Promote your love of reading by posting this "What I'm Reading" poster in a highly visible place. My students are always interested in what I've recently finished reading, what I'm currently reading, and what I'm planning on reading in the future.
I can't even begin to share the powerful conversations that students have sparked based on what I've posted here. I also use this sign as a teaser for what books and authors we might be studying soon. Nothing excites them (and me) more than when kids make a connection with my reading status..."Mr. Penton just finished a book by Gary Paulsen. I can't wait to read it!" or while visiting the library I'll hear a gasp of excitement followed by "Is this the book you are reading next? I'm going to check it out before you!"
Plus, every visitor that has entered my classroom sees the sign since I post it outside my door and every visitor (not exaggerating) has made a comment about my reading interest! It's a great conversation starter for adults as well. :)