Engaging Struggling and Non-Readers in the High School Setting
Read Aloud to Your Class
Tie in Reading to Other Media
Incorporate ‘Real Life’ Reading Materials into your Lessons
- Math: The terms and conditions for a credit card. Can be used to help teach compound interest (and credit card responsibility).
- Science (or Health): Food labels and nutritional information.
- English: Job applications. Students can improve their reading and writing skills by tackling the classic ‘What makes you qualified to become a BLANK?’ question.
- Social Studies: Local news stories that focus on issues relevant to your students.