How "whole novel" lessons help readers at all levels

12/2/2012 | Teacher Leaders Network

Having students read an entire novel on their own before discussing it in class helps readers of all levels grasp the material and be more prepared to talk about it, educator Ariel Sacks writes in this blog post. With input from her co-teachers Daniel Brink-Washington and Marcia Stiman-Lavian, Sacks writes that the "whole novel" approach helps students with disabilities and those who read below grade level to go at their own pace. More advanced students can reread for deeper understanding or read other books by the same author, Sacks writes.

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