February 19, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Five classics for 2019: The Age of Innocence

We have five classics for you and your students to explore this year. When we read a story, we read so much more than the plot. Stories, and especially classics, open the door to multiple worlds, which can become exciting … Continue reading

January 24, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Five classics for 2019: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

We have five classics for you and your students to explore this year. When we read a story, we read so much more than the plot. Stories, and especially classics, open the door to multiple worlds, which we can become … Continue reading

January 22, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Five classics for 2019: The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle

We have five classics for you and your students to explore this year. When we read a story, we read so much more than the plot. Stories, and especially classics, open the door to multiple worlds, which we can become … Continue reading

May 3, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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“The more, the merrier”: extensive reading in the classroom

The more I talk to my students and colleagues, the more I am convinced that good readers make good language learners across the skills. One recent and somewhat surprising discovery was that some students credit their excellent pronunciation to the … Continue reading

December 25, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Five literary Christmas scenes

When we think of Christmas, our memories often get mixed with scenes that we have read in books, poems or seen in films. We have five stories to share with you, all of which tell us about a different aspects … Continue reading