To make read-to-self a little more FUN, I have incorporated
I purchased these bright little LED flashlights at Target, in the dollar section. I thought it would be easier for students to have the same flashlights, and I love how small and bright these are.
During Flashlight Friday, students get their 'good fit' books, find any cozy space in the classroom, click on their lights...and READ!
It is amazing how the room goes quiet once the lights are turned out! I close the blinds and the door. It's really dark :)
Students read under their desks, on the carpet, on their flipped-over chairs with pillows, on the Ikea chairs...pretty much anywhere.
But the point is...they are READING.
A simple thing to do, but something they look forward to every.single.week.
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