much of the rest of the class.
As a complement to reading, this tool will provide a “real-life” looking template for students to record information about assigned and/or independent reading. This template may serve as an introduction to the goodreads website, which is being used increasingly by schools to help facilitate independ
This is a presentation used to introduce a Goodreads project for students. Aimed at middle to high school students to re-ignite a passion for reading for fun. Presently written for Grade 6 but editable to suit any grade.The presentation includes:-title slide-the benefits of reading-prompt for discus
This activity is best used after a book talk in the library or with a teacher. Students then research the books on Goodreads.com and use the reviews to make their final selection. Students need to read, evaluate and then explain their reasoning.
If you and your students aren't already using Goodreads, you should be! It's like social media for books. https://www.goodreads.com/
Each quarter my students read 500 pages, and I give assignments such as this to hold them accountable for their independent reading.
For this assignment they must writ
Step by step, student friendly instructions for how to create a Goodreads account. Goodreads accounts can be an invaluable social networking tool for educators and students alike, where you can record independent reading books read and enhance student discussions around class reads. Furthermore, it
Reviews from Goodreads.com where the ebook received a 4.45 out of 5 rating:This a great introduction, if not then the best introduction, to African American History. If you are wanting to know more about the story of African Americans this book is very readable and accurate. When I taught our school
Quotes taken from "Good Reads" online to display for students to be inspired daily. These daily affirmations are quotes from famous people students learn about in school or in the real-world that can be applied to their lives. These slides can be used on Google Classrooms, digital announcement board
Invite students to browse goodreads or any other book search webpage to choose 6 books that they would like to read in 2014. Allow students to search your library's OPAC to check if your library has that particular book for check-out. If not, students can write down that title on a Post-It and post
If you love apps like GoodReads, then you will love this simple and easy to use Google Sheets. Once you have finished reading a book, you enter the information in the chart, and it will start to track your reading data into colorful graphs. Happy Reading.
This is a test made up in part of questions from smaller goodreads quizzes, gradesaver ideas, and reflection questions. This is a good summative activity for the end of reading The Selection by Kiera Cass. Includes multiple choice, fill in the blanks, short answer, paragraph response, literary devic
This product can be used throughout the year as a way of promoting "good reads" among student peers. It is also great option to use as a bulletin board in your classroom library area! Another alternative, would be to use this as a skill assessment for summarizing and/or character traits.