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Can you recommend any books that are at a lower reading level but would still appeal to older students? It can be difficult to find books that have high interest and are also written at a level so that children with reading challenges can enjoy them. A good starting point would be to talk to the special education teachers, reading specialist, and librarian at your child's school.
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If that's true, you could try "hi-lo books. Kids reading below grade level are more apt to read a book that's at their reading level as well as their interest level. Even if your children are older, they might find a topic of interest at a reading level that works for them.
I love book list requests, and this one is especially good. Reading, while a vital skill for societal functioning, is also a hobby. Because the true teen reluctant readers are the ones worth fighting for.
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The key to engaging reluctant teen readers is finding books that are both appealing and accessible. Here are some books that cover topics of high interest to teens, but are written at lower reading levels. A Boy Called Twister dives into the life of Kevin as he deals with being the new kid in high school. The book involves bullying, high school sports and big family secrets.
Submitted by atrump on February 12, - pm. I would love to hear from teachers in this group on their go-to reading materials for adults at beginning literacy levels. We'd like to find ways to incorporate meaningful reading practice into class, but have exhausted our resources at that level.
Where can you find books that will hold the interest of older readers who are still learning to read? Keep in mind that a book for the "reluctant reader" audience may be aimed at a student who is reluctant to read standard topics, but has good reading skills. Also keep in mind that your readers' skills may not be as good as you think they are - take a listen to their reading before you hand them books and say "enjoy!