Tired of the old book reports? How do you get your students to show what they've learned when reading on their own? How do you maintain enthusiasm and engagement with reading assignments in and out of the classroom? WIth these ideas that are meant to span an entire year of school, your students will never become bored and you can rest easy knowing these tried and true reading projects WORK! Written and used by 19 year veteran teacher of grades K-6, Christine Ontko has compiled her best made reading projects, along with rubrics for grades 2-5 in this neat booklet.
Christine "Miss Christie" Ontko has been a teacher for 19 years on the small Lake Erie Island of Put-in-Bay, Ohio. She is also a 5th generation islander and has been writing for her local paper for years in a column perfectly named "Island Girl." In her years as an elementary teacher, she has taught all grades, including preschool. First and foremost, she believes teachers should focus on love in the classroom. Then, learing and growth exists almost spontaeously, with students who WANT to do well.