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“Myths of Independent Reading”


I’ve been a longtime fan of Nancie Atwell, and love her recent article, Myths of Independent Reading. It’s a must-read for anybody teaching reading.

This is how it’s described:

Teacher and writer Nancie Atwell responds to critics of reading workshop—an approach in which students choose the books they read—by identifying and dissecting five myths about independent reading.

Thanks to Ms. Stewart for the tip.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.


  1. This article appears to be for purchase only. Is there another link to a free version?

    You’re a great WebGuide. Thaks!!

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