10 reasons to do an author study — Reading Rockets
81 generalizations about free voluntary reading (pdf, 231KB) — Stephen Krashen
Becoming a classroom of readers — Donalyn Miller describes the key elements of her classroom practice (middle school level)
Free Voluntary Reading (FVR) pays big dividends — William Marson, an elementary teacher in California, found that Free Voluntary Reading revolutionised his students’ attitudes to reading
Reading for pleasure — This website for teachers provides research based guidance and materials to help you build a community of readers
Seven rule of engagement, what's most important to know about motivation to read (pdf, 307KB) — Linda Gambrell, great tips and suggestions about motivating readers
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