Independent reading is involving students in the personal choice of their reading material to promote lifelong interest in consumption and enjoyment.
What is the Difference Between SSR and Independent Reading? Link
What is our belief about supporting independent reading for our students?
Where does the the teacher fit into the big picture of promoting independent reading?
Teacher's full participation to instruct, scaffold, and confer while
Teacher's choice of use of time for
Teacher's mindset of access to texts supports
Teacher's opportunities to model and think aloud includes
Teacher's awareness of English language learners for
Independent reading is not teacher-chosen whole group novel study.