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Independent Reading Packet

Easy to use for busy parents and teachers!

FREEIndependent reading hooks kids on reading because they can choose their own books according to their own interests. At the same time, they can practice previously taught reading skills and improve in many ways.

The books, however, should be fairly close their reading levels.

Use Reading Spotlight’s QRLE to assess approximate reading level. Find out how to do it here:

Choosing Books For Children

Reading success is cumulative, as is reading decline.

Students who read independently become better and more motivated

students who read independently accrue superior vocabularies, higher reading scores, better writing skills, and improved reading rate.

This packet includes:

  1. Parent Letter
  2. Questions from educational research that improve reading motivation
  3. A simple Record Sheet
  4. Ideas for incentives and rewards that are free or inexpensive

Students who read independently accrue superior vocabularies, higher reading scores, better writing skills, and improved reading rate.

Perfect for at-school, summer, or distance learning!