How to create a literary-rich school environment

10/15/2012 | Edutopia.org

Middle-grades teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron suggests in this blog post that teachers can spark a passion for reading among students by highlighting student literature projects throughout the school hallways. Wolpert-Gawron suggests a number of project ideas, from having students create movie posters and trailers for their favorite books to having students paint stairs depicting the spines of the top books -- chosen in a schoolwide poll -- to be read before leaving middle school.

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