Speed dating book talks

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The Definition and the Plan Book Speed Dating, as a program, provides readers with multiple rounds of five minutes each to explore and read from a selection of books in a variety of genres.Two days each week, our students have 90-minute block classes.why not make up a table of graphic novels & popular non fiction selections for our informational readers?Have some of your media helper or frequent flyer kiddos pick their faves and pile them loosely on your tables. Grab twins wherever possible, multiple copies of the same book, that way you have backups or friends can read the same book Laminate some butcher paper book covers with cuts out on the back for bar codes! Choose a few books, write short provocative blurbs on oversized post-it notes and rubber band em up!They often didn’t read a word of the book they checked out before they left!

” It made me smile to hear a senior boy pass by and say those words as I was setting up the decorations for a group of freshmen.For our high school, is an effective approach to pairing up students with “the perfect match” of a book!WHEN BOOKTALKS AREN’T THE ANSWER When students used to come to the media center with their English classes to select a book for an outside reading, I would usually give booktalks. After surfing the web and stalking wonderful librarian blogs, I came up with many already tried-and-true components in support of this event; then I did some hard core recruiting of my most avid student and staff readers. In looking for ways to celebrate Library Lover’s month in February, I decided to jump on the Book Speed Dating train.

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