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    Education Standards

    Reading Engagement Lesson 2: Speed Book Dating

    Reading Engagement Lesson 2: Speed Book Dating

    Overview

    In this lesson there will be books placed on tables around the library with questionnaires for students to answer in the format of "speed dating" to help students choose a book matching their interests and reading level.

    Summary

    In this lesson there will be books placed on tables around the library with questionnaires for students to answer in the format of "speed dating" to help students choose a book matching their interests and reading level.

    Materials

    • Books that match students Interests and Reading Survey. (From Reading Engagement Lesson Plan)
    • Book Speed Dating Questionnaire. (See attachment after lesson plan)

    Review Reading Engagment Lesson Plans 1 and 3

    Background for Teachers

    This is the second activity in a three lesson sequence. The students should have completed the Interests and Reading Survey prior to Speed Book Dating. The librarian takes the survey results and compiles a selection of compatible books for the activity.

    Student Prior Knowledge

    Survey results: reading interests and reading experiences.

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    Students use information from their interest survey (lesson 1) and books they "speed dated" and choose a book that's right for them.

    Instructional Procedures

    Directions on questionnaire and how and when to rotate books, model the appropriate way to fill out the Speed Dating questions.

    Speed book dating rotation, give each student 60 seconds every rotation, and 30 seconds to answer Book Speed Dating questions.

    Students share favorite book they "dated" with the class using specific information from questionnaire

    Strategies for Diverse Learners

    Different reading levels and books that match interest surveys.

    Extensions

    Students check out books for individual reading.

    Assessment Plan

    Completed speed dating questionnaires.