In an attempt to incorporate research-based strategies including teacher modeling of reading and literature discussion groups into a fifth-grade reading curriculum, a teacher finds her students in a small, southwest town very receptive. This teacher research project involved reading with students while they were reading, as well as reading aloud to students as a regular part of reading instruction. Students also benefited from participation in literature discussion groups centered on a book of their choice. Positive effects on attitudes, reading behaviors, and progress in reading resulted.
"Benefits of Teacher Modeling of Reading and Literature Discussion Groups in a Fifth-Grade Classroom,"
Essays in Education: Vol. 13
, Article 3.
Available at: https://openriver.winona.edu/eie/vol13/iss1/3